John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades. He oversees the editorial team and the content they produce. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

Innovative partnerships can end 'silo' approach, Kramer predicts

Innovative partnerships can end 'silo' approach, Kramer predicts

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New partnerships connecting operators with other supportive services may finally end the silo-based approach that has dominated eldercare services in recent decades.

This Price is no bargain

This Price is no bargain

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Dr. Tom Price recently became Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Long-term care operators should cast a wary eye for two reasons: Medicaid and Medicare.

An overtime quandary

An overtime quandary

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Mick Jones allegedly wrote "Should I stay or should I go" in 1981 while contemplating whether to leave The Clash. The context may be different this time, but many long-term care operators can well relate to the song's sentiment.

The real staffing puzzle

The real staffing puzzle

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When you ask people in this sector about the biggest staffing challenges ahead, responses often pour into familiar buckets.

Canaries in a coal mine

Canaries in a coal mine

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When it comes to measuring how well a long-term care facility is doing, we all know the usual benchmarks: revenues, profits and census levels.

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