John O'Connor

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

McKnight's 2015 Tech Awards contest kicks off today

McKnight's 2015 Tech Awards contest kicks off today

The 2015 McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards program is now accepting submissions from skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement community operators.

'Cost of care' put at $91,250

Providers may be under increased reimbursement restraints, but consumers might have a hard time believing it. The median charge for a private room in a skilled care facility exceeds $90,000 a year, a new survey finds.

Feds to target value, outlays

Providers can kiss fee-for-service payments goodbye, says Kathleen Sebelius.

What the future holds

What the future holds

Like many people, I often wonder what operators should be doing to prep for the road ahead. So when the final program for last month's NIC Capital Business Strategies Forum listed a session called "The Future of Skilled Nursing," I made sure to attend.

Medicare payment group changes name

A Medicare payment watchdog group saddled with huge case backlogs and heavily criticized for causing delays in resolving reimbursement issues has changed its name and location on the web.

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