It's not quite in the dirty-little-secret category, but here it is: The nation's recent economic downturn was good for the bottom line at many urban long-term care facilities. Change appears to be on the way.
McKnight's Newsmaker Videos: Gingrich talks about healthcare reform, Zandi addresses economic recoverySeptember 27, 2010
Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, believes healthcare reform will be harder to implement if more Republicans enter Congress after the upcoming elections. Meanwhile, Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics, expects a stronger economy next year. Both Gingrich and Zandi, who spoke at the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry conference last week, appear in McKnight's Newsmaker Videos.