Mary Kay Thalken, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Mary Kay Thalken

Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA, is Chief Clinical Officer of Ensocare in Omaha, NE.

Most recent articles by Mary Kay Thalken

The 6 keys to post-acute care coordination

Many hospitals and health systems are developing preferred post-acute care networks to improve patient outcomes by collaborating with high-quality skilled nursing facilities, to participate in shared-savings arrangements such as accountable care organizations or Medicare or Medicaid Advantage bundled or capitated payments, or to reduce avoidable readmissions and unnecessary ED visits. In many cases, their goals…

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