Healthcare infrastructure missing ‘centralized access point’ to long-term care: experts
Jun 15, 2021
The healthcare industry is lacking a centralized, community-based resource that can easily direct families to long-term care services and support when the time arises, according to three prominent industry...
Three Medicare changes SNFs can expect under the new administration
Nov 23, 2016
Ever since the ACA became law in March 2010, HHS has set a breakneck pace for transforming traditional Medicare fee-for-service payments into a value-based system; with Obama’s HHS Secretary projecting...
3 ways facility-based provider organizations can innovate
Jan 05, 2015
Current modes of long-term care service delivery, such as assisted living, nursing home and private duty home care providers, will lose unless they begin to innovate a patient-centered, setting-agnostic...
Keeping score in 2014
Feb 21, 2014
If new payment reform initiatives sowed the seeds of small disruptions in 2013 — narrowing referral networks and prompting clinical integration, those seeds will start sprouting bigger disruption...
Learn how to use scorecards at Feb. 6 webinar
Jan 23, 2014
Speakers from Avalere Health will demonstrate how post-acute care providers can reduce costs and improve quality.
Physician relationships hold key to SNF success
Jan 22, 2014
In the rapidly changing healthcare delivery system, SNFs will need to implement strategies to integrate physicians to retain their market share and be competitive. The incentives inherent in value-based...
A plan for post-acute care providers looking to better coordinate care
Jun 26, 2012
Post-acute care providers must be proactive and initiate conversations with hospitals and other community provider partners to ensure they are at the table when strategic partnerships are developed. They...
Hospital readmission penalties could transform relationships with SNFs, experts say
May 23, 2012
Healthcare reform efforts targeted at reducing hospital readmissions are here to stay, experts told participants in a McKnight’s webcast Tuesday.
SNFs should focus on partnerships, quality, to weather uncertain future, experts say
Jan 16, 2012
In order to survive an uncertain financial and regulatory environment, skilled nursing operators need to look at partnering with other healthcare systems and improving the quality of care, analysts say.