Adult immunizations fell dramatically during pandemic, vaccine maker says
Jun 14, 2021
In total, 17.2 million adult vaccine doses were missed in 2020. And immunizations continue to lag well behind 2019 levels, reports GlaxoSmithKline.
Most COVID-19 antibody treatments given in assisted living, analysts find
Feb 22, 2021
Fully 67% of monoclonal antibody treatments have been administered in assisted living communities. Health officials would like to encourage greater use.
‘Cash crunch’ ahead: Volume of hospital discharges to SNFs unlikely to rebound ‘any time soon,’...
Oct 08, 2020
The volume of hospital discharges to skilled nursing facilities is not likely to return to anything like pre-pandemic levels in the near future, said Fred Bentley, managing director of Avalere, a healthcare...
The Big Picture: Tough times? Adjust!
May 08, 2018
It’s hardly news that many skilled care operators are now struggling. The rehab-switcheroo windfall has apparently played itself out at many properties. Meanwhile, occupancy levels generally remain...
Making a quality bet on ACOs a risky proposition
James M. Berklan
Nov 01, 2014
If there’s anything that’s become clear about this ACO business lately, it’s that it’s not going to be as simple as A-B-C.
Bulk of Medicaid to be managed care in two years: Avalere
Oct 24, 2014
More than three-quarters of Medicaid beneficiaries will be enrolled in a managed care plan as of 2016, according to an Avalere Health analysis released Thursday. The numbers reveal that managed care growth...
60 seconds with … Avalere Health Director Brian Fuller
Aug 01, 2014
Q: The government is notifying new participants in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. Do you expect more post-acute providers in this latest round?
Carter named Avalere senior vice president
Jun 10, 2014
Robert Carter has been named senior vice president at Avalere. He will lead the Financial Services advisory practice group, which supports hedge funds and private equity by evaluating and identifying business...
Strong market intelligence builds partnership opportunities for post-acute care, hospitals
Stephanie H. Kim
Jun 09, 2014
Post-acute care providers must understand how payment is being realigned and gather market data in order to form partnerships with hospitals, healthcare business strategy experts said Thursday.
3 strategies for improved medication management communications in SNFs
Mar 17, 2014
One area where many SNFs have room to improve is medication management. Optimizing medication management services during care transitions will position SNFs as high-value partners in the preferred referral...