NHI’s skilled nursing ‘resilience’ bolstered by Ensign, National HealthCare
Aug 10, 2022
The performance of key skilled nursing operators National HealthCare Corporation and Ensign Group buoyed National Health Investors’ second-quarter stats, even as the real estate investment trust continued...
Ensign Group’s future ‘brighter than ever,’ growth-minded CEO says
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Aug 03, 2022
After picking up 11 new skilled nursing facilities and restoring occupancy at several others in its extensive holdings, the Ensign Group’s future is “brighter than ever,” CEO Barry Port said on a...
Nursing home reform won’t thwart Ensign’s steady success: analysis
Jun 17, 2022
The Biden administration’s proposed nursing home reform measures shouldn’t be a setback to the Ensign Group’s streak of record quarters, according to a new Seeking Alpha analysis.
Minimum staffing measure not the way to improve quality, ‘not too worried’ Ensign leader says
May 02, 2022
The federal government’s plan to implement minimum staffing requirements for nursing homes isn’t the way to improve quality at facilities, the Ensign Group’s top leader said Friday.
Nursing home giant Ensign touts ‘sequential growth’ in occupancy, revenue
Apr 29, 2022
Ensign Group executives believe the company is in an excellent position to soon reach pre-pandemic occupancy levels after seeing overall growth for the fifth consecutive quarter.
Ensign completes REIT formation
Feb 11, 2022
The Ensign Group has officially established its new captive real estate investment trust, Standard Bearer Healthcare REIT, executives announced Thursday.
Ensign: Ready to blow past pre-pandemic occupancy levels
Oct 29, 2021
While many long-term care providers are just hoping to reach pre-pandemic occupancy levels over the next few months, Ensign Group executives are predicting their operators will soon exceed the mark after...
Ensign CEO: ‘Lessons learned’ will sustain gains as COVID takes aim again
Jul 30, 2021
Ensign executives are confident their operators have the tools to respond to and manage potential COVID-19 outbreaks while maintaining occupancy, as cases nationwide surge again.
Ensign Group announces another ‘record’ financial quarter, rising occupancy
James M. Berklan
Jul 29, 2021
The nation’s second-largest nursing home company continued to steam along during the second quarter, achieving record operating results and noting it had regained more than half of census losses caused...
A powder keg: Minor occupancy gains, inflation fears might ignite, making 2021 an ideal time to buy or...
Jun 01, 2021
As struggling providers finally began to chip away at occupancy recovery in late spring, they started coming to market in increasing numbers, hoping to take advantage of high per-bed averages.