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"Rather than building their own healthcare capabilities, many operators will partner on care coordination to unlock value."
Housing and Healthcare Blog
Weekly insights, interviews, news, and opinions on healthcare and seniors housing.
Authors’ views are their own and do not reflect the views of NIC.
What does it take to get advocacy groups, insurance companies, foundations, and policy makers all on the same sheet of paper? In the case of caring for chronically ill older Americans, it appears that it takes a shared sense that improved outcomes, lower costs, and...
As NIC Founder & Strategic Advisor Robert Kramer wrote in this blog’s first post of 2019, Welcome to Senior Care Collaboration, there’s a powerful case for healthcare and seniors housing leaders to pay attention to the disruption now occurring in their industries,...
Kate Nicholls of Investments at Ventas, Inc. explores the opportunities and challenges of senior housing and care integration With options for senior housing and care integration continuing to evolve—and the discussions around the options increasing in frequency and...
Skilled Nursing’s New Balancing Act – Consultant Marc Zimmet Takes a Deep Dive into the Nuances of the Sector
The skilled care delivery and payments system is going through a significant transitional period and it is increasingly difficult to be financially successful without meeting quality standards. “Financial success is being tied to quality,” said Marc Zimmet, president...
When NIC founder and strategic advisor Bob Kramer returned from a recent trip to Milwaukee he was clearly inspired, energized, and as hopeful as ever for the future of seniors housing in America. He’d been invited to witness the October 8th unveiling of Direct...
“There's a huge opportunity for seniors housing to collaborate with home health.”
“Understand what metrics your hospital partners want.”
“Rather than building their own healthcare capabilities, many operators will partner on care coordination to unlock value.”
“Providers are teaming up to assure a seamless, high quality experience”
“If you are not talking the health plan's language, you will be commoditized.”
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