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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.

How to Survive the Post-Acute Realignment

Partnership strategies to boost skilled nursing referrals and occupancies  The days are quickly vanishing when the hospital discharge planner made a referral based on a personal relationship with a skilled nursing administrator. The realities of value-based care with...

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Investor Bets on Medicare Advantage

Some forward-looking investors are taking stakes in Medicare Advantage (MA) providers and plans, which this group of investors believe will likely produce new revenues streams for seniors housing operators and owners over the next five years.  Take, for example,...

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Government in Health Care

It was a constant refrain across many of the educational sessions at the NIC 2019 Spring Conference last month in San Diego: The government is going to get more involved in health care.  Luncheon speaker Ian Morrison, a self-described health care futurist (“a futurist...

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Gutsy Provider Buys Medical Practice

Nothing says commitment like putting money on the table.  Earlier this year, Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) bought a 50% stake in a geriatric medical group. The bold move by PHS further advances its vision of how to improve care for frail elders.    “The...

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“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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