ProMedica is one of the nation’s biggest integrated healthcare systems with 13 hospitals in two states, 900 physicians, a large health insurance arm and now — following the ManorCare acquisition — skilled nursing homes and senior-care operations in 30 states.
With the senior population and demand for senior housing guaranteed to grow over the next 20 years, yesterday’s offices, hotels, schools and commercial buildings can be repurposed into the senior housing of tomorrow.
“The marriage between clinical and financial data, I think, will be important with whatever the next payment model looks like,” Vincent Fedele, director of analytics at the New Jersey-based consulting firm, said.
At Trinity Grove, a 100-bed skilled nursing facility in Wilmington, North Carolina, residents will be riding out Hurricane Florence — despite widespread evacuations triggered by the Category 3 storm, which could potentially deliver a historic blow to the Carolinas.
Back in March, NIC reported a record-low occupancy figure of 81.6% for the first quarter of 2018; the data generally cannot be compared release to release due to changes in the exact groupings of facilities that submit data to NIC.