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The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

May 11, 2018  |  Amy Stewart, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT
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By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

New paper states that long-term care hospitals should be paid the same as skilled nursing facilities

September 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Study claims LTC hospitals cost three times as much as cheaper venues, such as SNFs, for the same care.

Washington skilled nursing faces tough times due to Medicaid

September 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“At this point I can’t even tell you how they’re coping. That’s how bad it is,” WHCA president and CEO Robin Dale told Skilled Nursing News.

Experts expect slow occupancy rates in skilled nursing facilities

September 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“I think we’re probably at around the trough,” Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) chief investment officer Talya Nevo-Hacohen said during the Senior Housing News Summit in Los Angeles.

Skilled nursing occupancy hits new record low

September 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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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.

Accountable care organizations save money at cost of skilled nursing

August 29, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model netted Medicare about $62 million in net savings in its first year of operations — and cutting spending in skilled nursing facilities was a key driver for the decrease.

SNFs look to telemedicine for improved care, Medicare cost cuts

August 28, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Using an after-hours telemedicine platform, a Brooklyn-based skilled nursing facility treated more patients on-site, reduced costly hospital transports and cut its Medicare expenses by more than $1.5 million in one year.

Senior care must learn to adapt, experts say

August 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Seniors are likely to stay in their homes much longer before transitioning to a retirement community, causing many such companies to focus on home health care services first.

Skilled nursing facility industry's future lies in local growth, expert says

August 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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If there’s been one recurring theme in the skilled nursing industry over the last few years, it’s distress, with dropping national occupancy stats and new payment models changing the way providers deliver post-acute care.

Hospitals push home care over skilled nursing thanks to bundled payments

August 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The research focused on 22 hospitals that participated in lower joint replacement episodes within the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) program and the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model.

Greystone to build $25 million SNF in Florida

August 2, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Greystone is joining forces with senior living developer and operator Lake Gibson Village to meet a community need for effective post-acute care services for its residents within their continuum of care.  

Collaboration program lowers SNF-to-hospital readmissions

July 25, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Enhanced Care Program fosters collaboration between medical staff and patients in settings where nurse practitioners were available around the clock.

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