VOICES: Tom MacDonald, Founder and President, Axis Healthcare

This article is sponsored by Axis Healthcare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with founder and president Tom MacDonald to learn why he founded Axis Healthcare, how the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is impacting therapy utilization and the top three questions a SNF operator should ask to determine whether to bring therapy […]

VOICES: Marc Zimmet, CEO, Z-CORE Analytics

This article is sponsored by Z-CORE Analytics. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with Z-CORE Analytics CEO (and founder of Zimmet Healthcare) Marc Zimmet to learn how Z-CORE, or “CORE,” is creating new Medicare claims data resources for the skilled nursing industry, the work the company is doing with Medicare Advantage data […]

VOICES: Dr. Brian Carpenter, National Medical Director, Sound Physicians

This article is sponsored by Sound Physicians. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with Sound Physicians National Medical Director Dr. Brian Carpenter to learn how Sound became a leader in the post-acute space, what COVID-19 might mean for telemedicine, how Sound Telemedicine (a division of Sound Physicians) has managed to treat 93% […]

[Sponsored] How SNFs Can Identify Asymptomatic COVID Carriers with Surface Testing

A picture is becoming all too common with the renewed rise in COVID cases in SNFs and other senior care facilities: a staff member at your SNF tests positive for COVID-19, thus triggering the facility’s testing protocols including immediate contact tracing. This is a time-intensive process, leading to increased testing and anxiety among residents and […]

[Sponsored] The 5 COVID-19 Wound Care Problems Overcome by a New Dressing System

The primary function of wound care dressings is to improve the speed and quality of healing wounds, such as pressure injuries, skin tears, avulsions, abrasions, bruises and burns. Other important functions include reducing pain and suffering, decreasing the anxiety of both patient and caregiver and maintaining or improving the quality of peripheral skin. A breathable, […]

Voices: Nancy Chi, Vice President of Data Intelligence, PointClickCare

This article is sponsored by PointClickCare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with PointClickCare Vice President of Data Intelligence Nancy Chi to learn why real-time data collection is vital in skilled nursing, how preparation for the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) was an unwitting trial run for the data collection needs of COVID-19 […]

[Sponsored] Why Scalability and Flexibility Are Vital to a Successful Rehab Partnership

While COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on all health care providers, skilled nursing facilities (SNF) face a more urgent need due to the impact that the novel virus has on the elderly and vulnerable. While providers have faced challenges in infection control, protective equipment and staffing levels, what hasn’t changed is the need to attend […]

(Sponsored) How the New Form 941 Gets Money to Your SNF During COVID — And 3 Roadblocks to Avoid

In the second quarter of 2020, Form 941 underwent the biggest overhaul it has seen in the past 30 years of payroll history. Employers file the form quarterly to report income taxes, Social Security tax or Medicare tax that is withheld from employee paychecks, and to pay the employer’s portion of social security and Medicare […]

Voices: Clint Malin, Co-President and Chief Investment Officer, LTC

This article is sponsored by LTC. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with LTC Chief Investment Officer — and new co-president — Clint Malin to learn about how LTC became a unique real estate investment trust (REIT) in skilled nursing, why the REIT is focused on shorter duration investments right now and […]

Voices: Yosef Daskal, Founder, SRX

This article is sponsored by SRX. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with SRX founder and COO of Synergy Healthcare Alliance (HCA) Yosef Daskal to learn how managing pharmacy spend is key during COVID-19, how the right technology can help skilled nursing facility (SNF) operators capture millions of dollars in rebates, and […]

Voices: Russ DePriest, SVP / GM Skilled Nursing, PointClickCare

This article is sponsored by PointClickCare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with PointClickCare Vice President and General Manager of Skilled Nursing Russ DePriest to learn why he views the response of skilled nursing facilities (SNF) to COVID-19 “superhuman,” the biggest challenge SNFs are facing during the pandemic, and the most important […]

(Sponsored) 3 Ways to Reimagine Therapy During COVID-19 and Beyond

When the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) took effect October 1, 2019, therapists wondered if their days were numbered — or at least limited. The decoupling of therapy minutes and Medicare reimbursements seemed to suggest that therapy utilization might greatly decrease in 2020. But the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have created a new urgency around […]

Voices: Mordy Eisenberg, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Tapestry Health

This article is sponsored by Tapestry Health. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with Tapestry Health Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer Mordy Eisenberg to learn about why he believes the term “telemedicine” is often misused, how Tapestry Health has helped reduce re-hospitalizations and mortality rates at skilled nursing facilities (SNF), and why […]

[Sponsored] 3 Biggest Advantages of Telemedicine for SNFs During COVID-19

As Dr. Suresh Nellore, an infectious disease specialist, looked at the skilled nursing facility (SNF) landscape in this new age of COVID-19, he saw a pair of old problems with new, deeper challenges: rehospitalization risk and timeliness of reimbursements. Specifically, Nellore saw a large, unmet need at SNFs and in long-term care facilities, where acuity […]

Voices: Vincent Fedele, Chief Operating Officer, CORE Analytics

This article is sponsored by CORE Analytics, a provider of market analytics and Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) data solutions for skilled nursing providers. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with CORE’s Chief Operating Officer Vincent Fedele to learn how PDPM changed the game for skilled nursing, why skilled nursing providers have been […]

Voices: Brian Buys, Sr. Director, Clinical Product Management, PointClickCare

This article is sponsored by PointClickCare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with PointClickCare Senior Director of Clinical Product Management Brian Buys to learn how PointClickCare is reinventing the paradigm of the electronic health record, helping skilled nursing facilities (SNF) see data as a starting point — not an end point — […]