Rethink Podcast #21: John Delossantos of JMD Healthcare Solutions

The 21st episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! As the CEO of JMD Healthcare Solutions, John Delossantos has had a front-row seat to the Medicare payment model change still roiling the skilled nursing space.So far, Delossantos is upbeat about PDPM’s potential to improve the health of both residents and the industry as a […]

Rethink Podcast #20: Fred Bentley of Avalere Health

The 20th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! The Patient-Driven Payment Model — and all the changes that came with it — officially arrived for skilled nursing providers in October 2019. The new Medicare reimbursement system for SNFs was top of mind throughout the year, but 2020 will bring a variety of new challenges, […]

Rethink Podcast #19: Fred Stratmann of CommuniCare

The 19th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! The opioid crisis has hit every part of the U.S. health care system – skilled nursing facilities included. But state and federal regulations haven’t moved as fast as the crisis, even though more and more providers are seeing these patients come through their doors. Leaders […]

We Want Your Input — 2020 Outlook Survey

The team at Skilled Nursing News is looking ahead to 2020 and would like to get your input for the 2020 Skilled Nursing News outlook survey. We’ll be releasing the results of this survey to all readers in early January. All responses gathered shall remain confidential, and your information will not be used in any […]

[White Paper] 3 Ways To Drive Skilled Nursing Facility Margins With Data

The skilled nursing operating environment continues to be challenged by slim margins, and the onset of the new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) promises to stress operators further by requiring them to do more with less. Technology can relieve operating pressures and can support the organization in several ways. This ultimately leads to better bottom line […]

Join C-Suite Leaders at RETHINK

Network with C-Suite Professionals Skilled Nursing News’ RETHINK conference will bring together industry executives to one stage in a fast-paced, dynamic format. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear unique perspectives and network with like-minded professionals dedicated to the future of skilled nursing. Confirmed Speakers Include:Wendy Simpson, President & CEO, LTC Properties.Kent Eikanas, CEO, Summit Healthcare […]

[Webinar] Beyond PDPM: Top Challenges and Opportunities in 2020

Date: December 17Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM CentralRegister Now Join experts with various perspectives on the post-acute and long-term care landscape as Skilled Nursing News looks ahead to 2020 and beyond on our annual outlook webinar. PDPM may have come and gone, but its effects remain unclear as the early returns indicate that a major […]

RETHINK Conference — Tickets Available Now

Skilled Nursing News is expanding its summit event in 2020 and returning with cutting-edge topics, innovative speakers, and a new name: RETHINK. This full-day conference will bring industry executives to the stage in a fast-paced, dynamic format while gathering long-term care professionals for unique perspectives and intimate networking opportunities— all dedicated to the future of […]

Rethink Podcast #18: Cory Rutledge of CLA

The 18th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! For the first time in 34 years, an annual report on nursing home finances found that the median operating margin for providers fell below zero. For CLA managing principal Cory Rutledge, a co-author of the report, the result wasn’t exactly surprising, given the headwinds battering […]

[White Paper] 3 Ways To Drive Skilled Nursing Facility Margins With Data

The skilled nursing operating environment continues to be challenged by slim margins, and the onset of the new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) promises to stress operators further by requiring them to do more with less. Technology can relieve operating pressures and can support the organization in several ways. This ultimately leads to better bottom line […]

RETHINK Conference — Purchase Your Early Bird Ticket Today

Skilled Nursing News is expanding its summit event in 2020 and returning with cutting-edge topics, innovative speakers and a new name: RETHINK. This full-day conference will bring industry executives to the stage in a fast-paced, dynamic format while gathering long-term care professionals for unique perspectives and intimate networking opportunities— all dedicated to the future of skilled nursing.  Topics include:C-Suite […]

Rethink Podcast #17: Chris Bryson of Consulate Health Care

The 17th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! With 140 facilities, Consulate Health Care is something of an outlier in the skilled nursing world, and has seen its share of ups and downs related to its size. But after a strategic shrinking — and an overhaul to improve quality and care at the […]

Advertise On SNN — 2020 Media Kit Released

Connect With Industry Decision Makers Skilled Nursing News (SNN) readers are driving the future of skilled nursing. Reach them in 2020 with our advertising and marketing programs, delivering brand awareness, thought leadership, and actionable sales leads through products and services that include:– E-mail, Web and Mobile Advertising– Webinars– White Papers– E-mail Blasts– Live Events Download […]

[Upcoming Webinar] PDPM One Month Later: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Register NowTime: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CSTDate: Wednesday, November 13th The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the first major update to the Medicare skilled nursing PPS in two decades, and went live just weeks ago. In this discussion, industry leaders will share what administrators need to know, primarily from a clinical and operational […]

[Upcoming Webinar] PDPM One Month Later: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Register NowTime: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CSTDate: Wednesday, November 13th The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the first major update to the Medicare skilled nursing PPS in two decades, and went live just weeks ago. In this discussion, industry leaders will share what administrators need to know, primarily from a clinical and operational […]

Study Shows I-SNP in Skilled Nursing Nets Better Outcomes at Lower Costs [Sponsored]

In an era of increasingly coordinated care, skilled nursing providers are vying to find their place in the care continuum and demonstrate their value in the post-acute care landscape. Yet for providers utilizing one particular care model under a Medicare Advantage Institutional Special Needs Plan (I-SNP), that proof recently became clear through the results of […]

Tickets Available Now — RETHINK Conference

Tickets Available Now Skilled Nursing News is expanding its summit event in 2020, returning with cutting-edge topics, innovative speakers and a new name: RETHINK. This full-day conference will bring industry executives to the stage in a fast-paced, dynamic format while gathering long-term care professionals for unique perspectives and intimate networking opportunities — all dedicated to the future of skilled […]

[Upcoming Webinar] PDPM One Month Later: What We Know, and What We Don’t

Register NowTime: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. CSTDate: Wednesday, November 13th The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the first major update to the Medicare skilled nursing PPS in two decades, and went live just weeks ago. In this discussion, industry leaders will share what administrators need to know, primarily from a clinical and operational perspective, now […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Middle Income Seniors in 2029: A Customer Profile

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019Time: 1:00 p.m. CT – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now Who Are America’s Middle Income Seniors and How Can We Care for Them? The Forgotten Middle is a fast-growing and significant demographic group of seniors that demands attention and planning. By 2029, there will be 14.4 million middle-income seniors in the U.S., many with […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Building an Interconnected Patient-Care Model

Register NowTime: 1 p.m. — 2 p.m. CDTDate: Thursday, October 31st Attend this webinar and learn about how ACP’s patient-centered solutions facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to improve outcomes and treatment efficiencies.The content discussed will be of value to Nursing, Administration, and Therapy members. This webinar will provide education about the following topics:Restorative Nursing– Learn how […]