[Sponsored] Architecture & Design Awards — Enter Your SNF

The 2019 SHN Architecture & Design Awards is currently accepting entries in 10 categories, including designs for skilled nursing projects from across the country. This event, now in its seventh year, draws interest from around the United States and world. Entries for the program are open now through October 31. Nominees will be announced in […]

Rethink Podcast #14: CMS Chief Medical Officer Kate Goodrich

The 14th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! As the Medicare program’s top clinical official, Dr. Kate Goodrich has played a major role in the wave of nursing home regulatory scrutiny coming from Washington and Baltimore over the last few years.Goodrich and CMS administrator Seema Verma have placed skilled nursing facility compliance and […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Preparing for a Successful Transition to PDPM

Time: 1 p.m. CDTDate: September 6, 2019Register Now This program will discuss the five key components that skilled nursing facilities and their staffs need to understand to be successful as we transition from RUG-IV PPS to the PDPM payment process on October 1, 2019. Operational and clinical professionals will learn how to focus the interdisciplinary […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Preparing for a Successful Transition to PDPM

Time: 1 p.m. CDTDate: September 6, 2019Register Now This program will discuss the five key components that skilled nursing facilities and their staffs need to understand to be successful as we transition from RUG-IV PPS to the PDPM payment process on October 1, 2019. Operational and clinical professionals will learn how to focus the interdisciplinary […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Preparing for a Successful Transition to PDPM

Time: 1 p.m. CDTDate: September 6, 2019Register Now This program will discuss the five key components that skilled nursing facilities and their staffs need to understand to be successful as we transition from RUG-IV PPS to the PDPM payment process on October 1, 2019. Operational and clinical professionals will learn how to focus the interdisciplinary team around […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Standardizing Care Processes

Time: 1-2 p.m. CDTDate: August 28, 2019Register Now Standardization makes decision-making easier and enables consistent care delivery. It is the foundation for consistent data collection for improved insights, resulting in better care for patients. Thanks to technology, SNF operators are increasingly turning to standardized processes designed to streamline frontline caregivers’ decision-making — and, in turn, […]

Rethink Podcast #13: Integrated Care Solutions CEO Brian Fuller

The 13th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! Skilled nursing providers can get chills at the thought of alternative payment models, which include Medicare arrangements such as bundled payments — one reimbursement shared by a range of providers for a single episode of care. After all, many bundled payment programs achieve their savings by cutting down […]

Architecture & Design Awards — Enter Your SNF [Sponsored]

The 2019 SHN Architecture & Design Awards is currently accepting entries in 10 categories, including designs for skilled nursing projects from across the country. This event, now in its seventh year, draws interest from around the United States and world. Entries for the program are open now through October 31. Nominees will be announced in mid-November — […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Standardizing Care Processes

Time: 1-2 p.m. CDTDate: August 28, 2019Register Now Standardization makes decision-making easier and enables consistent care delivery. It is the foundation for consistent data collection for improved insights, resulting in better care for patients. Thanks to technology, SNF operators are increasingly turning to standardized processes designed to streamline frontline caregivers’ decision-making — and, in turn, […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Standardizing Care Processes

Time: 1-2 p.m. CDTDate: August 28, 2019Register Now Standardization makes decision-making easier and enables consistent care delivery. It is the foundation for consistent data collection for improved insights, resulting in better care for patients. Thanks to technology, SNF operators are increasingly turning to standardized processes designed to streamline frontline caregivers’ decision-making — and, in turn, give them […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Demonstrate Value Under PDPM

Time: 2-3 p.m. EDTDate: August 14, 2019Register Now With PDPM only three months away, qualified professionals must evaluate their practice models and outcomes data to ensure they are able to identify, define, and defend the need for skilled therapy services. They must also know how to best deliver those therapy services and achieve meaningful outcomes […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Demonstrate Value Under PDPM

Time: 2-3 p.m. EDTDate: August 14, 2019Register Now With PDPM only three months away, qualified professionals must evaluate their practice models and outcomes data to ensure they are able to identify, define, and defend the need for skilled therapy services. They must also know how to best deliver those therapy services and achieve meaningful outcomes […]

Rethink Podcast #12: LTC Properties, Inc. President and CEO Wendy Simpson

The 12th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! Publicly traded health care REITs have been blamed for some of the skilled nursing industry’s woes in recent years — after all, how can a provider keep up with annual escalators as it navigates an uncertain reimbursement landscape and ever-rising staffing costs?But Wendy Simpson, president […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Demonstrate Value Under PDPM

Time: 2-3 p.m. EDTDate: August 14, 2019Register Now With PDPM only three months away, qualified professionals must evaluate their practice models and outcomes data to ensure they are able to identify, define, and defend the need for skilled therapy services. They must also know how to best deliver those therapy services and achieve meaningful outcomes in a […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Improving Clinical Outcomes

Time: 1:00 PM CentralDate: July 30Register Now As this industry faces record challenges of caring for more medically complex patients than ever before, along with new payment systems that penalize for re-hospitalizations, the pressure is on to deliver more comprehensive care. Technology has the potential to help with these pressures by playing a vital role […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Improving Clinical Outcomes

Time: 1:00 PM CentralDate: July 30Register Now As this industry faces record challenges of caring for more medically complex patients than ever before, along with new payment systems that penalize for re-hospitalizations, the pressure is on to deliver more comprehensive care. Technology has the potential to help with these pressures by playing a vital role […]

[White Paper] How PDPM is Bringing Nurses Back to Skilled Nursing

With the onset of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) just months away for skilled nursing providers, SNFs are gearing up for the changes. For many, these changes need buy-in across the entire organization from frontline staff to billing and coding professionals, which can be a challenge. But operators agree that there’s one key worker demographic […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Improving Clinical Outcomes

Time: 1:00 PM CentralDate: July 30Register Now As this industry faces record challenges of caring for more medically complex patients than ever before, along with new payment systems that penalize for re-hospitalizations, the pressure is on to deliver more comprehensive care. Technology has the potential to help with these pressures by playing a vital role […]

Rethink Podcast #11: AHCA President and CEO Mark Parkinson

The 11th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! Between the release of a “secret” list of underperforming nursing homes and multiple hearings on Capitol Hill, the skilled nursing industry has found itself under the regulatory and media microscope for most of 2019.And for the most part, Mark Parkinson thinks that’s a good thing.The […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Goodbye Doughnuts, Hello Data

Time: 2 p.m. EasternDate: July 16, 2019Register Now The days of breakfast marketing are over. As hospitals and health plans become increasingly focused on outcomes, they are becoming more selective with where they send their patients for post-acute care. Understanding patient movement patterns and key performance measures are paramount to creating a more effective, targeted […]