Rethink Podcast #15: Sue Craft of Henry Ford Health System

The 15th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! It’s never been a more important time for skilled nursing facilities to get to know their hospital partners, especially as SNFs face penalties for patient readmissions and a constant battle to maintain census and provide the best quality of care. That makes open lines of communication […]

Hospitals Also Face Length of Stay Pressures — and Skilled Nursing Can Help Ease The Burden

The relationship between skilled nursing facilities and their referring hospital partnerships can be a rocky one for both sides. But in an ideal world, it should be a partnership, with each willing to work together to achieve top patient and resident outcomes. For Sue Craft, the vice president of inpatient case management and post-acute services […]

Henry Ford Wants Partnership, Not Perfection, from Preferred SNFs

Skilled nursing facilities are being pushed by both the health care system at large — and, more directly, their referring hospital partners — to improve outcomes and lower readmissions, while also saving money. To accomplish those aims, it’s essential for SNFs and hospitals alike to have a handle on their data — but that process […]