[Upcoming Webinar] Why I Challenged My EHR Vendor

Time: 2 p.m. ETDate: Monday, April 29, 2019Register Now According to CMS, approximately 15% of skilled nursing providers switch EHR vendors every year. With PDPM set to change the skilled nursing landscape, more providers are going to be evaluating their current partners to make a decision on their future success. As providers consider making a […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Why I Challenged My EHR Vendor

Time: 2 p.m. ETDate: Monday, April 29, 2019Register Now According to CMS, approximately 15% of skilled nursing providers switch EHR vendors every year. With PDPM set to change the skilled nursing landscape, more providers are going to be evaluating their current partners to make a decision on their future success. As providers consider making a […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Why I Challenged My EHR Vendor

Time: 2 p.m. ETDate: Monday, April 29, 2019Register Now According to CMS, approximately 15% of skilled nursing providers switch EHR vendors every year. With PDPM set to change the skilled nursing landscape, more providers are going to be evaluating their current partners to make a decision on their future success. As providers consider making a […]

[White Paper] The Journey to PDPM

The new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), taking effect on October 1, 2019, is the biggest change to take place in skilled nursing in decades. The organizations that will thrive under this new model are taking steps now to prepare. This white paper covers a step-by-step approach to getting ready for PDPM including: A 6-month timeline […]

Rethink Podcast #5: Plante Moran Partner Betsy Rust

The 5th episode of our podcast, Rethink, is now available! Earlier this year, Betsy Rust and Plante Moran released a report with a fairly explosive thesis: Margins for skilled nursing facilities had actually been on the rise between 2016 and 2017. But the senior care advisory firm was quick to point out that the report […]

CareTrust Touts $300M Skilled Nursing Pipeline for 2019

CareTrust REIT (Nasdaq: CTRE) turned in solid earnings results for the fourth quarter of 2018, with a sizable pipeline of skilled nursing assets coming in 2019. The real estate investment trust’s quarterly revenue of $40.4 million beat analyst estimates by about $270,000, and represented an increase of around 10% from the previous year. Still, chief […]

PDPM Will Dominate in 2019, But It’s Only One Piece of the Puzzle

Providers have a scant 11 months to prepare for the tectonic shift of the Patient-Driven Payment Model, but that’s only one of the regulatory and economic pressures they’ll face in 2019. New requirements of participation, the local politics of Medicaid, and staffing shortages will continue to plague the skilled nursing industry over the coming 12 […]

Barriers Between Financial, Clinical Staff Must Come Down Under PDPM

Providers’ early reviews of the new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) have been largely positive, but operators also only have around 11 months to develop the kinds of internal protocols necessary to maximize reimbursements — and success could hinge on getting various players within a single facility to agree with each other. In Leah Killian-Smith’s experience […]

Skilled Nursing Must-Reads: Industry Pressures, 33-SNF Bankruptcy

Welcome to Skilled Nursing News’s regular look at the biggest headlines from the week that was, your all-in-one place for the top stories you need to jumpstart your day and discover the things you may have missed. SNN brought you a peek into PointClickCare’s annual customer summit in Orlando, where executives declared that skilled nursing […]

Skilled Nursing Under Pressure from Every Imaginable Direction

Make no mistake: The skilled nursing industry is under threat from a range of forces, and no one is expecting it to end anytime soon. “[The industry is] under pressure from every imaginable direction, and it’s [only] getting harder,” said Russ DePriest, senior vice president and general manager-skilled nursing at PointClickCare. He spoke at the […]