Due to event gathering restrictions imposed by the State of Illinois, RETHINK has been converted to a virtual event.

RETHINK is the premier forum for long-term care executives and professionals who are dedicated to looking at trends, issues and the future of the skilled nursing industry.

Event Details

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Central
Who Attends
C-Suite and VP/Director level executives from skilled nursing providers, hospital systems, home health agencies and more.

Event Highlights

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  • 10:00 - 10:30 AM
    C-Suite Panel: Navigating the Future of Skilled Nursing

    CEOs from operators of all sizes — from national to regional to small — come together to discuss their shared challenges and unique solutions.

    • George Hager
      Genesis HealthCare
    • Owen Hammond
      President & CEO
      Cascadia Healthcare
    • Alex Spanko
      Skilled Nursing News
  • 10:45 - 11:15 AM
    Fireside Chat: Managing Explosive Skilled Nursing Growth

    Founded in 2015 with just two properties, North Shore Healthcare’s footprint now includes 66 skilled nursing facilities across the Midwest. Hear David Mills explain his company’s rapid growth — and future plans for expansion.

    • David MIlls
      Managing Partner
      North Shore Healthcare
    • Maggie Flynn
      Skilled Nursing News
  • 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    The Evolution of Private Equity in Skilled Nursing

    Private equity has been a driving force in skilled nursing M&A activity in recent years. Learn about PE’s skilled nursing promise from a pair of leaders in the space.

    • David Reis
      Senior Care Development
    • Chad Buchanan
      Managing Partner
      Twin Light Capital
    • Maggie Flynn
      Skilled Nursing News
  • 12:15 - 12:45
    One on One with PointClickCare

  • 1:00 - 1:30 PM
    Views from Washington: PDPM and Beyond

    With almost a year of PDPM data under their belts, key Washington players weigh in on the model’s effectiveness — as well as what other new rules could soon emerge from the Hill and Baltimore.

    • David C. Grabowski, PhD
      Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy
      Harvard Medical School
    • Fred Bentley
      Vice President
      Avalere Health
    • Maggie Flynn
      Skilled Nursing News
  • 1:45 - 2:15 PM
    The Future of the REIT Partnerships

    In an era of operator bankruptcies and distress, the CEOs of two REITs provide their view on the occasionally combative SNF-REIT relationship.

    • Wendy Simpson
      CEO & Chairman
      LTC Properties
    • Kent Eikanas
      Summit Healthcare REIT
    • Alex Spanko
      Skilled Nursing News
  • 2:15 - 3:15 PM
    Monetary Penalties and COVID-19: Risks and Opportunities for Operators

  • 3:30 - 4:00 PM
    Sabra’s Future in Skilled Nursing

    In this fireside chat, Rick Matros explores the role that skilled nursing plays in his REIT’s overall portfolio — and what the setting will look like in the future.

    • Rick Matros
      SABRA Health Care REIT
    • Alex Spanko
      Skilled Nursing News
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