Scott Brinker, president and chief investment officer of Healthpeak, the nation’s third largest healthcare REIT, recently expressed frustration with the limitations of seniors housing data, that fails to provide insights into rate discounting. In Healthpeak’s fourth quarter, 2019 earnings call, Brinker said, “From where we sit today, occupancy across the sector is generally flat, which is certainly an improvement from where it’s been the past three years or four years. But too often, I think that occupancy is coming at the expense of discounting and incentives,
Recent changes demonstrate that healthcare delivery and payment models have entered a period of disruption. While this may not yet be a top concern for everyone, many industry leaders have already begun to consider, and even embrace, the effects these changes will have on seniors housing and care.
Last year NIC launched seniorcare.nic.org, a website offering the latest information on seniors housing and care collaborations with the healthcare sector. Providing curated resources and news articles relevant to the new partnerships, innovations, and business deals that are reshaping America’s seniors housing and healthcare landscape, the site offers insights into the rapid evolution of senior care.
Each spring thousands of leaders in seniors housing and healthcare convene for 3 days of collaboration and education at the NIC Spring Conference. Attendees expand their networks, make lasting professional connections, explore partnerships, and learn about recent trends in the industry. This year’s 2020 NIC Spring Conference: Investing in Seniors Housing & Healthcare Collaboration — March 4-6 in San Diego, CA — offers innovative new options that make it easier than ever to connect with peers and potential partners.