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A Focus on Data Friday at the Conference

By: NIC  |  August 31, 2016

Overviews of current markets trends are the highlight for many at an NIC conference, and 2016 is no different. At this year’s NIC Fall Conference, being held September 14–16 in Washington, D.C., two sessions on Friday will help attendees wrap their minds around two key questions circulating in seniors housing and care: what’s happening in the markets now, and where are we headed?

Economic Trends  |  Regulatory Environment  |  Skilled Nursing

Boosts to Interoperability Implementation May Give Skilled Nursing a Leg-Up in Meeting CMS Requirements

By: Liz Liberman  |  August 24, 2016

Interoperability can be a point of frustration for health care professionals considering the difficulties it can impose. If you’re not familiar with it, the term refers to the ability of various health care providers to collect and share patient information electronically through an electronic health record (EHR), also known as an electronic medical record (EMR). EMR also can refer to internal electronic records that are used for diagnostic purposes but not intended for distribution outside the private practice.

Economic Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Seniors Housing and Care Transactions Volume Down in 2Q: Part II

By: Bill Kauffman  |  August 17, 2016

Buyer Type Activity in the Second Quarter As I described in Part I of this two-part series on transactions volume in the second quarter of 2016, the decrease in transactions volume was due to a decrease in all buyer types: the public type (any publicly-traded company), the private type (not publicly traded, such as a private REIT, single owner, or partnership), and the institutional type (equity funds that manage pension money or other types of institutional money).

Economic Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Seniors Housing and Care Transactions Volume Down in 2Q: Part I

By: Bill Kauffman  |  August 15, 2016

The second quarter of 2016 marked a significant drop in volume for closed seniors housing and care property sales transactions. Volume in the second quarter registered $1.6 billion. That includes $1 billion in seniors housing and $600 million in nursing care. The total volume was down 61% from the previous quarter’s $4.3 billion and down 81% from the second quarter of 2015, when volume came in at $8.7 billion.

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