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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

In-house or Outsource? Service Integration Takes Two Paths.

By: Jane Adler  |  May 23, 2019

What’s the best way to integrate healthcare services into seniors housing and care communities? Two basic approaches are emerging. Owners and operators are launching their own ancillary service lines, or they’re collaborating with established providers. And sometimes, they’re doing both.

Skilled Nursing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

Integrating Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in Care Management: Considerations for Health Strategists

By: Erdman  |  April 17, 2019

Editor’s note: this piece was submitted by Erdman. Authors’ views are their own and do not reflect the views of NIC.

Senior Housing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

For Those Operators Who Are Integrating Health Care into their Operations, the Right Choice of Physician Partners is Important

By: Katie Roper  |  April 04, 2019

In the growing and evolving value-based health care world, “strategic upstream and downstream partnerships are vital for survival,” said Joseph Kiernan, chief strategy officer at Ocean Healthcare, at the recent NIC Spring Conference. Traditional health care providers such as hospitals, home health companies, and skilled nursing facilities have been building partnership networks for years. Seniors housing providers have typically been a lesser part of these networks, but many operators who attended the conference educational sessions are considering integrating health care services into their communities.

NIC conference  |  Senior Housing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

Investor Bets on Medicare Advantage

By: NIC  |  March 21, 2019

Some forward-looking investors are taking stakes in Medicare Advantage (MA) providers and plans, which this group of investors believe will likely produce new revenues streams for seniors housing operators and owners over the next five years.