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A Deep Dive into the 2Q2016 NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report

By: Bill Kauffman  |  September 16, 2016

On September 15, at the 2016 NIC Fall Conference, NIC released its 2Q2016 Skilled Nursing Data Report. The report includes key occupancy and revenue metrics from October 2011 through June 2016. In today’s blog post, I’ll walk you through the data.

Economic Trends  |  Ideas and Discussion  |  Skilled Nursing

Facing Uncertainty, Looking to Opportunity

By: NIC  |  September 14, 2016

Jerry Doctrow Previews Session with Public Operator CEOs

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).