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UPMC to Change Payment Model for Skilled Nursing Facilities

UPMC to Change Payment Model for Skilled Nursing Facilities UPMC is launching the second phase of a new model of nursing home care this month that will dramatically change the way participating facilities are paid. The project, Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations using Evidence-based Interventions for Nursing Facilities in western Pennsylvania (RAVEN),…

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Long Term Care: Can it Keep Up with Aging Population?

It is no secret that the aging population has a huge impact on the healthcare system. Public healthcare and finance systems have to transition to keep up with the societal aging. The amount of seniors have been growing more rapidly since the baby boomer population started turning 65 several years…

Top 10 Largest Skilled Nursing Facility Corporations

Skilled Nursing Facilities provide long-term care to our ever aging population.  They are instrumental in the delivery of cost-effective, quality care for this segment of the U.S. population. Definitive Healthcare’s Skilled Nursing Facilities database tracks 415 Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) corporations and 17,926 individual Skilled Nursing Facilities.  Here is a list…

Patient Safety Should Include Preventing Falls

When thinking of hospital safety, what often comes to mind is safety from germs and possible infections.  Hospitals are not only assumed to be as sterile as possible, but that they will be safe for patients to navigate around. Unfortunately, however, patient falls are among the most commonly reported adverse…