November 2014

Cost Reduction Isn't Easy

Article written by John Cobb, Newmark Knight Frank Global Healthcare Services - A recent study summarized 100 healthcare finance professionals’ perspectives on cost reduction initiatives. Not surprisingly, the study found that many CFOs are having a difficult time meaningfully impacting margins.

Hospital Partnerships Proven as Hot ‘New Thing’ in Senior Living

Senior living providers in the current operating environment are looking for competitive edge. Many know the secret lies in hospital readmissions, but few have mastered the challenge. Some operators, such as Sunrise Senior Living, have piloted programs like Sunrise’s Road Home Program, which focus on joining forces with hospitals to reduce readmissions. And they’re seeing early successes.

Interesting Facts: From 1853 to 2014: How 9 presidents changed healthcare

Since the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, there has been much debate over some of the Act's more contentious provisions, and President Barack Obama has received criticism and praise over the law. However, President Obama was not the first president to stir up controversy over healthcare. Here are 9 presidents that have impacted healthcare in America, beginning in 1853, according to a report by Vitals.

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