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August 31, 2017
Three Tips for Successful Senior Living Start-ups

Sometimes education in business and life comes through learning from the experience and insights of others. If you are considering a senior living start-up, here are some valuable tips from Health Dimensions Group based on work we recently completed with a large real estate investment group. Make sure your market[…]

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August 28, 2017
Why Standalone Memory Care Assisted Living Providers Continue to Struggle with Occupancy

According to an insightful article published by Senior Housing News on August 14, 2017, the national occupancy of standalone memory care assisted living (MCAL) providers was only 82.7 percent in the second quarter of 2016, down from the highest occupancy of 88.8 percent in late 2008. In addition[…]

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August 26, 2011
Article Review: Reducing Leakage with a Revenue Integrity Program

In an increasingly challenging budget climate, cost cutting alone cannot adequately ensure the financial strength that allows a health care organization to best carry out its mission. Revenue loss due to leakage must also be addressed so that an organization is reimbursed the amount it is owed for patient[…]

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August 12, 2011
Jade Gong, Shawn Bloom Co-author PACE Article for ExecutiveInsight

Jade Gong, vice president, strategic initiatives for HDG, and Shawn Bloom, president and CEO of the National PACE Association, recently co-authored an article titled, PACE as an Accountable Care Strategy. Appearing in the healthcare leaders journal, ExecutiveInsight, the piece offers a great overview of the PACE program (or[…]

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June 30, 2011
Kathleen Griffin Interviewed for Senior Living Business Piece on ACOs

HDG Consultant Kathleen Griffin, PhD lent her expertise on accountable care organizations (ACOs) for a recent article in Senior Living Business.  The piece, which includes a case study, offers a great synopsis about ACOs: what they are, who can participate and how they work. Here’s an excerpt: “We’ll[…]

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April 20, 2011
10 Steps to Success in the ACO World

How to flourish in partnerships under health reform by Glen Roebuck, senior vice president of operations Health Dimensions Group The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may prove to be the single most impactful piece of legislation for post-acute care since the Social Security Amendments of 1965 introduced[…]

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April 12, 2011
Accountable Care Organizations in a Nutshell

An important cost-containment measure within the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the development of accountable care organizations (ACOs).  While the ACO approach to care is being discussed with increased frequency in the public realm, the concept is not altogether well understood among health care consumers. Jenny Gold, of[…]

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