Why Value-Based Care Has Reached A Tipping Point in Senior Living
Feb 1, 2023
Tim Mullaney, editor for Senior Housing News, covered this topic in-depth after attending the ASHA conference in January where Lifespark CEO, Joel Theisen was a panelist. Senior living providers are more focused than ever on providing high-quality health care — and finding ways to be compensated for doing so, shared Mullaney. This is driving investment in clinical capabilities and pushing the industry to a tipping point on value-based care.
Mullaney covers a few key results about Lifespark as a “payvider” driving 5% to 15% improvement in net operating income (NOI) in its senior living buildings via its integrated care model. And earning a net promoter score of 93.
Memory Care Operators Embrace Managed Care Amid Wider Shift to Value-Based Payments
November 1, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In a Senior Housing News story on Memory Care Business, writer Jesse Floyd shares that memory care providers are shifting to a managed care model, seeking to forestall expensive medical crises in favor of working to keep residents as healthy as possible for longer. Lifespark had the opportunity to share our expertise on senior living […]
WCCO Health Show with Susie Jones – Dr. Nick Schneeman Talks Deprescribing
October 30, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
Dr. Nick Schneeman, Lifespark Chief Medical Officer, joined Susie Jones from WCCO radio on her Health Show to talk about deprescribing and overprescribing during Healthy Aging Month. They covered a lot of ground during the one-hour Sunday morning segment answering everything from what is deprescribing and drug cascading to should a person ever go off […]
Joel Theisen, BSN, RN, CEO of Lifespark weighed in on the Annual Open Enrollment season with his opinion on the process in an article in MarketWatch. The health care choice is important but changing for the 60 million Americans on Medicare. 2023 was the first year most seniors opted for Medicare Advantage over traditional Medicare, […]