McKnight’s is a leading skilled nursing industry news source that I’ve written for in the past. This is my first guest column since moving to the REIT side of the business. We meet with investors and analysts a lot and one … Continue reading McKnight’s Guest Column: Bundled Payments
If you invest in skilled nursing operators or real estate, you’ve seen the almost automatic drop in stock prices with every new “headwind” headline. And, they come frequently. Most recently: RAC Audits, CJR, Bundled Payments, DOJ Investigations. I gotta admit, it’s … Continue reading On Skilled Nursing Headwinds & Tailwinds
When I was in High School, my buddies and I listened to a new, up-and-coming, cocky sports talk radio guy, Jim Rome. He constantly played his verbal trump card against people critiquing successful players/teams. He would simply respond by saying, “Scoreboard!” Does … Continue reading Jim Rome, John Wooden, Skilled Nursing “Success”
I just finished a two-day non-deal roadshow. Princeton, Philly, and Boston. Now headed south for a property tour of a couple buildings we have under contract. As usual, the insititional investors we met with were impressive. Everyone has their investment … Continue reading Investing in Skilled Nursing – The Basics
I just thought of a scene from Dances With Wolves. Not because it takes place at “Fort Sedgwick” — though can there be a better reason? Not, because it inspired me to write this. But, because it’s been too long … Continue reading Why Don’t He Write?
Happy Thanksgiving! I just realized that another guest column was posted to McKnight’s. This topic of whether or not staff should EXPECT a raise with their review came up when a friend of mine, Josh (new administrator) asked my opinion … Continue reading McKnight’s Guest Column: Show Me The Money!
Yesterday, I ran into an “old” former colleague. It had been years. First thing he said: “How is that we look so old now?” I never liked him. Ha! 🙂 The truth is that it was great to reconnect. Coincidentally, … Continue reading Stooping To Greatness, Part 2