The Welltower Report

October 1, 2018

Health systems and acute-care providers continue to consolidate while the dynamism of the skilled nursing industry rolls on. Health care for the Nation’s rapidly growing senior population presents a daunting financial burden, but also an incredible opportunity. The push towards consumer-centric and cost-effective health care models is leading acute-care providers to care-delivery venues that extend beyond the hospital. This expansion of the health system care-continuum, which has included post-acute settings like skilled nursing facilities, is enabling better control of health care costs and user outcomes.