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VCPI and The Corridor Group Present White Paper Executive Challenges

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November 1, 2011

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - The Corridor Group, Inc. and VCPI Release Results of Sponsored White Paper

Leading Executives in Home Care Share Top Challenges, Emerging Strategies and Guidance for the New Era of Health Care

Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Overland Park, Kansas, November 1,2011 - The Corridor Group, Inc. (TCG) and VCPI announce they have released an industry white paper detailing perspectives from leading home care and hospice executives regarding top challenges and emerging strategies for the new era of health care.

 Never before have home care executives faced the perfect storm: where payment cuts, payment reform, and increased regulatory oversight are simultaneously changing the landscape of the industry as we know it,” stated Katheen J. Dodd, CEO and founder of TCG.  

TCG and VCPI retained a market research firm to interview home care executives across the United States. Executives stated the following are top items of focus and concern:

  • Preparing and partnering for accountable care, bundled payments and the new care continuum for the 21st century

  • Gaining operational efficiencies for competitive survival

  • Increased regulatory scrutiny

 The Bottom Line

The study highlights the fact that decisions executives make today will have a dramatic effect as the episodic and bundled payment world unfolds.

“The findings in this study support what we’ve been hearing from providers for quite some time:  the change to reimbursements is just one of a host of issues on their mind,” said Loren Claypool, managing director of VCPI. “When you add it to healthcare reform, the impact of the economy and the advances taking place in technology, these executives face daily challenges. As a result, the decisions they make today will impact their business in the future, as well as their ability to provide quality care.”

To download the complete white paper, please click the following link>

Check Your Compass White Paper

About The Corridor Group, Inc.

Since 1989, The Corridor Group, Inc. (TCG) has provided business advice to more than 2,000 clients ranging from large health systems and national chains to small, independently owned agencies. TCG has Senior Living and Post-Acute Care relationships with over 70% of its clients, involving periods of intense work and ongoing guidance and education. As nationally renowned industry experts, TCG is a benchmark in home care business advice and resource for the home care industry, including home health, hospice and palliative care, private duty, HME and home infusion pharmacy. www.corridorgroup.com

About VCPI

Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, VCPI solves business challenges with technology and beyond for more than 1,900 providers of post-acute care in 45 states. Founded in 2000, VCPI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Extendicare REIT, one of the largest operators of Senior Living and Post-Acute Care, home health and assisted living communities in the U.S. and Canada.www.vcpi.com

For media inquiries please contact:

Katey Sidesky
Marketing & Business Development Manager
VCPI
Tel:  414-908-8819
Email: ksidesky@vcpi.com

Cheryl Musial
Media Relations – Mopdog, Inc.                
The Corridor Group, Inc.  
Tel: 770-874-2990 ext.30
Email: cheryl@mopdog.com