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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ — Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (“HTA”), a self-managed, non-traded, real estate investment trust, announced the completed acquisition of the Select Rehabilitation Hospital of Denton building located in …

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Gov. Mark Parkinson (D) sliced $259 million more from the state budget in late November. Medicaid reimbursements were cut by 10%.

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Senior living CFOs understand that the “investing as usual” mentality simply is not acceptable to boards and CEOs, and is giving way to the “new norm.”

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Patricia Boyer, MSM, NHA, RN, President, Boyer & Associates, LLC

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The Five-Star Quality Rating System is a good idea—in theory. In practice, it has fallen short of acceptable standards.

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Anne Marie Barnett, RN Former President, Maryland NADONA/LTC

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Identifying seniors at risk for major depression could lead to preventive treatments that provide the greatest health benefit at the lowest cost, according to new research.

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Patients nearing death are much more likely to opt for hospice care—forgoing aggressive life-prolonging treatment—if they feel they’ve made their peace with God, a new study shows.

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An official Medicare payment error report is a month past due, and Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) is not pleased about it.

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operates as a real estate investment trust that invests primarily in healthcare-related senior housing and long-term care facilities in the United States.

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The commercial real estate industry is in a virtual free-fall. Vacancy rates are soaring in many projects even as rental rates drop. When the market hits bottom, which is widely expected to happen in 2010 or early 2011, the value of commercial real …

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Chicago’s Block 37 Receivership Sits in Limbo

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Sheraton Orlando Sale Sparks Hope for Uptick in Hotel Transactions

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As Loan Delinquencies Rise, A Tale of Two Apartment Markets Emerges

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How to Avoid Mirages in a Desert of Distress

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