Published Articles

Our published articles examine the latest news, trends, and issues in senior-living and post-acute care. Written by– or featuring – Symbria experts, these informative articles will help you learn about today's competitive senior-care environment – and how industry changes may affect your community, patients, and residents.


Cheat Sheets and Timely Visits: How SNFs Can Support Doctors' Larger PDPM Role
Skilled Nursing News, M
ay 2, 2019

Prompt doctor visits will be key in capturing patient conditions, and with that in mind, SNFs should make physician collaboration as easy as possible. Featured: Symbria Read article 


SNF Medical Directors and Clinicians in PDPM Have Vital Role
Caring for the Ages AMDA, M
ay 2019

On October 1, 2019, the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will change how skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are reimbursed for post-acute care provided to Read article 


Pharmacy Times and Parata Systems Announce the Next-Generation Pharmacist Winners
Business Wire, October 2018

Technology Innovator Winner of the Year: Derek D. Brown, Pharm.D., Symbria RX Services. Read article


Movers & Shakers: Symbria's First-Ever COO
Senior Housing News (SHN), October 2016

SHN reported on the promotion of Janet Viane, who was Symbria Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, to chief operating officer (COO) – and the hiring of Debra Bragg for the newly created role of chief human resources officer. Read article


What's trending in senior living?
FOCUS, Fall 2016

This article shares insights on the latest trends in senior living from industry leaders, including Symbria Advisory Services President Scot Park's thoughts on the need to more effectively integrate hospitality and healthcare. Read article


Managed care will hit SNFs relying on Part A payments
McKnight's Long-Term News, April 2016

Symbria CEO Jill Krueger was featured in this article, which includes key points from an education session that Jill presented with Nixon Peabody LLP Partner John Durso at the 2016 LeadingAge Illinois Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Read article


Clinicians must lead planning decisions
Clinical Connections, Summer 2015

In this article, Symbria Advisory Services consultant Dr. Lori Stevic-Rust discusses how an organized and coordinated eldercare plan can help ease the medical, emotional, and financial turmoil that patients and families face at the end of life. Read article


The ACOs are coming
LeadingAge Magazine, March/April 2011

LeadingAge examined the issues involved when aging services companies interact with ACOs – and how these organizations can position themselves to thrive in an ACO environment – in this article, which featured insights from Symbria Advisory Services President Scot Park. Read article