Specialty Healthcare Management
Skilled nursing and long term care business units of any size can generally be broken down into four major components: physical, operational, clinical, and financial. Pillar Stone excels in managing, refining and improving all four of these components as an operator, manager and through consulting engagements.
Pillar Stone’s Consulting provides extensive expertise to the skilled nursing and long term care industry using different models to meet specific needs. In addition to the day-to-day management models, Pillar Stone offers consulting services on a long-term or short-term basis.
Pillar Stone uses a series of proprietary tools to serve existing and affiliated organizations throughout our network of programs, facilities and operations.
Pillar Stone Consulting provides seasoned executives to work with local leadership teams, with specific work plans designed to accomplish the desired objectives.
Team members assigned to consulting projects are selected based on the specific expertise requested and the requirements of the business plan and include licensed clinical social work leaders, nurse executives, quality of life specialists, case management professionals, behavioral program managers and more.
Consulting Areas of Expertise
Facility Operations: Regulatory/Clinical Reimbursement, Facility Development, Staffing, Leadership and Succession Planning, Infection Control, Staff Development, Admissions Process, Logistics, Program, and Overall Strategy, Administration Oversight and Staff Training and Crisis Management
Financial and Market: Feasibility Studies, Commercial Contract Negotiations, Reimbursement Analysis, Financial Forecasting, including Budget Preparation, Cost and Revenue Cycle Management, Provider Payor Enrollment, Expense Reduction, Marketing, Acquisitions, Growth Plans, General Feasibility Studies and Build-out Analysis,
Regulatory Compliance: Survey Preparation and Management, Enforcement, Accident and Incident Mitigation, Impact Assessments, State and Federal Regulatory Liaison, Licensing and Certification Consulting, Certificate of Need.
Clinical: Quality Measures, Quality of Life, Care Planning, MDS, Clinical Programming with a specialty in behavioral health, substance use recovery, transitional care, veteran and memory care.