Telemedicine Remains Top Priority, Despite ROI Uncertainties

Despite challenges related to how they will be reimbursed and doctors’ willingness to comply, a whopping majority of health care providers still view telemedicine as a top priority in their operations, a new survey suggests.  Health care leaders remain committed to implementing telemedicine initiatives within their organizations, even as they face challenges such as getting […]

Most Popular News of the Week: REIT Mega-Deal Averted, Amenities Key to Repositioning

In case you missed them, here are the top headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attentions this week: Brookdale-Emeritus Merger Averted REIT Mega-Deal—It turns out Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE:BKD) wasn’t the only suitor looking to acquire Emeritus, but was just one among several other unnamed interested buyers, several of which analysts suggest may have been real estate […]

Healthcare REITs Chasing Growth Opportunities Across Borders

As high-quality portfolio investment opportunities for senior housing-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs) dwindle, the large-cap U.S. REITs are expected to chase growth opportunities abroad. “I would not be surprised at all to see more growth coming outside of the U.S.,” says Jeff Theiler, a research analyst with Green Street Advisors. “As the pool of large, […]