Drive outcomes and results with nationally-recognized experts guiding the way.

Our nationally-recognized senior care and long-term care consultants can help you maintain a financially healthy organization, bounce back from a difficult survey, improve the quality of your clinical systems, implement successful marketing systems and processes and much more.

Our consultants have worked in key leadership roles in a variety of long-term care and healthcare settings, including nursing homes, assisted living, independent living, CCRCs, hospice, home healthcare and more.

With hands-on knowledge of regulations, reimbursement rules and facility operations, our consultants have operated facilities, developed innovative programs and repositioned facilities in the market. This extensive experience gives our consultants the ability to understand challenges and opportunities facing you.

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Consulting Services

Our senior care and long-term care consulting services include:

  • Infection Prevention and Control ConsultingFrom keeping your residents healthy and safe, to avoiding survey deficiencies, your IPCP is one of the most important systems in your building. Our expert consultants are here to help.
  • Focus Infection Control Survey (FICS) - The Focus Infection Control Survey is a priority survey by CMS that was implemented since the COVID-19 pandemic. Our consultants can get your building survey ready.
  • Mock Survey - Mock Surveys allow centers to look at current systems and processes and identify and minimize your overall risk of citation during a CMS or Joint Commission survey.
  • Risk Assessment - Our thoughtfully designed program will provide your center with a meaningful review of your current clinical structures and develop a path toward continued success in focus risk areas.
  • Financial and Operational Assessment – We’ll review and audit the core operational systems that directly impact your cash flow and net operating income and provide actionable recommendations to improve your bottom line.
  • MDS Consulting– Our MDS and RUG experts will assess your organization’s performance and identify opportunities to enhance both financial and clinical outcomes.
  • PDPMThe Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for traditional Medicare A residents is set to replace the current RUG-IV Medicare payment model Oct. 1, 2019. It’s important to understand PDPM and how it is significant to your organization.
  • Survey Turnaround – Rebound from a difficult CMS survey with a quality systems audit, mock survey, and quality training and consultations.
  • Directed Plans of Correction - Engagements include a review of policies, self-assessment, RCA, QAPI related to the DPOC, specific needs of the resident population related to the DPOC, and/or assistance with an attestation regarding the facility’s adequate completion and comprehension of the requirements outlined in the DPOC.
  • Life Safety Code LSC surveys can identify areas of where safety can be improved for both your residents and your employees. In some instances good performance in LSC can impact the financial stability of a facility.
  • Hospice Consulting - Our hospice consultants offer in-depth engagements with your hospice team to ensure that your organization is prepared, informed, and able to provide the best possible care to patients.
  • Marketing Consulting – Our sales and marketing consultants help senior living and long-term care organizations increase referrals, optimize census and build market share through marketing plans, census development, mystery shopping, sales team training, and other proven methods.
  • QAPI Consulting Services – Develop and implement a Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement program for your nursing home or healthcare organization with the help of our certified QAPI trainer.
  • EMR Implementation and Consulting – Our experienced Electronic Medical Records specialists provide training and support as well as expertise with system selection, implementation, reconfiguration and more.
  • Leadership and Organizational Development - Our consultants partner with you to define the culture, uncover attributes of the current leadership team and determine development and hiring practices to further move the organization forward.
  • Succession Planning - Our consultants partner with you to create a succession plan that maintains stability and ushers a seamless transition in leadership. 
  • Compensation Consulting – Our consultants provide practical solutions for developing and managing the compensation and reward system best-suited for your organization.
  • Nutritional and Dining Services – Our registered dietitian consultants have decades of experience in clinical and nutrition and food service management in long-term care and healthcare facilities.
  • Interim Leadership – When there is an immediate need of leadership in addition to expertise, turn to LeaderStat’s pool of experienced healthcare executives and managers to keep things running smoothly.
  • Customized Engagements – Different healthcare organizations have different needs. We have a team of nationally recognized consultants who are experts at addressing each client’s unique operational, financial and clinical challenges.

Meet the Consultants

Teresa Remy – Director of Consulting
Scott Heichel – Director of Clinical Reimbursement
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Sherry Thomas - Director of Clinical Services

Measurable Outcomes

Finding the Big Opportunities
Recently, we conducted a comprehensive assessment of a large senior care campus. Our report included actionable recommendations for operational improvement strategies.

As a result of this analysis, we identified a potential $1.3 million enhancement opportunity during a one-year period. Our recommendations included revenue-generation options and various cost-saving steps.



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