NEW! BaseCamp Brain2Brain Question

This new strategic feature at PEAK BaseCamp offers a valuable interactive forum where you can share insights with our Expert Kiosk Hosts and learn how your answers track with other attendees.  Here’s how it works: Each Host poses a question (listed below and in the event app) specific to the aging services field.  During BaseCamp hours, we encourage you to visit all our expert hosts to discuss your answer to their thought provoking questions. After the summit, Kiosk Hosts will collect the data from attendees and LeadingAge will distribute the results via an online portal— so you can see how other members answered the same questions.  Long after this year's PEAK BaseCamp has closed you will have access to valuable benchmarking data and best practices giving you a fascinating snapshot of what’s happening in the field right now.  

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Brain2Brain Questions

Kiosk Number Company Name Brain2Brain Question
32 ABILITY Network What is your organization's #1 clinical or financial strategic initiative for 2017?
Start-Up Zone Academic Platforms Recognizing that the recruitment, development & retention of qualified clinical workforce especially CNAs & LPNs is a critical success factor for your organization, what are some of the key strategies that are being discussed and / or implemented?
36 Accushield What are the advantages of using a touch screen tablet to sign-in visitors at the front desk versus using the Paper sign-in Clipboard?
7 Angell Marketing Where are your prospective residents coming from: direct mail, digital, etc.?
28 BB&T Capital Markets Does your current debt structure support your long term strategic plan?
47 Bernardon Let's test your knowledge: What percentage of seniors desire to move to senior living communities?
18 BKD, LLP How is your organization preparing for the fundamental shift to Alternative Payment Models?
Zone 4 Blue Willow How do resident falls and elopement impact your organization?
53 Bluespire Senior Living What does a BIG IDEA mean to you?
  • An idea that changes our business?
  • An idea that reinforces our brand?
  • An idea that changes the customer’s image of us?
  • An idea that makes us more marketable?
  • An idea that creates more revenue?
  • An idea that changes our culture?
  • An idea that saves us money?
  • An idea that supports our mission?
  • All of the above
44 C.C. Hodgson Architectural Group A recent issue of the Harvard Business Review posted the question on their cover, “What really keeps CEOs awake at night?” with one respondent commenting that the main challenge we face is volatility, which is making organizations more short-term in their thinking rather than long-term brand building.  Where is the emphasis in your community’s planning and design efforts?
30 CARF How do you distinguish yourself from other providers of senior services and measure how effectively you are meeting the needs of persons served?
Start-Up Zone CAST What is your biggest technology challenge?
22 CliftonLarsonAllen What innovation in senior living will impact providers in the next five years?
57 Clinical Resources, LLC From your perspective, do you see Talent Acquisition today as a "Candidate" or "Employer" driven market; and how has this impacted your approach to addressing the critical personnel shortage to serve your communities?
11 Connected Living, Inc. Would you like to extend services beyond the walls of your community?  If so what would you like to offer residents in a 5 mile radius or new prospects?  What is important in a “Home Connect” service?
Start-Up Zone CVT Software

Which Post Acute Care admissions process is most widely used by your organization to reduce burden on staff and residents, and improve the relationship with your referral sources?

  • Manual Spreadsheet/Paper Process
  • Electronic decisioning tool
  • Hybrid (combination of paper and electronic)
  • Other
35 Direct Supply, Inc.

How is your organization addressing the challenges of rising acuity?

How are you achieving your mission through expansion and development?

52 Eklego Workforce Solutions

What does your organization struggle with most?

  • Finding
  • Hiring
  • Keeping your workforce? What is the impact on your organization?
Start-Up Zone ezPBJ What's the biggest challenge and biggest benefit of PBJ reporting?
46 Functional Pathways What evidenced based strategies are you using to prepare for the move to outcome based reimbursement for therapy services?
15 GlynnDevins Are you realizing the full potential of your database?
50 Grainger What is your organization doing in the next 3-12 months to increase operational efficiency within the built environment relative to the physical facility,  quality, safety, productivity, and managing cost?
24 Greenbrier How do you know when to expand or reposition?
Zone 3 Greystone If you could wave a magic wand and do one thing to change senior living for the better, what would that one thing be?
31 Hamlin Capital Advisors What are the newest innovations in finance for senior living providers today?
33 HD Supply How do you deliver resident comfort and maximize your ROI at the same time?
19 HJ Sims Is your organization poised for growth?
3 IMC Construction Co. What are the top 5 considerations  and / or demands when selecting a contractor for your renovations and new construction projects?
41 It's Never 2 Late How well does your staff provide person centered engagement? a)great  b)average c) help
What % of your annual budget do you allocate to this?
20 LCS What are your community's annual estimated expenditures per bed needed to maintain its competitive market position?
49 Levi + Wong Design Associates For your last renovation or development project,  what got lost in communication with your design team? (Give examples from the project that you wish had come out differently)
1 Lyft How are you handling transportation for the elderly you serve and/or your caregivers and employees today?
29 MatrixCare 1.    What is the biggest obstacle to efficient care coordination?
a.    Inadequate information from the hospital
b.    Physician access to the health record
c.    Pharmacy access to the med list for reconciliation
d.    Remote access to information on weekends or holidays
Zone 2 Moving Station What is the biggest objection you hear toward putting down a deposit?
Start-Up Zone NextWave Care On a scale of 1-10 how confident are you that your direct mail marketing efforts are increasing occupancy rates at your community(s)?
56 Nutrition Management Services Company How would you like to see the Dining Services in your organization progress?
16 OnShift Is improving employee engagement a focus for your organization in 2017?
29 PayActiv What has been your most important initiative to reduce financial stress among your employees?
34 PharMerica Preferred Provider Networks have more control over where patients go than anyone expected, how does your pharmacy help increase referrals?
39 Philips What technologies are you using today to maintain resident’s dignity and safety, while measuring operational efficiencies across your portfolio?
26 Plante Moran In developing your organizational strategy, are you planning to invest, divest, or hold on skilled nursing services?
38 Response Care How important is timely communication in caregiving?
27 RehabCare As CMS quickly moves toward a Quality or Value based payment structure, how confident are you that your therapy team has the right support, knowledge, and training to produce the outcomes needed for success when Fee For Service disappears?
37 RLPS Architects What are you doing now to prepare for the Boomers?
Start-Up Zone Safety Labs, Inc. How important are technology solutions to help manage safety health and wellness of residents and to help increase operational efficiency of a long term care centre:
  • Not important
  • Somewhat important
  • Important
  • Very Important
  • Extremely important
Start-Up Zone Satchel Health Do you think telehealth will be commonly used in Senior Care?
23 Select Rehabilitation, Inc. In order to meet the criteria for Value Based Payment Models, what are the key areas your rehabilitation department has to implement to ensure quality outcomes and health system alignment?
13 Sodexo Seniors What are the challenges to outsourcing your Senior community food and facilities?
17 Unidine Corporation What role does dining play in your brand identity, and how do you expect to see this evolve over the next 2 – 5 years?
Zone 5 Value First What is the most successful thing you've done to reduce costs while maintaining or improving the quality of your services?
14 Vikus Corporation How do you think your hiring process is impacting your employee retention rate?
  • Not at all
  • Negatively impacting 
  • Positively impacting
10 VirtuSense Technologies What objective data do you provide to market your rehabilitation services as a competitive advantage that show improving patient outcome measures, and reduce resident risk of falls and re-admissions?
2 WeCare Connect How frequently are you requesting and receiving direct feedback from ALL your customers and employees each year?
Zone 1 Ziegler What is your organization’s biggest obstacle to growth?