SKLD Patient Grateful for a New Lease on Life

October 24th 2018, Our News

Anna Schultz of Grand Rapids, Michigan, remembers getting in her car after attending church on Sunday, September 30 and then her memory goes blank. What happened next, she’s had to piece together from witnesses. Anna suffered a cardiac arrest while driving and cruised through the intersection of 28thSt. and Eastern Ave., where her car collided...

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Illuminate Eyes Regional Skilled Nursing Growth After ManorCare Acquisitions

July 20th 2018, Our News

Illuminate is using the brand SKLD, pronounced “skilled,” to brand the nursing home assets that it manages. Any services that face the families and patients will be known as SKLD. Technology is a particular focus for the young firm. Illuminate is developing a proprietary logistics system that incorporates the use of wearable devices. Staff will be the primary users of the wearable devices and there are some ideas in the works for using them with patients.

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Skilled Care Innovator Illuminate HC Takes Over 9 HCR ManorCare Facilities — Brings Transformative Care Strategies to Michigan Market under New SKLD Brand

July 12th 2018, Our News

SOUTHFIELD, MI (July 12, 2018) – Illuminate HC announced today that it has assumed management of nine former HCR ManorCare post-hospital care facilities in the greater Detroit and Grand Rapids markets, establishing the company’s first properties in Michigan and providing a launching pad for innovations designed to elevate the skilled care experience. The facilities, formerly...

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Henry Boutros on joining Illuminate HC

March 16th 2018, Our News

I don’t think it is an overstatement to say that the pace and scale of change in post-acute care today is unprecedented. Incremental tweaks and quick fixes won’t go far enough. For skilled care to truly be a part of the modern healthcare landscape, we need new thinking and new energy. That’s why I’ve decided to make a change.

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Illuminate HC wins Quality division in McKnight’s Tech Awards

October 17th 2017, Our News

Illuminate HC operators saw a “consistent and direct” correlation between delays in call-light response times and negative — and avoidable — patient experiences. Their efforts to change the model, especially around staffing, led them to win the Gold Award in the McKnight’s Technology Awards competition in the Quality category. The goal was to answer every call light...

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