Abstract

Founded in 1963, Beverly Enterprises, Inc. has developed an impressive portfolio of skilled nursing facilities. Today, it has operations in 23 states and the District of Columbia: running 342 nursing locations, 18 assisted living centers, and 66 hospice and home care centers. In addition, Beverly Enterprises also offers rehabilitative services - via Aegis Therapies - on a contract basis to facilities operated by other care providers. Its success is due in part to a focus on continual process improvement - always looking at ways of optimizing operations and making administrative functions more efficient. [To view the full article, please click here.]