By: Melissa K. Palardy

“Super SNFs” are reinventing post-acute care. These medical resort facilities are designed to be a one-stop-shop for patients in need of long-term treatment, marrying complex care and high quality of life.

In any industry, innovation is necessary to stay afloat. Healthcare is no different. Post-acute networks like Illinois-based Symphony have found opportunities to develop these luxurious long-term senior living establishments. Super SNFs have gained particular traction in the Midwest and southern regions where a certificate of need is not necessary to build new healthcare facilities, thus encouraging competition. Many of these state-of-the-art facilities have waiting lists of patients seeking an alternative to the traditional model. So, what makes them stand out among other post-acute facilities?

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