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Diane Burfeindt

As Vice President of Population Health, Diane Burfeindt is responsible for developing and implementing PSL’s population health initiatives across the organization, including the development of partnerships that improve the lives of seniors and integrate PSL’s communities with the evolving healthcare system. In this capacity, she provides direction to PSL’s Continuing Care Retirement Communities and housing communities to respond to the needs of consumers and referral organizations.  In addition, she is responsible for PSL’s housing communities throughout Pennsylvania and the development of services to support seniors.  Ms. Burfeindt has been with PSL for 21 years, and has served as Executive Director, Regional Director and Vice President. Prior to joining PSL, Ms. Burfeindt worked in the healthcare sector in a variety of progressively responsible positions. A graduate of Shippensburg University, with an MBA from Bloomsburg University, she is active in Leading Age PA, Leading Age Housing Task Force, is a Fellow with the Larry Minnix Leadership Academy and a former CARF Surveyor. She has been published in many articles on healthcare partnerships in senior housing in McKnights Long-Term Care News magazine, Managed Healthcare Executive, Senior Housing News and Leading Age Magazine.  She has also given presentations throughout the country at various Leadership Summits, Congressional Briefings and Annual Conferences regarding population health initiatives in affordable senior housing and population health.

Blog Feature

Health & Aging

How Senior Living Communities Help Residents Navigate Our Nation's Changing Healthcare Landscape

By: Diane Burfeindt
October 3rd, 2019

You read it in the newspapers every day – the cost of healthcare is rising, the system is harder to understand and navigate, and patients are not getting the benefit for all of the money our healthcare system costs the country. And, if you have chronic illnesses such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, COPD or congestive heart failure, chances are you’ve experienced significant confusion and conflicting information as you navigate the system.

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