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Diane Burfeindt

Diane Burfeindt is the Senior Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at PSL. Ms. Burfeindt has over 28 years of experience in healthcare and aging services and has been employed by PSL since 1997. Prior to serving as Senior Vice President Strategy and Innovation, she held the positions of Vice President Population Health, Vice President of Residential and Community Services, Corporate Director and Executive Director. Throughout her career, she has worked with acute care, housing, home care, continuing care retirement communities, personal care/assisted living, and skilled nursing. In her current position, she is responsible for PSL’s innovation and strategic planning processes. Ms. Burfeindt received her MBA from Bloomsburg University and a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Journalism from Shippensburg University. She has been involved in various volunteer leadership positions including the National Investment Council Planning Committee, Secretary of the LeadingAge PA Board of Directors, LeadingAge PA Fellows in Leadership Coach, and is a Larry Minnix Leadership Academy Fellow. She is a licensed nursing home administrator and previously served as a surveyor for CARF/CCAC. She is a frequent presenter at state and national conferences on best practices in the industry.

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Health & Aging

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

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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