Workforce retention and wages in nursing homes: An analysis of managerial ownership

August 31, 2018


  • Sean Shenghsiu Huang
  • John R. Bowblis

Healthcare providers can be managed by salaried managers or owner-managers that have a significant equity stake in their facility. Using data on Ohio-based nursing homes from 2005 to 2015, this study examines whether salaried or owner-managed nursing homes have higher workforce retention and whether this is driven by differences in wage rates.

Journal of Applied Gerontology, doi:10.1177/0733464818795433


  • Business/Economics of Aging
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Long-Term Care - Other
  • Workforce Issues