About Post-Acute Advisor 

The long-term care industry has faced many recent changes, such as the implementation of the new survey process and extensive revision to Conditions of Participation in October 2016, and will face many more challenges in the near future. These changes mean more training for your staff, changes to facility processes, and adopting a resident-centered model of care. Post-Acute Advisor is here to help your facility overcome the challenges of adapting to an ever-changing industry.

This site is your place to ask questions, get the latest long-term care and MDS news, and find resources to make your job easier.

  • Looking for industry news? Click on the News tab. We’ll keep you updated on new regulations, provide analysis of long-term care issues, and help you navigate all three phases of the new survey process.

Meet the long-term care team

Brianna Shipley
is an editor in HCPro’s long-term care market. In this position, she edits books, moderates audio conferences, assists in product development, and edits the monthly newsletters CNA Training Advisor and PPS Alert for Long-Term Care.



Stefanie Corbett, DHA
Stefanie has extensive experience in the post-acute care realm. She has served in various senior leadership roles in healthcare organizations, founded a healthcare consulting firm specializing in regulatory compliance and operations management for post-acute care organizations, and has taught as an assistant professor in healthcare administration programs. In her new role as Post-Acute Care Regulatory Specialist for HCPro, Stefanie develops quality educational programs and investigates new opportunities for business development. She applies her expertise, leadership skills and industry experience in her role as lead instructor for HCPro’s Medicare Boot Camp – Long Term Care version and her advice is frequently featured on PAA’s “Ask the Expert” page.


Diane Brown
Diane is a long-term care educator, editor, and author with more than 25 years of operational experience in health care. In her current role at HCPro, she develops quality educational programs and investigates new opportunities for business development. She is a regulatory specialist and the lead instructor for HCPro’s MDS 3.0 Boot Camp and Medicare Boot Camp®—Long-Term Care Version. Her strong leadership, problem-solving, and team-building skills communicate possibilities, define innovative solutions, and motivate for outcome. She frequently lectures on MDS, SNF PPS, documentation, survey compliance, Medicare, and other health care topics.


FR headshotFrosini Rubertino, RN, CRNAC, C-NE, CDONA/LTC
Frosini is a registered nurse with over 30 years of experience in the health care industry. Former president of an Ohio-based long-term care consulting and education firm, and a former member of the Arkansas Healthcare Association’s Education Committee, she is currently a clinical services consultant with an Arkansas-based clinical consultant group. As an HCPro faculty member, she brings her experience in risk management, regulatory compliance, clinical systems, and education into the classroom for the Medicare Boot Camp® – Long Term Care Version course.

About HCPro

With more than 20 years of experience, HCPro, Inc., is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company’s mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. To accomplish this mission, HCPro provides this specialized information in a variety of products, including magazines, newsletters, books, videos, audioconferences, training handbooks, e-mail newsletters, and online courses.

As an acknowledged industry authority in healthcare regulation and compliance, HCPro focuses on providing its clients assistance and expertise in the areas of long-term care, accreditation, medical staff affairs, credentialing, privileging, medical record management, regulatory compliance, nursing, quality/patient safety, infection control, and workplace safety.

In addition, HCPro is a pioneer in the delivery of Web-based information, resources and content on “The Business of Healthcare” to managers in the healthcare industry. HCPro developed a series of unique Internet-based solutions, including Web sites, online information centers, electronic product distribution, electronic site licenses, and strategic distribution alliances.

Our Mission

HCPro’s mission is to:

  • Meet the specialized information, advisory, and education needs of the healthcare industry
  • Learn from and respond to our customers with services that meet or exceed the quality they expect
  • Help our customers achieve success for their organizations
  • Create a work environment that embodies teamwork, embraces challenge and celebrates accomplishment

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Middleton, MA 01949