What’s in store for the healthcare industry in 2015? That’s the topic of a recent Cain Brothers whitepaper, “Strategies for Health Care Leaders.” The report looks at challenges and outlooks across various sectors, including healthcare IT. Becker’s Hospital Review provides a comprehensive summary.
Industry-wide changes and a growing emphasis on strategic activity makes this year an exciting time for healthcare, though such changes introduce risks in addition to new opportunities. The healthcare sector is subject to and must also contend with political, regulatory and judicial challenges, in addition to dealing with natural industry trends, evolving reimbursement models and growing consumerism in a rapidly changing and complex climate.
In the era of increasing outsourcing and deep strategic partnerships, the need to be top-of-the-line, as well as focusing on reducing costs and enhancing scale are the most critical components to healthcare organizations’ vitality this year, according to the Cain Brothers whitepaper, “Strategies for Health Care Leaders.”