Global Health Care Trends 2015-2016

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Global Outlook 2015-2016 Health Care Trends Sector

Worldwide, governments, systems of health care, insurers and consumers are involved in a coming and persistent forth between competing priorities: Where is the increasing demand for health services and reduce the increasing cost of those services.

This report examines the factors that affect the overall sector of health care, provides a summary of the activity in different geographic markets, and suggests considerations for stakeholders, with a view to 2015.
Important factors in 2015

The prospects for the global health care industry for 2015 are mixed. Treatment advances and government initiatives to increase access to care should boost the sector’s expansion, but the pressure to reduce costs is spreading.

Population growth and wealth of consumers are increasing demand for health services, but aging societies and chronic diseases are forcing those who pay for health to make difficult decisions about the levels of benefits. In the midst of this tug of war, many business models and historical processes of operation will no longer suffice. Read on to learn more about the trends impacting the global industry of health care in 2015. Four major trends are anticipated to impact stakeholders throughout the global value chain of health in 2015: cost, adapting to market forces, transformation and digital innovation, regulations and compliance.

Cost is one of the issues most important care versus most countries health in 2015.

The pressure to contain costs and demonstrate comes from all sides value. Political uncertainty, persistent financial stress and austerity measures in many countries are calling into question the sustainability of public health funding.

In addition, there are doubts and concerns about the amount of funds needed to better match supply with demand and in particular how to finance the integration and primary care, while meeting the growing demands of the activity.

The high cost of targeted therapies, personalized medicine, gene-based medicine, medical devices, and other advances continues to add to the burden of health care costs along with the impact of waste, fraud and abuse.
Adapt to market forces

Change requires providers and health plans to rethink traditional business models to better address offset or new problems and opportunities for healthcare.

Increase the role of government – payer role as regulator in the global health sector it can not be underestimated.

Prosperity Scale – converging market forces are setting the stage for what may be a period of rapid consolidation among health care providers, especially in the US Both vertical and horizontal consolidation has increased, despite increasing regulatory scrutiny. In addition, it is expected that intersectoral convergence increases with the shift to an “ecosystem” of suppliers of products and services.

The competition for talent – As their populations and health care needs grow both developed and developing countries are struggling to provide sufficient numbers of trained, qualified health professionals, especially doctors and nurses.

Improving access to care – a shortage of staff, location, lack of infrastructure, health care in some countries, and outdated facilities in developed countries and developing markets are major contributors to the problems of access health care worldwide.

Consumerism – Patients facing large deductibles and cost sharing for medical treatments and services – including specialty pharmaceutical products and medical devices – are becoming increasingly aware of the costs and a greater share of their health care decisions.
Digital transformation and innovation

The adoption of new digital HIT advances such as electronic health records, telemedicine and predictive analysis is transforming the way doctors, patients and other stakeholders interact health care. Digital innovations such as additive manufacturing, artificial intelligence, wearable devices and diagnostics are helping to facilitate new possibilities for diagnosis and treatment, increase process efficiency and reduce costs. Technological advances are also connecting developed and emerging markets – and the participants along the value chain of health care. These changes can be quickly and, in some parts of the world, harmful to established care models. However, it is already seeing its potential to improve the care process.
Regulations and Compliance

The regulatory landscape of global health care is complex and evolving. The main driver is the health and safety of patients; however the approach of the authorities to protecting patients vary widely from country to country. Adding to this complexity are factors including clinical and rapid technological change; greater scrutiny by governments, the media and consumers; control techniques more sophisticated risk; and coordination between agencies and regions. The protection of health information affected by security breaches and cyber attacks also continue to be of importance to stakeholders.
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Outlook Global Health Care industry 2016
Common goals, competing priorities

Around the world, governments, health systems, insurers and consumers are involved in a continuing quest to find a balance between meeting the growing demand for health services and reduce the costs of these.

This report examines the current problems affecting the overall industry health care, provides an overview of activities in different geographic markets and suggests considerations stakeholders 2015-2016.
Know the trends for the sector of Health Care 2016

We invite you to learn more about the trends that will impact the overall sector health care in 2015 and recommendations for stakeholders.

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Cost in the field of healthcare

The cost of care is the biggest problem that most countries face pressure to reduce costs in 2015 and demonstrate the value comes from several fronts.

Political uncertainty, economic stress and austerity measures in many countries are calling into question the sustainability of public health funding.

Adaptation to market forces

Transformational change taking place in the health sector. Dynamic market forces, among which are the increasing role of governments, the competition for talent and improved access to care, are requiring health care providers to rethink traditional business models and re-direct the planning to new challenges and opportunities in the sector.

Digital transformation and innovation

Digital innovations open new possibilities for diagnosis and treatment, increase process efficiency and reduce costs.

Technological advances connect to developed markets to emerging and all participants along the value chain of health care.