Press Release: Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016:
Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry
Contact: Melanie Matthews
Sea Girt NJ USA -- January 19, 2016: From cost pressures, consumerism and consolidation to a proliferation of patient-centered, value-based delivery and payment models, the state of healthcare continues to challenge organizations in the industry.
Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, HIN's 12th annual business forecast, pins down the trends destined to impact the industry in the upcoming year and proposes tactics C-suite executives can employ to distinguish their operations in a dynamic marketplace.
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This 27-page resource begins with a set of metrics that document healthcare organizations' top concerns, challenges and successes in 2015, based on responses to HIN's November 2015 survey. This annual strategic playbook then turns to industry thought leaders Laura Jacobs, executive vice president of GE Healthcare Camden Group, and Paul Keckley, managing director, Navigant, for strategies to build on 2015 accomplishments and avoid common business mistakes in 2016.
Honing in on the provider outlook in the face of increased pricing pressures, Ms. Jacobs examines trending care models, accompanying payment structures and emerging technologies, as well as the variable and highly sophisticated skill sets care providers must possess to achieve success. Mr. Keckley goes on to address key issues facing health insurance plans in 2016, and outlines opportunity areas for payors to make up for eroding books of business.
Now in its 12th year of equipping healthcare executives with a strategic planning agenda for the year ahead, Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry covers the following:
Growth in the Medicare Advantage market and the explosion of accountable care organizations (ACOs);
- The 'dance of consolidation' that continues within and across market sectors;
- Blurring of lines between payors and providers;
- Three common shared risk models and the critical success factors for each;
- The deluge of health information technology and the ramifications of putting wearables, healthcare apps and other tools into consumers' hands;
- Retail health trends;
- Rise of consumerism and expected impacts of self-reported healthcare data;
- The Who, Where and When of healthcare today, including options to identify patients, engage them at key points of care, at key intervals, by the most appropriate provider;
- Expectations for payors' core business of managing risk;
- The 'embedded intel' of healthcare data and what infomediation means for healthcare payors, in both shared risk arrangements and in potential partnerships with health systems;
- A readout on provider-sponsored health plans, including performance notes on customer experience, quality measures, financial performance and other metrics;
- Predictions for primary care, pharmacy and population health in the evolving world of healthcare delivery and reimbursement;
- and much more.
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