Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2009:
PricewaterhouseCoopers Shares Performance
Expectations for the Healthcare Industry


The healthcare industry is no longer immune from the full-fledged recession that is
gripping our nation. In Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2009: Performance
Expectations for the Healthcare Industry
, two key thought leaders reflect upon
the volatile economic climate and frame an industry outlook for the coming months.

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Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2009: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry In HIN's fifth annual healthcare industry forecast, David Chin,
M.D., of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Health Research Institute,
and Perry Hanson, partner with Wipfli, a national accounting
and business consulting firm, describe the implications for key
stakeholders and identify a few bright spots on the healthcare
horizon. They also revisit some trends that have gained ground
in the last year, including the patient-centered medical home
(PCMH), the retailization of healthcare and the elevation of
health and wellness to the global agenda as hedges against
chronic illness and associated healthcare costs.

In this forward-looking special report, you'll get details on:

  • The healthcare policies of President Obama and potential industry reform by
    the new administration;
  • The recession's impact on pay for performance and healthcare's share of the GDP;
  • Recommended strategic competencies for improving care delivery and coping with
    the market meltdown;
  • Healthcare market forces driving healthcare IT;
  • The effect of provider shortfalls on staffing, primary care access and consumer's
    retail healthcare habits;
  • Whether wellness and prevention investments can improve health status and
    bottom lines;
  • The transformation of patients to consumers and why their satisfaction matters;
  • The new definition of "value" in healthcare;
  • Four future models for healthcare delivery systems;
  • A list of the 53 most successful ideas in healthcare as reported by HIN e-survey
    respondents;
  • and much more.
This report also analyzes the responses of 168 healthcare organizations to the fifth annual
HIN Healthcare Trends and Forecasts survey, in which respondents ranked key top-of-mind
concerns and described how they are overcoming challenges posed by the faltering economy.
In an expanded Q&A section, Dr. Chin and Hanson predict the fates of physician
reimbursements, the PCMH, high-deductible health plans, concierge medicine, health IT
and more in the year ahead.

This 40-page special report, Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2009: Performance
Expectations for the Healthcare Industry
, showcases the topics that will continue
to consume the healthcare executive, and new challenges that await the industry
this year.

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