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Health Care Providers Industry Outlook 2017

What are the trends for US health care providers in the coming year?

From deciphering the impact of regulatory changes to quantifying and analyzing care quality, health care providers have no shortage of challenges and growth opportunities. This outlook provides insight into the themes that are top of mind for today’s health care providers so they can remain ahead of the curve.

Unlocking potential opportunities for health care providers in 2017

Mitch Morris, MD, is the vice chairman and US/global Health Care Providers sector leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP. In this interview, he draws on his experience in the field and provides perspective on the health care provider industry’s most topical issues like the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), data analytics, innovative disruptors, patient-centric care, digital enablement and more. Listen in to hear about the trends that are driving change for health care providers in 2017.

We are really seeing a lot of transformations; both of disruptors and existing health care ecosystem companies. They are changing the way they do business and changing the way they are viewed. I think our ecosystem will look very different five years from now.

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2017 US Health Care Providers Outlook: What are the opportunities looking ahead?

As we head into 2017, many health care providers and stakeholders are preparing for the challenges and opportunities that could impact businesses in the new year. Many are wondering about the outlook for healthcare providers in 2017 and what trends are happening.

In this interview, Dr. Mitch Morris weighs in on the continuing shift from volume to value, cost, regulatory pressures, and the possibilities of digital consumer engagement. He also provides suggested considerations for stakeholders.

Key discussion points in this interview include:

  • How can physicians prepare for MACRA?
  • How can providers measure quality through analytics? 
  • How do we better engage with consumers and patients using digital monitoring and measuring?
  • What role is technology playing in keeping the patient at the center of care?
  • Is consolidation the key to growth?

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"And now, with technology, we’re able to do so many things remotely. It really opens the door for a first time truly putting the patient to the center."

- Mitch Morris, MD

Additional perspectives on health care trends and the 2017 outlook

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Global Health Care Outlook

An aging global population and chronic diseases are fueling the rising demand and associated spending of care and an increasing patient awareness, knowledge, and expectations are putting pressure on the development of costly clinical innovations. The Global Health Care Outlook explores trends and issues impacting sector organizations; and suggests considerations for stakeholders as they seek to deliver cost-effective high-value health care.

Read our 2017 Global Health Care Outlook.

Global Life Sciences Outlook

Life sciences sector growth is closely tied to global health care expenditures which, in 2017 and successive years, are expected to be fueled by increasing demand from an aging population and the burgeoning prevalence of chronic and communicable diseases. This 2017 outlook reviews the current state of the global life sciences sector; explores trends and issues impacting market segments and individual organizations, and suggests considerations for stakeholders as they seek to grow revenue and market share.

Regulatory Life Sciences Outlook

Life sciences companies should prepare to face continued uncertainty in the regulatory landscape in 2017. With drug pricing in flux and regulations aimed at improving patient outcomes and value-based contacting in play, life sciences companies will likely need to adapt to the downstream impacts.

Access the full report for a deeper look at these trends.

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What might Donald Trump’s election mean for health care?

In November, Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States and the Republicans retained majorities in both the Senate and the House. What does this portend for our health care system?

President-elect Trump ran on one main policy issue related to health care – to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Could he, together with a Republican-led Congress, do this? And what might his election mean more broadly for health insurance exchanges, value-based care initiatives, and consumers’ and employers’ desires for more affordable health care?

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Read more about President-elect Trump’s key policy positions and what the new Trump administration could mean for health care.

Explore trends impacting the life sciences and health plans industries.

Stay on top of the latest trends in health care…

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Look again

In today’s rapidly evolving marketplace environment, key business issues are converging with impacts felt across multiple industry sectors. What are the key trends, challenges, and opportunities that may affect your business and influence your strategy? Look for more perspectives and insights from some of Deloitte’s forward thinkers.

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