Key trends affecting the healthcare sector
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In anticipation of declining or capped reimbursements, healthcare organizations today are focused on improving their financial performance. Groups are taking a few common approaches towards achieving the end goal; recent M&A activity will drive scale, monetization of existing assets will improve cash flows and renovations will extend the life of existing facilities.
Healthcare policy is currently in flux, with the industry waiting with baited breath for any changes coming from Capitol Hill. While full implications remain to be seen, many organizations are orienting their operations to better prepare for whatever changes may happen.
Stemming from lowering costs, the healthcare industry has recently been expanding their ambulatory and outpatient network to provide healthcare to patients in the lowest cost facility settings. We’ve seen this push realized in significant jumps in new construction in the outpatient field, as well as innovations in tele-medicine and at-home-care.
Senior Vice President, Healthcare Project Management