2017 Healthcare Outlook: Navigating the Industry's Uncertain Future

By Rulon Stacey, Ph.D. Published at LinkedIn Healthcare Channel

The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an even bigger elephant in the room now that a Republican has been elected to the Oval Office. But instead of waiting or wavering, provider leaders need to continue to focus their efforts on improving quality and reducing costs, according to Guidehouse executive and former health system CEO Rulon Stacey.

What we know:

  • Healthcare spending is approaching 20% of U.S. economy
  • More Americans are living longer with chronic health conditions
  • Medicare projected to reach insolvency in a decade

How will the current conditions shape the focus of providers in 2017? Learn about the trends that will significantly impact healthcare over the next year and steps providers should take to prepare for their future in Stacey’s LinkedIn Healthcare Channel opinion piece.

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