Health care affects every American. It dominates political debate, changes the course of lives, and is a major factor in where people choose to live, what jobs they choose to take, or not leave, and how they budget.
It’s an industry where nearly everyone sees a need, or professes to see a need, for change. So what’s most likely coming this year? Here are five of our predictions.
Trend 1: Political push for price transparency
Trend 2: Healthcare, a consumer product
Trend 3: Emergence of new disruptors, big and small
Trend 4: Robotics transformation
Trend 5: Recognizing the unintended consequences of convenience