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Top Health Sector Issues of 2016

The Health Research Institute at PwC is just out with its annual review of key health industry issues for the year ahead. These are the key trends identified and discussed:

  1. Merger mania
  2. Goldilocks comes to drug prices
  3. Care in the palm of your hand
  4. Cybersecurity trends come to medical technology
  5. New money managers as consumers face higher deductibles
  6. Behavioral health care no longer on the backburner
  7. Care moves to the community
  8. New databases improve patient care and consumer health
  9. Biosimilars: lower cost substitutes for branded biologic drugs
  10. Medical cost mystery: value-based care means systems dig in to calculate true cost of services

Source: Top health industry issues of 2016: thriving in the new health economy. PwC’s Health Research Institute, Dec. 2015. http://www.pwc.com/us/en/health-industries/top-health-industry-issues.html

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