Across the globe, healthcare providers, insurers and governments are struggling to improve healthcare, while limiting the impacts on health system costs. In many countries, very large investments are being made in addressing chronic health conditions and treatments. Most of this investment today is in the cost of treating patients with one or multiple chronic conditions. As we look toward the future, healthcare stakeholders are focused on coordinating care management to reduce costly hospitalizations associated with chronic diseases, and to preventative care practices that can be used to reduce the impact of chronic diseases in future generations.
In this new world of healthcare, integrated, coordinated care is supported by smart technological capabilities to enable healthcare providers to share, plan, analyze, predict, and intervene, improving both clinical and operational outcomes