Although healthcare challenges can vary from region to region, health systems around the world face a common challenge: how to curb rising costs while meeting a growing demand for quality care. PwC's global reach and qualifications in the healthcare industry deliver business insights and opportunities for payers, providers, new entrants and strategic investors.
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Healthcare is going through a period of disruption as the way in which care is financed and delivered changes. However, despite the turmoil, healthcare CEOs are positive about their prospects for growth. The survey results reflect general optimism that healthcare will continue to be a growing industry in 2013 and that faster, better, cheaper solutions to healthcare problems are paramount. Below are some of the key findings:
This publication is the result of an ongoing global symposia series where the top minds in healthcare discuss innovative methods to curtail costs. HealthCast is a compendium of the case studies presented to date through the series along with a preface that distills nine recurring themes and explains how they are relevant to a wide range of businesses across the global healthcare value chain.
This edition of HealthCast, the latest in PwC's flagship series, discusses key themes like integrated care and public-private partnerships and their implications to the healthcare industry. We include 13 video interviews with CEOs and Ministers to supplement the report.
The 20 case studies from 12 countries featured demonstrate that global solutions to local challenges faced by payers, providers, and the pharmaceutical industry alike exist and can be leveraged to drive change and innovation in the industry.
In this PwC-commissioned report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), patients, doctors and payers share their views on mHealth. Find out what they told us, and learn more about the potential of mobile health in developed and emerging markets, the challenges, and the impact on stakeholders. Read more
Roughly half of patients say
mHealth will improve healthcare…
of doctors believe it is inevitable,
but adoption will take
of doctors say
with their workspace
Patients and payers want change…
of doctors worry mHealth
makes patients to independent.
of doctors in emerging markets
59% of patients already use it
of doctors and payers are
excited about mHealth
…but say there are too few
proven business models