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The PwC health research institute focuses on large scale issues and major developments and includes analysis on healthcare trends as well as key insights and industry best practices.

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  • Webcast
    Healthcare reform: Five trends to watch as the Affordable Care Act turns five webcast - April 29, 2015

    4/13/15 | Health Research Institute

    You are invited to join PwC for a complimentary webcast, Healthcare reform: Five trends to watch as the Affordable Care Act turns five, on Wednesday, April 29 at 12:00pm ET, where we will discuss five trends, both directly and indirectly influenced by the ACA, that have ignited transformation.

  • Top health industry issues of 2015

    2/23/15 | Health Research Institute

    As the health sector moves beyond the Affordable Care Act and onto consumer-centered, digitally enabled care, here are the top 10 issues dominating the agenda in 2015.

  • Healthcare provider: 2014 SEC comment letter trends

    12/8/14 | Health Research Institute

    To help registrants gain insight into the SEC’s current areas of interest, PwC analyzed comments released by the SEC staff to domestic large accelerated, accelerated and non-accelerated registrants within the healthcare provider industry during the two year period ended August 31, 2014.

  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences: 2014 SEC comment letter trends

    11/14/14 | Health Research Institute

    Our 2014 SEC comment letter trend compiles and analyzes the SEC staff’s comment letters issued over the past few years to registrants across different sectors within the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industry and provides highlights surrounding current hot topics and sample comments.

  • Medical Cost Trend: Behind the numbers 2015

    6/26/14 | Health Research Institute

    The story of 2015 is a nuanced one. At first glance, the health sector appears to be reverting to historical patterns of bouncing back as the nation recovers from the economic doldrums. Whether spending more freely because of the improved economy or shopping with insurance provided through the Affordable Care Act, consumers triggered the first bump in growth in the first quarter of 2014. We expect that to continue through next year.