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Health care organizations and governments face a growing imbalance of supply and demand. They must manage increasing costs while balancing the need to improve access to safe, quality care and services.

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These costs stem from fragmentation of resources between health care agencies; increasing requirements from declining infrastructure; an aging Canadian demographic, and a shortage of skilled labour. If the sector continues to work this way, it risks a financially unsustainable future and more potential health problems. The health care system and government must find innovative solutions to give Canadians timely access to quality care.

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How PwC can help

Health care organizations can benefit from PwC's unique insight and strategies to help address current issues that plague the sector. Our comprehensive range of experience combined with PwC's global network of health care professionals and our Health Research Institute provide clients with current surveys and publications that help with the following:

  1. Adaptable delivery roles and structures: Creating flexible care settings and expanding clinical roles that are centered on patient/client needs
  2. Enterprise applications in the cloud: Migrating critical business processes to the cloud
  3. Financial effectiveness: Maximizing revenue management and capture for health care providers
  4. Infrastructure and service delivery: Balancing public and private interests in health care infrastructure investments as well as healthcare delivery
  5. Health care supply chain: Streamlining and optimizing operations
  6. Incentive realignment: Facilitating and manage access to care while supporting accountability and responsibility for health care decisions.
  7. Innovation: Improving treatment, efficiency and outcomes through technology, innovation and process changes
  8. Integrated service delivery: Coordinating health care services centred on the needs of patients/clients and specific population groups
  9. Shared back-office services: Integrating human resources/payroll, supply chain and information management and IT across health organizations and regions to improve efficiencies
  10. Quality and safety standardization: Defining and enforcing clinical standards while establishing consistency of care and a mechanism for accountability and transparency
  11. Technology advisory: How to more effectively deliver and use IT

Contact us

Tara McCarville
Partner, National Health Industries Leader, PwC Canada
Tel: +1 416 869 2493
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Catherine Hunter
Partner, Health Consulting Leader, PwC Canada
Tel: +1 416 687 8465
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