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October 29, 2015
We Are the Center of Healthcare’s Future
Posted by Mark Scrimshire

There is a perfect storm brewing, one that will drastically reshape Healthcare. The change will come more slowly than many hope but far faster than anyone imagined. For too long healthcare has treated the patient as an object rather than a person. Treatments have been focused on symptoms and not causes.

In the US, healthcare accounts for around 18% of the economy. Costs continue to escalate at a rate than outstrips the growth in earnings of consumers. Yet the health outcomes from all this spending put us in the middle of the pack of nations. Healthcare is a tax on the competitiveness of the US economy and companies can’t escape this tax by continuing to pass a greater portion of healthcare costs on to their employees. Healthcare needs a reset and that reset is coming. We are entering the era of consumer-driven retail healthcare.

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