With unexpected forces entering the healthcare arena and some legacy players taking on new roles, the rest of the industry is trying to determine which moves are true industry-changing disruptions-and which are merely distractions. Only a few short years ago, it may have seems farfetched to imagine that a retail chain would merge with a major payor, or that so many regional providers would be absorbed by large health systems, or that technology companies would be making bold entries into the sector.
Today, however, the volume and velocity of deals, and the dollar value they represent, speak to fundamental change to the status quo.
Our paper provides guidance on separating the real opportunities from mere distractions – and on ensuring that your organization is, ultimately, part of the solution.
Key considerations for healthcare organizations include: