Technology solutions are expected to play a role in solving healthcare conundrums.
The election of Donald J. Trump as President will begin a new era for the healthcare industry, which has spent years adapting to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Yet, despite potential policy changes in Washington, the shift to value-based care is likely to continue, believes the Health Research Institute of PwC.
“This shift to value can be felt in the quest to use emerging technologies—from artificial intelligence to blockchain to virtual reality—to find efficiencies for consumers and business operations,” the recently released report from PwC states.
PwC’s Health Research Institute commissioned an online survey of 1,750 US adults and dozens of interviews with health industry leaders. Here are the trends it foresees for the year ahead.