Tomorrows healthcare demands changing healthcare today

Healthcare is a rapidly changing field driven by mainly external forces. Longer lives and growing populations are changing demographics. Better diagnostic tools and a vastly increased number of treatments are raising expectations. These factors are driving up costs to unprecedented levels across the globe, and governments and healthcare organisations are at a loss of how to tackle these challenges. Simply doing more of what we have been doing so far will not be enough.

The organisation, reimbursement and delivery of healthcare will need to change at all levels if we are to continue delivering healthcare at or above current level. Organisational divisions across the care continuum obstruct the underlying goal of what healthcare should be focusing on – the delivery of health to each individual.

Through analysis of the core values of healthcare delivery, and the processes in place to achieve them, it is possible to reinvent the healthcare organisation, delivering better healthcare and lowering costs.