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Investments in new IT tools are helping hospitals steer clear of the margin cliff

by Steve Burrill, Vice Chairman, US Health Care Leader, Deloitte LLP

Over just the past few months, I have noticed that hospitals and health systems are making bigger investments in virtual health and relationship tools that connect clinicians to patients, clinicians to other clinicians, and clinicians to virtual information that allows them to improve patient care. As traditional fee-for-service (FFS) gives way to payment models that reward value over volume,

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Life sciences outlook for 2019: Moving from the hypothetical into a new reality

by Greg Reh, Vice Chairman, US and Global Life Sciences Leader, Deloitte LLP

As we step into the new year, the pace of change in life sciences feels like it is moving faster than ever. While trends in the industry generally take place over decades rather than years, many of the foundational elements to shift from treatment to wellness, for example, are beginning to take shape.

Several trends will likely continue to shape biopharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in 2019.

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Health care outlook for 2019: Five trends that could impact health plans, hospitals, and patients

by Steve Burrill, Vice Chairman, US Health Care Leader, Deloitte LLP

Like a lot of business people, I travel quite a bit…and airline miles are golden. Even for those who only travel a couple of times a year, airline miles can help make leisure travel more attainable. Airlines have successfully changed the behavior of their customers by making them feel like they are members of a club.

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