Healthcare’s Profits Will Be Dramatically Redistributed as Care Shifts to Consumers: Accenture

Health Populi

Observing the influx of new flavors of entrants like Amazon and Google, start-ups like Iora Health, Oscar and FetchMD, begs the question: how will legacy healthcare system players fare? Compare the 2016 profit pools to those forecasted for 2026: in the current environment, the profit pools for PBMs, distributors, and payers fall ( colored in blue ). Software and IT, and provider-outpatient which, Accenture posits, will be very consumer-facing and -engaging by 2026.

What to expect in 2021 and beyond? IDC offers 10 healthcare predictions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the recent IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Health Industry 2021 Predictions report, experts at IDC Health Insights offer their thoughts about the issues healthcare and life science organizations will contend with over the next year and beyond.

6 Ways to Drive Higher Medicaid Reimbursement with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

That number will rise to 82 million by 2026. Fortunately, there’s a solution that can benefit both provider revenue and population health: telemedicine. While virtual health can’t solve every Medicaid issue, it can dismantle many typical roadblocks: Providers and patients can meet as scheduled even if the patient has missed their bus or had a childcare cancellation. Medicaid is the largest payer for mental health services in the United States.