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Trends that Matter for Healthcare Economics

Posted by Matt Breese on Jun 2, 2016

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A collection of engaging infographics from healthcare influencers to capture trends in general healthcare and pharmaceutical economics:

The pharma economic footprint is expected to be an astounding $1.3 trillion by 2018. Additionally, the global pharma industry pays around $100 million in salaries each year. Via IFPMA



While U.S. healthcare spend is considerably higher than other high-income countries, Americans go to the doctor's office about 35% less than the global median, according to The Commonwealth Fund. A deeper look reveals why less physician visits leads to higher costs.



The annual cost for chronic disease sits around $1 trillion, with around one-fifth of that preventable by more effective treatment plans that limit the amount of chronic disease-driven admissions. From Chilmark Research



Telemedicine could eliminate a huge percentage of healthcare costs, with "televisits" costing around 2% of an average hospital visit. Via Kays Harbor Technologies



As the healthcare industry evolves with the use of technology, organizations face great challenges when it comes to cyber security. The industry risks an estimated $305 million in patient revenue due to cyberattacks over the next 5 years, according to data from Accenture via LightCyber.


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Topics: Industry Trends, Data & Analytics, Provider