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HRMR Annual 2016-17

TURNING RISK INTO OPPORTUNITY IN THE NEW HEALTH ECONOMY There are ways to boost risk management effectiveness to meet the demands of today’s fast-changing healthcare market. Terry Puchley, risk assurance health industries leader at PwC, reports. PwC Annual 2016 | HEALTHCARE RISK MANAGEMENT REVIEW | 23 PSYCHOSHADOW / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Additionally, technology, retail, consumer products, and telecommunications companies are among those expanding the industry by developing products and mobile technologies to support remote patient care and monitoring. Traditional healthcare providers, seeking to articulate their value and boost their brand in this evolving and increasingly competitive new health economy, are diversifying their ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� partnerships with best-in-class health systems. Change is roiling today’s healthcare industry. Empowered by greater access to information, consumers are taking control of their health decisions and demanding more sophisticated, transparent, convenient, affordable, and personalized care. Agile companies, both inside and outside of the traditional healthcare model, are meeting this demand by launching retail walk-in clinics and other non-traditional caredelivery channels.


HRMR Annual 2016-17
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