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Healthcare spending appears to accelerate in Q1: report

Dive Brief: Spending on healthcare accelerated during the first quarter of 2019, according to a recent report from consulting firm Altarum. National healthcare spending in March 2019 ($ 3.76 trillion) was 4.6% higher than the previous year and spending on prescription drugs grew the fastest, according to the report. Healthcare hiring seemed to return to a… Read More »

How AI and emerging tech are transforming the healthcare workforce

For its recent report on the future of work, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions checked in with more than 100 administrative C-suite and other operational leaders at health systems and health plans across the U.S. and asked how they’re preparing for the future. With technology evolving at warp-speed, employee and consumer expectations shifting accordingly, generational… Read More »

Healthcare orgs boost spending on predictive analytics as they prove their worth

Use of predictive analytics among payers and providers has seen a 13 point increase, from 47 percent in 2018 to 60 percent in 2019, a new survey from the Society of Actuaries shows. WHY IT MATTERSThe report further finds that 89 percent of healthcare executives plan to use predictive analytics in the next five years,… Read More »