Healthcare is under significant pressure. The complexity of containing or reducing costs, managing health on a population scale and improving the individual patient experience is now openly acknowledged as perhaps the critical challenge in healthcare.
One or more parts of this triple aim are now acutely visible to policy makers, providers, patients and the general population. It is not a projection of some possible future, but a challenge that manifests itself on a daily basis throughout the healthcare system.
The Need for Integrated Healthcare Whitepaper
Due to a combination of longer lives and new medical advances, healthcare costs are fast becoming unaffordable. A new and different approach — one that is patient-centric, decentralised, and above all integrated — can help. Download the Whitepaper here.
Watch Philippe Houssiau, Vice President, Healthcare, UKI and Netherlands give his point of view on integrated care.
An approach to the challenge is “Integrated Care”. It is a powerful disruptive concept that has at its core the notion of bringing health and social care providers more closely together while also realigning care to the patient irrespective of location.