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A race to scale, competing upon clinical efficiency, the power of external influencers, and a future of lower consumer pricing. These are just a few of the coming trends and insight gleaned from Jacques Mulder, the US Health Sector Leader for EY.
Telehealth is screaming out with popularity. Venture funding continues to pour in, laws are more favorable, and many healthcare providers are implementing it at greater speed and breadth than ever before.
For those who began abusing opioids in the 1960s, more than 80 percent started with heroin. Yet for those who began abusing opioids in the 2000's, 75 percent reported that their first opioid was a prescription drug. (1)
And you thought telehealth was just a less expensive and more convenient way to replace the physical office visit, right? Well...think again friends. Because in the next few years, you are about to see hospitals and health systems expand and explode! And its going to come through powerful marketing, wise investment, and monster M&A activity.