There are more than 7 billion people on the planet today. Our growing global population has triggered some of the biggest healthcare challenges we’ll ever face. Listening to clients in Australia, Canada, Singapore, United Kingdom and United States, I believe many of these issues are universal. This is the third post in a five-part series that explores the clinical, population health, financial, regulatory and technical challenges we share as a global healthcare community. Healthcare costs are rising around the world. Financial pressure may be the most uniform challenge we face as a global healthcare community. Every country is trying to find ways to deliver better care at a lower cost. Reimbursement models differ by country Each country has a different way of funding health care. For example, Canada has a single-payer system. Physicians bill the national health insurance plan for […]
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