TOP 8 HEALTHCARE PREDICTIONS IN 2020

| January 16, 2020

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So, without further ado, here is a summary of their projections for what we can expect in the healthcare industry for 2020. The price tag of being hospitalized is hefty, and plays a large role in increasing the U.S. healthcare expenses. On average it costs over $2,000 a day to stay in a hospital bed. In some states, it can go as high as $3,000 a day. Keeping technologies current and patients happy, there is a push to think outside of the hospital’s four walls and recreate how healthcare is delivered. Home-based PCP, acute care, and palliative care will gain momentum toward becoming mainstream. However, it will receive mixed reviews from healthcare professionals; it’s likely that they will appreciate the warmth that comes with home-based personalized care, but they may not care for the drive-time and hassle of traveling to homes vs. a clinical setting.

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