Around the globe, healthcare decision-makers struggle daily with tighter budgets, rising costs, worker shortages, an explosion of data—all as technology advances at a breakneck pace and the business and regulatory landscape shifts beneath their feet. The future looks even more daunting. Health is intrinsically linked to quality of life, yet demographic trends threaten both. An aging and more urbanized global population is experiencing a rise in chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, lung disorders, and Alzheimer’s disease, amplifying the demand for access to quality, affordable care. The higher expectations of the Baby Boom generation will further strain healthcare resources.