THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE: KEY SOFTWARE TRENDS FOR 2015
Forrester Research's Skip Snow presents a look at the future of healthcare. Software plays an increasing role in driving change though the system. These changes include regulatory pressure, aging populations, value-based medicine, the mobility of care settings, the retailization of medicine, and offer opportunity. These changes force reconfigurations of organizations bearing the financial and clinical risks of care. Vertically integrated delivery systems are growing where hospitals, ambulatory care, care management companies, and health plans are all part of one organization that deliver care to their members. The agile CIO must understand these trends, and Forrester's 2015 predictions for health software.