This session provides a review of key macroeconomic trends that are impacting health care providers in the US today, a summary of strategies that are being deployed by successful systems, and key themes observed in top performing organizations.
1. Identify and understand key forces that are shaping the US health care landscape today. 2. Recognize the potential impact of major shifts in patient populations or patient behavior (e.g., increase in consumerism) on the care delivery system. 3. Determine which strategies or initiatives may be needed to optimize clinical and financial performance in the future.