The Consolidation of HealthcarePfister (2013), “Mergers and acquisitions across and within stakeholder groups—including payers, hospitals and health systems, pharmaceutical suppliers and other healthcare entities –will create mega-healthcare entities managed by mega-sized organizations. States will play an increasingly important role as payers, public health agents and innovators. According to the National Academy of State Health Policy, “Much of the failure or success of federal health reform will depend on the ability of states to implement its key provisions.From patent and IP
HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY PAPER6issues to access hurdles to pricing complexities, pharmaceutical companies will face an array of challenges as they seek to bring their products to emerging markets. While large populations are growing middle class in many emerging countries pose new opportunities, they come with the need to understand different regulatory, cultural and payment structures”.In conclusion, with Obamacare in effect, the assumption for all those that are not insured with a health plan is to get them insured. With technology, financial and the way the economy is right now, will be more impacted. The reasons why we look at the expansion of healthcare are to see how far the industry of health care has come. One may think of a downward trend for many people, but for some to have a universal health care system that will initiate the process of payment and how analysis will be determine. The ways of technology, the financial and economyrealm will all become factors especially when it looks at the income, individual employment and the state of unemployment rates.
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