Health care providers face a reality that was unimaginable a couple of years ago. Service lines continue to be interrupted by COVID-19, with no end in sight. The health care workforce is stressed out and stretched thinly amid the so-called Great Resignation wave. Care delivery increasingly is being moved from hospitals to outpatient facilities and the home, thanks in part to an explosion of digital technologies.
These and other trends have sped up health care transformation. And while the future appears anything but clear, thought leaders have issued a slew of predictions and analyses about what executives should be taking away from the current trends.