Re-engineering Healthcare

Change is hard – and major change even more so – in large part for one simple reason: as Leo Tolstoy once advised, “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

By Jim Taylor

For all of us associated with healthcare, it should be apparent that our world is on the cusp of a significant change. I am not talking about the usual incremental shifts or isolated disruptions. I am referring to real and disruptive sea change that will continue for a decade or more. In fact, we are facing a perfect storm in global healthcare, and one that will impact clinicians, insurers, and industry… and ultimately the patients we all work to serve. The factors creating this storm are well recognized: