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Healthcare leaders look beyond the crisis


The Future Health Index 2021 United States report explores how healthcare leaders are meeting today's demands and building a resilient future.

Largest global survey of its kind conducted among almost 3,000 healthcare leaders across 14 countries

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Healthcare leaders in the United States identify three key trends that are shaping the future of healthcare

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US healthcare leaders feel their hospital or healthcare facility needs to invest in implementing predictive healthcare technologies to be prepared for the future
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Percentage that are healthcare leaders who indicated that their hospital or healthcare facility most needs to invest in implementing predictive healthcare technologies currently or 3 years from now to be prepared  for the future.
Number 2
US healthcare leaders are recognizing the role they have to play in addressing healthcare inequities in socially disadvantaged communities
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Number 3

US healthcare leaders say implementing sustainability practices at their hospital or healthcare facility is a primary priority

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A vision of sustainable and patient-centered healthcare, enabled by smart technology


Leaders are prioritizing these areas to ensure they are ready to deliver quality healthcare in a post-pandemic world:

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Foundational technologies, including telehealth, to speed up digital transformation
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Transformational technologies like AI to improve operational efficiency and diagnostics
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Sustainability and environmental sourcing for a future-proof healthcare system
The Future Health Index is commissioned by Philips.

The Future Health Index 2021 report examines the experiences of almost 3,000 healthcare leaders and their expectations for the future. The research for the Future Health Index 2021 report was conducted in 14 countries (Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa and the United States). The study combines a quantitative survey and qualitative interviews conducted from December 2020 - March 2021.

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