The healthcare industry is an economic sector that is constantly facing unique challenges. The industry is highly regulated with rules that frequently shift in a manner that diverts clinical resources away from patient care and often place downward pressure on reimbursement. Economic forces also have a significant impact within the industry. An aging population will bring about higher demand for healthcare services in the coming years which will be coupled with a declining labor force. Therefore, innovative solutions will be required to meet increased demand with fewer medical professionals. As companies in the industry attempt to navigate this challenging environment, they often find that it is difficult to succeed alone.
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