Today’s healthcare system faces various, unique challenges, and many experts consider it to be riding almost on the verge of collapse. This sector — characterized by a constant influx of information, competing levels of bureaucracy, and a complex relationship with the health insurance industry — is stressful and frustrating to understand for consumers and providers alike. To top it off, new regulatory nuances have given rise to fresh challenges in patient care, confidentiality, and quality of service. However, not all current developments in this sector are negative. There is a bright future in healthcare thanks to new care innovations, models and technologies. With this in mind, healthcare providers must learn to quickly adapt to current and future developments in the industry. This includes addressing fluctuations in population health – such as:
- Caring for rapidly-aging patients with an increasing number of chronic conditions
- Adopting integrated patient care: understanding the patients’ mindset, and the patient’s own involvement in his or her healthcare
- Improving patient confidentiality via better-informed decisions and new innovations in care delivery
- Managing the rising cost of care through operational efficiency, expense management, and new incentives
- Meeting regulatory requirements for keeping patients completely and appropriately informed throughout their care, while improving upon patient and provider confidentiality procedures.
At XpertUniverse, we strongly believe that our vision, supported by products such as the XpertSHARE platform, will help build a more positive future for healthcare by promoting better and more efficient interactions between stakeholders. Imagine a new system where healthcare providers can extend their services from emergency care to include enhanced management of chronic diseases and preventative measures. Patients could assume more personal responsibility for their own health by having access to better quality, up-to-date information. Healthcare insurance providers could help patients remain healthy and get more overall value from the healthcare system. Suppliers could cooperate with care-delivery organizations, physicians, and patients to produce products and create services that would improve outcomes and lower costs. Finally, authorities and regulators could address the inadequacy of the current system by providing new leadership to encourage innovation and guide citizens towards more realistic expectations. We believe that this world of new and improved healthcare can exist, and we are betting the future of our company on it.