Educate with this big picture look at the external forces affecting hospitals and health systems

  

Use this tool to engage people about the external forces impacting your team and the patient experience.

  • Broaden perspectives about what’s driving change
  • Generate strategic thinking
  • Set the context for operational change
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There are many external forces exerting change on the hospital and health system landscape. We have chosen to focus on the following:

  1. Growing Consumer Expectations
    • Easy access
    • Convenient
    • Low-cost
    • No surprises
    • Social fairness
  2. Chaotic Competition
    • Mergers
    • Acquisitions
    • Partnerships
    • Changing rules
    • Drive for cost reductions
  3. Disruptive Policy and Regulations
    • Instability of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
    • Changing government reimbursement
    • Changes at the state level
  4. Accelerating Shifts in Technology
    • Demand for telehealth
    • Big data utilization and artificial intelligence (A.I.)
    • Ransomware and cyberthreats
    • Growth of consumer apps
  5. Dynamic Reimbursement
    • Shift from volume to value
    • Shift to lower cost settings
    • Growth of Medicare Advantage

If you have additional factors that you’d like us to integrate, let us know! We regularly update this Big Picture and all of the resources we provide.

Format and Downloading Options

We provide several product formats so you’re prepared for every situation and every audience.

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Full Color Image File

Use this visual metaphor to help people organize their thoughts about the external forces exerting change on hospitals and the workforce.

  • Drive strategic discussions among leaders
  • Equip managers with information that will aid their decision making
  • Bring your employees clarity and understanding about the healthcare industry
Full Color JPG | FREE
Download and use this Big Picture internally with your team and organization.
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Powerpoint Presentation

This 43-page PowerPoint deck provides you with a detailed breakdown of the forces exerting change upon hospitals and health systems.

  • Explore the full-size image, plus each of the external factor scenes broken out
  • Edit any or all of the text
  • Add or remove slides as you see fit
Sample slides | FREE
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Download and self-customize | $99
This carefully prepared presentation provides you with a good starting point to tell your story.
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We make custom changes at your request and send you an updated file.
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E-Learning Module: Rise

This easy-to-use eLearning module walks learners through the forces exerting change upon hospitals and health systems.

  • A quick, no-frills eLearning presentation that walks the learner through every step of the big picture
  • Explore the full-size image, plus each of the external factor scenes broken out
  • Fully responsive and accessible on both desktop and mobile
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Download, share, and distribute this eLearning module to your team and organization.

E-Learning Module: Interactive Storyline

Learners explore an interactive multimedia landscape, learning about the forces exerting change upon hospitals and health systems.

  • Featuring audio and animation for a fun, more immersive learning experience
  • Explore the full-size image, plus each of the external factor scenes broken out
  • Fully responsive and accessible on both desktop and mobile
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Coming Soon:

You’ve learned about the five powerful external forces causing upheaval in the hospital and health system landscape. But that’s not the end of the story.

There are six major internal factors that are enabling hospitals to improve patient outcomes and the way they do business. Use HealthyIQ’s Hospitals and Health Systems: Internal Big Picture to learn—and explain to others—why and how hospitals are changing. Sign up to get a notification when it’s released!