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Impact of COVID-19 to PPE Supply

May 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is the known cause of the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) like N95 respirators. Lesser known or discussed are the underlying dynamics that prevented the healthcare supply chain from quickly recovering from a generational spike in demand.

Read the latest HealthLeaders Fact File to learn more about:

  • COVID-19 vs PPE orders
  • Moving forward in the new normal
  • Strategies to effect change

Impact of Procedure Shifts to Ambulatory Sites

March 2021

Over the last several years, hospitals have experienced the continued shifting of procedures from the inpatient setting to lower cost, and lower margin, ambulatory sites.

Read the latest HealthLeaders Fact File to learn more about:

  • Service line procedure shift
  • Financial impact of procedure shift
  • Strategic considerations for the right ambulatory model

3rd Annual Optum Survey on AI in Health Care

November 2020

As artificial intelligence (AI) evolves into a must-have technology in almost every industry, health care organizations continue to develop—and even accelerate—their AI strategies in 2020. In the 3rd Annual Optum Survey on AI in Health Care, 98% of executives across care provider, health plan, life sciences, and employer organizations indicated they currently have an AI strategy in place or are planning on creating one. Even during a trying time period, this optimism appears to be fueled by executives seeing more and more useful applications for AI for improving both health care outcomes and business performance.

Read the latest HealthLeaders Fact File to learn more about:

  • The rise and potential of AI
  • Investing in AI
  • The time it will take to achieve AI ROI

The Rising Tide of Multiple Chronic Conditions

October 2020

Consumer insights to help you stay ahead of health care cost trends. 

Although organizations continue to make substantial progress in managing health care costs, there’s a fast-moving tailwind on the horizon: a significant increase in the number of people who are dealing with multiple chronic conditions.

By understanding more about these individuals and how they approach life, work and health care, we can better relate to and serve them.

Download this Fact File to learn more.