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On the 10th and 11th of September, we held our first Pan European Healthcare Executive Summit in Luton Hoo ( London area). It has been one day of a half of lively discussion around the future of healthcare and ICT role in the personalization, integration, industrialization trinomial , in which IDC Health Insights summarizes the forces of change in healthcare arena. This post presents some key takeaways ( presentation attached ) and forthcoming IDC Health Insights activities in preparation of next year Summit


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Following a recent blog regarding the growing market spotlight on fraud, waste and abuse management, IDC Health Insights notes the growing focus within the employer community.

Castlight this past week hosted a webinar featuring, among others, Shawn Leavitt, the SVP of Global Benefits for Comcast, an employer of 126,000 global employers. Health plans are deeply aware of employer focus on cost shifting and cost management through a variety of tactics: premium cost sharing, cost shifting to employees through copay and deductibles, employee incentives, designated networks, etc. However, the highest priority listed by for the upcoming year was the elimination of waste.



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