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Squeezing Costs out of Healthcare Tops PricewaterhouseCoopers' List of Health Industry Issues in 2010
Date:12/17/2009

o reassess vaccine supplies and distribution, communication channels, bed capacity, sick leave policies and the role of funding mechanisms and contingency plans.
  • Community health becomes new social responsibility -- In 2010, a new social responsibility for community health will emerge among employers, healthcare leaders and community leaders, with a major boost in funding from the government. Stimulus funding is providing grant money and other incentives for the development of evidence-based clinical and community-based prevention and wellness strategies to address chronic disease rates. A growing number of states and municipalities are creating policies and forming alliances to promote sustainable healthy lifestyles in entire communities.
  • A full copy of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute's Top 10 Health Industry Issues in 2010, including implications for healthcare organizations is available online at www.pwc.com/us/top10.

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