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Healthcare Business Driver: Regulatory Uncertainty

Published: 06 January 2020

ID: G00463508

Analyst(s): Jeff Smith , Bryan Cole


Regulation is a driving force in the global healthcare and life science industries, with broad technology and resource implications for business and IT leaders. Healthcare and life science CIOs must anticipate political, societal and economic change to succeed in tightly regulated markets.

Table Of Contents


  • Regulatory Change Shapes Healthcare and Life Science IT and Business Planning
    • Economic and Demographic Changes Drive New Regulatory Approaches
    • Governments Are Reshaping Healthcare and Life Sciences
    • Market Trends Point to Ongoing Regulatory Upheaval and Ambiguity
  • Implications
    • Business Implications
    • IT Implications
  • CIO Recommendations

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