Perspectives

What the US healthcare industry can expect in 2019

Oliver Wyman's 2019 predictions for the US healthcare industry: on big tech, artificial intelligence, cost takeout, the 2020 presidential race, pharma, and tomorrow's "new front door".

 

Editor's Note: As we get into the swing of 2019, it's time once again for our annual predictions of what lies ahead this year for the healthcare industry. Last year, we predicted 2018 would be a big year for drug company mergers & acquisitions, funding froth, system layoffs, big tech, pharmacy benefit managers, and consumerism. We got some of these predictions right, while others weren’t so easy to accurately predict. Continuing our market analysis onwards, here are our new top seven healthcare predictions for the year ahead on big tech, artificial intelligence, cost takeout, the 2020 presidential race, pharma, and tomorrow's "new front door".