Several executives came together on Thursday at a Virginia Business Coalition on Health roundtable to discuss issues in the healthcare industry. Two major issues plaguing the healthcare industry are price transparency and the limited volume of healthcare professionals.
Moreover, a major area that needs more attention is population health because of the obesity epidemic and smoking habits. There also needs to be a different strategy for structuring reimbursements for services. Despite all the challenges the healthcare industry faces, it is important to acknowledge the amount of improvement in care, especially in matters such as cancer, stroke and premature babies.
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