- September 27, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Today, healthcare faces juxtaposing forces. It relies on a workforce that views quality healthcare as a right and the profession as a vocational calling, while it faces pressures to reduce costs, optimise performance and deliver care as efficiently as possible.
And yet in the battle to transform healthcare and deliver the Quadruple Aim of value-based care, the poles arguing that healthcare should or should not be considered a business have, perhaps, missed a middle ground possibility. That is that there is an opportunity for healthcare to operate as a ‘responsible business’ which combines the best of both worlds: clinical expertise with operational excellence. The challenge, of course, is how to bring together two worlds in order to create modern healthcare systems that are both fit for purpose and purposeful.
Dawn Bruce, Services & Solutions Delivery Lead, Philips explains why this disruptive approach has merit:
“Business and healthcare have long had…