Informatics Demand Forecast: 50% of Babies Born Now Could Live 100 Years

//Informatics Demand Forecast: 50% of Babies Born Now Could Live 100 Years

Informatics Demand Forecast: 50% of Babies Born Now Could Live 100 Years

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With longevity increasing, how will healthcare transition from sick care to well care?

A Gartner forecast projects that demand for deep analytical talent and healthcare informatics skills will be 50% to 60% greater than projected supply by 2018.

While attending the Cleveland Clinic Innovation Summit in October 2014, I heard an astounding statistic from a well-respected physician and researcher regarding expected longevity in the U.S.

Fifty percent of children born today in the U.S. will live to be 100 years old.

How will this trend re-shape innovation in healthcare, and the opportunities for investors, patients, job seekers, and employers in the next five years?  One observation: The HIMSS 2015 conference in Chicago started off today and there has is an explosion of mobile solutions.

Read more about my observations on informatics and mobile health here.

By | 2017-05-04T04:06:35+00:00 April 14th, 2015|ICD-10|0 Comments

About the Author:

Michael is Managing Partner & CEO of No World Borders, a leading health care management and IT consulting firm. He leads a team that provides Cybersecurity best practices for healthcare clients, ICD-10 Consulting, Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records. He advises legal teams as an expert witness in HIPAA Privacy and Security, medical coding and billing and usual and customary cost of care, the Affordable Care Act and benefits enrollment, white collar crime, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback, Stark Law, Insurance Fraud, payor-provider disputes, and consults to venture capital and private equity firms on mHealth, Cloud Computing in Healthcare, and Software as a Service. He advises self-insured employers on cost of care and regulations. Arrigo was recently retained by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding a significant false claims act investigation. He has provided opinions on over $1 billion in health care claims and due diligence on over $4 billion in healthcare mergers and acquisitions. Education: UC Irvine - Economics and Computer Science, University of Southern California - Business, Stanford Medical School - Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Law School - Bioethics.
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