PwC’s Health Research Institute (HRI) today published its annual list of the Top Health Industry Issues for 2013. With the Health Industry accounting for almost 20% of the US economy, the transformations occuring this year and these issues could be critical.

PWC’s article and list linked below highlights issues such as:

  • Nearly 30 million newly insured Americans with the Affordable Healthcare Act going into effect 1/1/14
  • Medical Equipment/Device Tax of 2.3 percent affecting the $380 billion industry
  • Customer revolution and importance of customer ratings
  • Employer’s rethinking benefits

PWC’s top ten – http://www.pwc.com/us/en/press-releases/2013/pwcs-health-research-institute-identifies-the-top-ten.jhtml