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Healthcare payment models are highly variable, reflecting the different healthcare systems around the world. The slew of healthcare reforms underway involves fundamental changes to the way care is prescribed, delivered, funded, and paid for.


  • The definition of a healthcare provider is also changing. Pharmacies such as Walgreens, telehealth companies such as Teledoc, and new mobile/online healthcare applications provide consumers with more choice, primarily in non-acute preventative care, fitness, and wellbeing.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the impact of healthcare reform and transformation on payment models and technology
  • Identifies the top payment technology trends affecting healthcare

Key questions answered

  • What changes are occurring in funding and paying for healthcare?
  • What impact will these have on payments technology?
  • What are the main technology priorities for healthcare enterprises involved in payments?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Healthcare transformation is triggering significant funding and payment change
  • Front-end developments: More retail healthcare, simplification, and transparency
  • Convergence, standardization, and modernization are big infrastructure themes
  • Healthcare data is prized: Security technology and governance needs to evolve


  • Further reading
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