We are charging headlong into the future, marching towards a new, different world. The election of President Donald Trump will usher in a new era for the U.S. healthcare industry, which has spent years adapting to the Affordable Care Act. Yet, despite the potential policy changes, the painstaking and challenging work of shifting to value-based care will continue. The uncertain future means the healthcare industry needs to adapt to these changes, driving towards value in innovative ways with the aim to deliver the best health outcomes.
Leading medical societies are taking action to improve education and research, the efficacy of new and existing treatments, as well as the guidelines that streamline medical procedures and improve patient outcomes in a broad range of specialties.
Download Hot Topics in Surgery 2017 to find out how six professional medical associations plan to improve the delivery of healthcare in the coming year:
- American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
- American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ASCRS)
- American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)