Hot Topic: The Six Biggest External Factors Shaping the Future of Healthcare

Tuesday, April 12th

About the Session

Healthcare is at a precipice of change unlike any time we have seen before. In addition to the long-reaching impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of both related and independent external factors will continue to shape the future of our health system. From cyber threats to the climate change, healthcare leaders are grappling with some of the world’s biggest challenges as they continue to prioritize the health of their patients and communities. Join Rod Hochman, MD, President and CEO of Providence Health System, as he shares his insights on the six biggest external factors shaping the future of healthcare, and how hospitals and health systems can best prepare themselves to face these current and future issues through innovative strategy, deliberate planning, and adaptability.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify examples of external factors significantly impacting healthcare.
  • Describe approaches that healthcare leaders can take to drive success for their organizations amidst these external forces.


Presented By

Rod Hochman, MD


Kadesha Thomas Smith

CareContent, Inc