The surgical landscape is continuously evolving which is impacting patient care and stakeholder revenues across the industry. As inpatient surgical volumes and case mixes stagnate or decrease, provider competition for profitable surgical volumes is increasing rapidly. And with these changes come new expectations and implications for providers, payers, and industry leaders. Thriving in this evolving landscape requires an understanding of not only what’s happening now, but also what the future of surgery looks like.
This interactive guide outlines how a few main clinical advancements and technological innovations are affecting surgery today, how they will impact it across the next decade, and how stakeholders from across the industry can prepare.