Cosin Consulting - Healthcare
The healthcare sector is constantly suffering changes, as result both from the aging of population and the fast pace of new discoveries in diseases treatment, transforming their “status” sometimes from “fatal” to “chronic”. All these facts generate new strategic needs for the management in the healthcare system.
The public health network in Brazil, although universal, has not fully embraced these changes neither financially nor structurally and thus, there was a huge transfer of coverage obligations to the private sector (procedures, medicine supply, new technologies, etc.), enforced by governmental regulations.
This “delegation of responsibilities” to the private sector generates impacts in two main aspects:
- Profitability of services: revenues end up being insufficient, by the limitation of the price adjustments in the values charged from the individual coverage plans (regulated by governmental agency), and also by
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