NEWS COMMENTARY

Finland's entire government resigns over failed healthcare reform plans

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March 13, 2019
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by Nardev Ramanathan
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This is a shocking announcement from a developed economy with a strong tradition of innovation. Healthcare systems across much of the developed world have become unsustainable as treatment costs escalate and demographics shift with people living longer. Current healthcare models must evolve, and digital transformation is the way forward. Even regulators, the U.S. FDA being most notable, have developed new guidelines like the software pre-cert program to fast-track approved digital health developers that are committed to monitoring the real-world performance of their products once they reach the market. Clients must take advantage of this urgency and accelerate their global strategies around developing and deploying digital health solutions.

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