Why healthcare providers are at risk in providing inadequate care
Two powerful trends will shape the future of healthcare: increasing care demand and growing workforce shortage. By 2030, the worldwide population of people over 65 will double1. At the same time as demand continues to grow, hospitals are struggling with understaffing. The result is a wide and growing gap between supply and demand increasing by 14% every year2.
The most effective strategy to meet this challenge is to increase workforce productivity within the healthcare sector.
How to increase workforce productivity in healthcare?
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Siemens Healthineers solutions to increase workforce productivity
Increasing workforce productivity can have two solutions. With three levers workforce productivity can be increased: Eliminating waste, reducing necessary activities without value, and ensuring individual growth. Additionally, supplementing the workforce can help to close the workforce gap.
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