Integrated Healthcare – Challenges in the medical sector (2010)
Today’s healthcare challenges need the combination of investments and technological innovations
The world’s population is not only growing, but is also rapidly aging. According to United Nations Population Fund, the number of people older than 60 around the world is expected to almost triple from 672 million in 2005 to nearly 1.9 billion by 2050. This demographic shift, coupled with growing urbanization and the persistent rural-urban health divide, is placing greater demands on healthcare services and driving up costs.