Health Care Trends Report: An Environmental Analysis
Welcome to Health Care Trends.
Produced by the American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Long Range Planning and Development (CLRPD), and drawn from an extensive review of professional, governmental, and nongovernmental sources, this resource provides valuable information on the trends shaping medicine today. Health Care Trends is a resource with data on major issues and trends in medicine that are affecting physicians, other providers, and patients. The Trends resource provides a brief overview of an issue, identifies trends, and posits likely implications for patients and physicians.
The 2010-2012 edition of the Health Care Trends resource contains 11 sections: Health Economics; Public Health Infrastructure; Patient Expectations and Perceptions; Demographics and Health Status of U.S. Population; Health Care Inequities, Health Care Resources; Medical Education; Medical Practice and Quality; Globalization; Science and Technology in Medicine; and Physician Payment. Periodically, updated sections of the resource will be posted to ensure that timely, relevant information is available for current reporting and monitoring of trends. Additionally, fact sheets for the most recent sections of the report—Science and Technology in Medicine; Health Care Resources; Demographics and the Health Status of the U.S. Population; Medical Practice and Quality; Physician Payment; and Medical Education—are now available.
Please register to download the 2010-2012 edition of the Health Care Trends report and the fact sheets. To navigate the 2010-2012 edition of the report, please use the bookmark feature of the document. There are no printed copies available for distribution.
Additionally, you are invited to share your feedback by taking a short survey (it will take less than five minutes to complete). There is also a link to this survey in the 2010-2012 Health Care Trends report on page 3. We value your input and consider your feedback when creating future editions of the report.