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2023 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Jan 9-12, 2023

As healthcare leaders prepare for a landmark industry gathering, we share insights and perspectives on what the sector might expect in the year ahead


The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference has become one of the premier healthcare investment gatherings in the industry, bringing together members of the investment community with industry leaders from hundreds of companies that run the gamut from emerging fast-growth companies and innovative technology creators, to large and established for-profits and not-for-profits.

Every year, McKinsey hosts private, invitation-only events alongside the conference for industry leaders. This year, we are hosting a series of exclusive roundtable events to discuss critical topics across the healthcare landscape, including key trends shaping the technology, investment, and innovation sectors.

If you are planning to be in San Francisco for the conference, Jan 9-12, 2023, and are interested in joining a roundtable or meeting with our experts, please contact us.

Macroeconomic trends


The gathering storm: The uncertain future of US healthcare

– Forces are acting to challenge affordability and access in healthcare and threatening the industry’s economic outlook. At-scale... innovation is key to filling the gaps.

The gathering storm: The transformative impact of inflation on the healthcare sector

– Inflation is at record highs and is now blowing through healthcare.

The gathering storm: The affordability challenge of endemic COVID-19

– Even as the acute threat to lives from the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, the ongoing challenges for the healthcare industry will... persist.

The gathering storm: The threat to employee healthcare benefits

– US inflationary pressures could significantly raise annual employer healthcare costs and impact vulnerable household finances.

Care delivery transformation


The next frontier of care delivery in healthcare

– McKinsey explores the latest evolution in healthcare and key changes facing US organizations around care delivery.

Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

– Strong continued uptake, favorable consumer perception, and tangible investment into this space are all contributing to the continued... growth of telehealth in 2021. New analysis indicates telehealth use has increased 38X from the pre-COVID-19 baseline.

From facility to home: How healthcare could shift by 2025

– Up to $265 billion worth of care services for Medicare fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage beneficiaries could shift to the... home by 2025.

The math of ACOs

– Several factors will shape the financial performance of physician- and hospital-led organizations under total cost of care payment... models.

Administrative simplification and productivity improvement

Executive Briefing

Administrative simplification: How to save a quarter-trillion dollars in US healthcare

– About thirty known interventions could deliver up to $265 billion in annual savings for US healthcare.

Next-generation payer operations: How to prioritize for success

– A journey-based view for payer operations allows insight into how different functions contribute to strategic value.

Making healthcare more affordable through scalable automation

– As more healthcare companies start to implement automation technologies, the ability to coordinate across the organization in... achieving scale will be a major determinant of success.
Executive Briefing

The productivity imperative for healthcare delivery in the United States

– Healthcare is a key component of the US economy, but healthcare spending increases consistently outstrip GDP growth. Improving... productivity in healthcare delivery could change this dynamic without harming patient care.

Workforce and clinical productivity


Assessing the lingering impact of COVID-19 on the nursing workforce

– Analysis suggests potential instability and workforce gaps in the US healthcare sector. A call to action for all stakeholders... could help.

Care for the caretakers: Building the global public health workforce

– In this article, we examine four fundamental shifts that governments can implement to address the growing issue of public healthcare... workforce shortages.

Nurses and the Great Attrition

– A recent McKinsey survey found that more than 30 percent of nurses are thinking of leaving direct patient care. What can be done... to inspire them to stay?

Increased workforce turnover and pressures straining provider operations

– Private sector hospital leaders are tackling ways to address challenges and boost the US healthcare workforce.

How it gets done


US health systems: Diversify to thrive

– US health systems are diversifying their businesses to unlock growth and support core hospital operations, carefully choosing... investment areas and structures in line with their objectives.

Federal funding may boost social determinants of health infrastructure

– Federal-funding mechanisms represent an often-underused funding source for public- and private-sector stakeholders when enhancing... SDoH data, analytics, and technology infrastructure.

Overcoming the cost of healthcare transformation through partnerships

– Players are adapting to the evolving healthcare landscape by using a range of partnership models—beyond M&A—to... create value. Anticipating and avoiding five common mistakes can be key for success.

The gathering storm: An opportunity to reorder the healthcare industry

– Leaders will redesign their organizations for speed, accelerate productivity improvements, reshape their portfolio and innovate... new business models, and reallocate constrained resources.

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