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How will healthcare systems evolve to best leverage a global market for their services?

What will a growing share of healthcare dollars mean to the healthcare work force in a stagnant or slow-growing general economy?

How will smart phones or other technologies create new jobs in healthcare?

Will genomic research eliminate certain diseases by modifying a person’s DNA? What ethical issues might this raise?

How will the massive chronic care needs of older people create new careers opportunities?

What new jobs may be created to best meet new consumer demands for more patient-focused care? Less institutionalization of the elderly? And better access to culturally trained caregivers?

So what do you think? What human resources needs are you likely to me encountering – and be managing — in ten or so years?