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Shaping the future of health together

About the Future Health Index


The Future Health Index (FHI) is a research-based platform designed to help determine the readiness of countries to address global health challenges and build sustainable, fit-for-purpose national health systems.  By examining the role of technology in the health system, the aim of FHI is to provide actionable insights to healthcare professionals, governments and patients that will also improve their experience with healthcare.


In 2016 the Future Health Index measured perceptions to produce a snapshot of how healthcare is experienced on both sides of the patient-professional divide. In 2017 these perceptions were compared to the reality of health systems in each country researched.


The 2018 Future health Index builds on the increasing consensus that value-based care is the best model for addressing global healthcare challenges, and explores the main barriers to the large-scale adoption of value-based care to support healthcare system transformation.  With the support of key healthcare opinion leaders, three FHI reports were released over the course of the year, addressing how value can be best measured and assessed in a national health system; how data collection and analysis can drive better healthcare outcomes; and how telehealth technologies can enable better health experiences for patients and healthcare professionals.


A full list of sources for all three reports is available here.


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