Healthcare Trends for 2018: 80% Guaranteed (Almost)

The tidal wave of predictions about next year’s trends has started landing in inboxes. One of the first to arrive so far is a list of top ten projections for healthcare in 2018 by Venrock Partners Bob Kocher and Bryan Roberts. The same authors’ predictions for 2017 were on the money eight out of ten of times—a success ratio of 80%. So what’s on the VC’s radar for next year? AI makes a large impact, the ACA is repaired (“finally”), Medicare Advantage plans gain in popularity, and big pharma gets bigger. For those making bets on health policies or investing in the health sector, a possible 80% chance to get it right could be a winner. Read the whole list here.

John Howell, Editorial Director