Here is today’s big idea:  Health systems and hospitals, facing cost structures that are not sustainable, are looking at outsourcing departments and operations that have never before been subject to scrutiny, according to Black Book’s Q2 outsourcing survey.  

The survey’s authors said that by 2022, four short years from today, average hospital costs must be reduced by 24 percent in order to break even.  

 This could have an impact on your career so now is the time to pay attention to this important trend.