Outlook for 2016: Election uncertainty clouds business climate

Debt Supercommittee What NextHealthcare stakeholders should brace for a year of business uncertainty in 2016—an election year where the Senate and White House are up for grabs with Democrats and Republicans offering competing visions of the government’s role in healthcare.

The political conflict will play out across a public opinion landscape that has been transformed in recent months by high prescription drug prices, which have upstaged the Affordable Care Act as healthcare’s biggest policy issue. Polls show drug affordability is now the public’s top healthcare concern.


About Peter Coffaro 1102 Articles
A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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