On May 19, 2016 innovation expert, inventor, author and futurist Nicholas Webb received his Doctorate Degree in Humane Letters (Hon.) from the Western University of Health Sciences and provided the Commencement Address to the graduating doctors. In his commencement speech, Webb shared with the graduates the incredible power of preparation with an opportunistic environment of the future of healthcare and how healthcare will provide more job opportunities than any other industry between 2014 and 2024. During his commencement address, he talked about the driving trends that will fuel the massive expansion within healthcare. These trends include the Silver Tsunami, or the aging American workforce, which suggests that the nation will have over 72 million working Americans over the age of 65 by the year 2020. This demographic will consume generous amounts of healthcare that will drive massive expansion. Additional trends include the chronic disease epidemic, leveraging new business, and clinical models that will focus on wellness, prevention and better disease management.
Nicholas Webb is a sought-after healthcare futurist, disruptive innovation and digital media expert, and author of several books, including The Innovation Playbook and The Digital Innovation Playbook.
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