7 Top Threats Facing Healthcare CEOs

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In general, healthcare CEOs are worried about how governments will respond to fiscal deficits and debt burden, according to the "16th Annual Global CEO Survey — Key Findings in the Healthcare Industry," a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

PwC conducted 1,330 interviews with CEOs in 68 countries between Sep. 5 and Dec. 4, 2012. Representing the healthcare industry were 90 CEOs from 27 countries.

The biggest threats that healthcare CEOs are worried about, according to the survey, are:

•    Government response to fiscal deficit and debt burden — 79 percent
•    Over-regulation — 74 percent
•    Uncertain or volatile economic growth — 72 percent
•    Availability of key skills — 62 percent
•    Lack of stability in capital markets — 54 percent
•    Increasing tax burden — 53 percent
•    Inability to finance growth — 52 percent

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