Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 1:35 PM EST) -- The health care industry will face a turbulent mix of legal and business opportunities and risks in 2012. Powerful demographic trends — including U.S. population growth and the percentage of the elderly within that population — will increase the need for goods and services, and advances in technology and health care delivery systems hold the promise of improved health outcomes.
However, the slow economy and looming budget cuts will put downward pressure on costs in every sector of the industry.
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