As the Affordable Care Act rolls out, the behaviorists at MicroMass surveyed stakeholders about the impact on industry. Jessica Brueggeman sorts out the diverse views and asks: Can healthcare reform lead pharma to operationalize its patient focus?
A study shows consumers are increasingly pleased with retail pharmacies, compared to mail order pharmacies, which are often considered a key means of driving adherence and lowering healthcare coverage costs.
Researchers says growth will average 5.8% a year between 2012 and 2022. They also anticipate generics will hit a leveling-off point that will drive average Rx prices upwards
Researchers say using additional data points offers greater insight into patient-adherence patterns.
Benefits research studies show employers expect to lay out 7% more in healthcare costs in 2014, a move that has not been accompanied by lower employee costs.
The drugstore chain says it has cut off over-prescribers of tightly controlled medications.
Data show doctors are increasingly leaning on Regeneron's Eylea over Roche's Lucentis, as the two battle for share of the wet-AMD market.
While payers' proclivity for print is well-known, many prefer to receive pharma resources digitally, research shows. Joe Dysart on tools that work for this segment.