Spending

Prescription drug spending rises 9% in 2015, to $324 billion

Prescription drug spending rises 9% in 2015, to $324 billion

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However, the rate of drug spending slowed compared to last year, according to an analysis by the CMS.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, September 8, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, September 8, 2016

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A new study found that orphan drug spending will slow through 2018; senators open inquiry into Mylan; Shires launches branded campaign

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 14, 2016

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, July 14, 2016

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The FDA expands use for Pfizer's Prevnar 13 vaccine; an FDA panel votes in support of Novartis biosimilar; U.S. healthcare spending rises 5.5% in 2015

Reframing the Debate: Why Drug Spending Can Lower Costs

Reframing the Debate: Why Drug Spending Can Lower Costs

Rising healthcare costs, coupled with high-profile stories of price gouging at some small pharmaceutical companies, have left consumers feeling ripped off

Spending on drugs is up, but by how much?

Spending on drugs is up, but by how much?

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Total medicine spending surged to $424.8 billion in 2015, representing an increase of 12.2%. Here's why that growth figure is closer to 2.9%.

2015 DTC spending: All the data in one place

2015 DTC spending: All the data in one place

Drugmakers spent 20% more on DTC ads in 2015 than in 2014. Eli Lilly was the top spender, shelling out $220.4 million to promote Cialis, its erectile dysfunction drug.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, December 3, 2015

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Thursday, December 3, 2015

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Healthcare spending rose in 2014; Publicis reorganizes its agency network; proposed New Jersey bill would punish drugmakers that move abroad

IMS Health: Drug spend will steadily rise through 2020

IMS Health: Drug spend will steadily rise through 2020

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Specialty medicines will keep drug spend trending upward through the next five years.

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, July 1

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Wednesday, July 1

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Purdue withdraws plans to participate in FDA meeting on painkillers; Allscripts takes 10% stake in NantHealth in advance of IPO; union advocates to end pharma support for CME

US drug spending shows reliance on specialty Rx

US drug spending shows reliance on specialty Rx

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Americans spent 13.1% more on prescription medications in 2014 than they did in 2013, but recent launches indicate competition in the specialty drug space is going to heat up.

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