KEY SUMMARY: According to a survey by Princeton Research Associates for PhRMA only 11% of all adults has asked for an advertised prescription medication and only 38% have talked to a doctor about an advertised medication.
KEY SUMMARY: Our healthcare system is broken. When patients need to go to several doctors and it takes months to treat even simple health problems something is wrong. What happens, though, when navigating out healthcare system proves too much? Continue reading
KEY TAKEAWAY: The idea that a device like Alexa can help manage a patient’s chronic health problem is a good one but unrealistic. Continue reading
KEY TAKEAWAY: A new survey from Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs shows that twenty-five percent of Americans who regularly take a prescription drug say they now pay more out of pocket than they did 12 months ago for at least one of those medications. It’s just a matter of time before Congress takes action, but is the drug industry ready? Continue reading
- KEY TAKEAWAY: Over the past seven years, generic drugs increased their share of total prescriptions filled from 66 percent to 82 percent, while brand drugs’ share of total prescriptions declined from 34 percent to 18 percent.