What a waste! The National Academy of Medicine’s report on oversized vials of expensive drugs

9 July 2021 - In 2016, my colleagues and I tabulated $2 billion in excess spending across the US health care ...

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Sweden's cost of medicines is increasing

15 June 2021 - Sweden's costs for pharmaceuticals have risen by approximately SEK 2 billion between 2019 and 2020.  ...

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Efficacy trials cost more, take longer for biosimilars than originators

11 October 2020 - Average clinical efficacy testing cost millions of dollars more for Phase 3 biosimilar studies than for ...

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Clinical trial costs to develop a new drug may actually be rather modest — or so one study suggests

18 June 2020 - For years, the pharmaceutical industry has maintained that the costs to develop medicines accounts for rising ...

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Orphan drug reimbursements create tough situation for South Korean public budget

12 June 2020 - A data analysis of real-world data found that the rise of orphan drugs in the Republic of ...

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Estimating the cost of delayed generic drug entry to Medicaid

1 June 2020 - Delays in market entry of generic drugs are common.  ...

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Estimated research and development investment needed to bring a new medicine to market, 2009-2018

3 March 2020 - In this study, which included 63 of 355 new therapeutic drugs and biologic agents approved by the ...

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Hospital sticker prices can rise faster than inflation

12 November 2019 - U.S. hospitals’ sticker prices for two common sources of surprise medical bills have climbed far faster ...

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Mental illness costs $180 billion, study reveals

31 October 2019 - One million Australians with mental health conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to psychosis and borderline ...

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High health care costs suggest review is needed: report

8 October 2019 - The federal government’s annual $6 billion spend on the health insurance rebate could be redirected to ...

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Humira, Rituxan top list of U.S. costliest drug price increases

8 October 2019 - AbbVie Inc’s arthritis drug Humira and Roche's cancer drug Rituxan top the list of seven treatments ...

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Waste in the US health care system: estimated costs and potential for savings

7 October 2019 - The United States spends more on health care than any other country, with costs approaching 18% of ...

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Cost of employer provided health coverage passes $20,000 a year

25 September 2019 - Annual poll of employers by Kaiser Family Foundation finds premiums rose 5% for family plans; ‘It’s the ...

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The financial cost of a cancer diagnosis leaves many patients in poverty

15 August 2019 - When Jane was diagnosed with bowel cancer 12 months ago she knew the physical and mental ...

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Costing methods applied to cancer

8 August 2019 - Health care is vital in improving quality and length of life.  ...

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