Sales, Marketing, and R&D Trends Affecting the Healthcare Industry
Survey Shows One-Third of Americans Use Antibiotics Inappropriately
Sidebar: Survey Findings on Antibiotic Use
Report Examines Causes and Solutions to U.S. Healthcare Crisis
Sidebar: Factors Attributed to Rising Healthcare Costs
Report Investigates the Cost of Developing a Drug
Sidebar:The Cost of Creating a New Drug
Study Finds Pharma Companies Target Pharmacy Providers and Consultants to Long-Term Care Market
Sidebar: Seniors and Long-Term Care Market
Tufts Center Studies Examine Blockbuster Drug Returns, and Development Strategies
The Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare, Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit alliance of health plans and networks committed to improving the quality of healthcare and reducing administrative burdens for patients, physicians and payers. For more information, visit caqh.org.
Deloitte & Touche LLP, New York, is a professional services firm. The Health Care and Life Sciences Practices division includes more than 1,800 professionals providing a broad range of auditing, accounting, tax, and consulting services to payers, providers, and life-sciences organizations. For more information, visit deloitte.com.
Harris Interactive, Rochester, New York, is a worldwide market research and consulting firm, best known for The Harris Poll and for its use of the Internet to conduct scientifically accurate market research. The company combines the power of unique methodologies and technology with international expertise in predictive, custom, and strategic research. For more information, visit harrisinteractive.com.
Institute for Policy Innovation, Lewisville, Texas, is a conservative-leaning organization that offers position papers and other documents on current policy issues, including tax policy, economic growth, technology policy, intellectual property, healthcare, and education reform. For more information, visit ipi.org.
The Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, Boston, provides strategic information to help drug developers, regulators, and policy makers improve the quality and efficiency of pharmaceutical development, review, and utilization. For more information, visit tufts.edu.
UCLA Anderson Forecast, Los Angeles, is one of the most widely watched and often-cited economic outlooks for California and the nation. For more information, visit uclaforecast.com.
Verispan, Newtown, Pa., is a healthcare informatics joint venture of Quintiles Transnational Corp. and McKesson Corp., and is one of the nation’s leading providers of patient-level, longitudinal data, with de-identified data from about 1.7 billion U.S. pharmacy transactions and 275 million electronic medical transactions annually. For more information, visit verispan.com.