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Spending on Medicines In and Post-COVID Say a Lot About Patients and Larger Healthcare Trends – an IQVIA Update

Spending on medicines, globally, will rebound this year and rise above pre-pandemic levels through 2025. Between 2021 and 2025, the annual growth global growth rate for prescription drugs spending is expected to range from 3% to 6%, a $ 1.6 trillion bill for the worlds’s total Rx medicines market. That relatively low single-digit growth rate… Read More »

New studies are estimating spending on COVID-19

In a new report published by the Brookings Institution, Matthew Fiedler, a fellow in economic studies at the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, and Zirui Song, M.D. ’10, Ph.D. ’12, assistant professor of health care policy in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School, estimate national health care spending for COVID-19 care and discuss… Read More »

Plunge in health-care spending a big reason US economy sank in first quarter – CNBC

A COVID-19 patient is delivered by ambulance to Wyckoff Heights Hospital in Bushwick, New York, Thursday, April 2nd, 2020. B.A. Van Sise | NurPhoto | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic has put health care at the forefront of the nation’s economic crisis, but it has also put a lot of economic activity from it on… Read More »