Improving patient health is the primary goal of patient care and better access to treatments not only improves overall health outcomes but can also provide a source of savings to the healthcare system. By reducing spending on other non-drug medical expenses, like hospitalizations and skilled nursing facility care, medicines help prevent the worsening of underlying disease, reduce the burden on caregivers and, improve workforce productivity.
2015 Biopharmaceuticals Chart Pack
Discover useful facts and figures about prescription medicines and their role in the health care system, as well as in America's overall economy.
Cancer Medicines Chart Pack
Researchers and clinicians are making remarkable progress in the fight against cancer; death rates have declined overall and for many patients, cancer has become a manageable chronic condition instead of a death sentence.
Value of Personalized Medicine
An emerging form of treatment known as ‘personalized medicine’ uses diagnostic tools to determine which medicines and procedures are best for each patient.
Biopharmaceuticals in Government Programs
This chart pack features key facts about prescription medicines in four major government programs—Medicare, Medicaid, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the 340B program.