Tag Archives: U.S.

Post-Pandemic, U.S. Healthcare is Entering a “Provide More Care For Less” Era – Pondering PwC’s 2022 Forecast

In the COVID-19 pandemic, health care spending in the U.S. increased by a relatively low 6.0% in 2020. This year, medical cost trend will rise by 7.0%, expected to decline a bit in 2022 according to the annual study from PwC Health Research Institute, Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2022. What’s “behind these numbers”… Read More »

Amarin launches Vascepa in all-important Europe as it slowly bleeds share to U.S. generic

A drug’s EU launch seldom becomes more important than its U.S. rollout from a market opportunity perspective, but that’s exactly what’s happening to Amarin’s fish oil-derived heart drug Vascepa. Amarin has started prepping sales reps in Germany for the planned launch of Vascepa—to be sold under the brand Vazkepa in Europe—before the end of September,… Read More »

“Hope Springs Eternal” With the COVID Vaccine for Both Joe Biden and Most People in the U.S.

More Americans are happier in March 2021 than they’ve been for a year, based on consumer research from Civic Science polling U.S. adults in early March 2021. For the first time, a larger percent of Americans said they were better off financially since the start of the pandemic. This week, Civic Science shared their latest data… Read More »