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Wireless Home Healthcare to be $4 Billion Industry by 2013

DALLAS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. market for wireless home-based healthcare applications and services will grow at a five-year cumulative annual growth rate of over 180% and become a $4.4 billion industry in 2013, according to Wireless Healthcare: Analysis & Foreca...

While Some New Agents Will Achieve Strong Sales, the Migraine Drug Market Will Decline $1.3 Billion by 2018 as Generic Erosion Takes Toll on Top-Selling Brands

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although sales of emerging therapies will partially offset losses to generic competitors, the migraine dr...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...

Texas on Top of Cancer Research: Dallas Regional Chamber Hosts Forum on New $3 Billion Fund

DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Texas voters approved a ballot measure to create the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), they took a major step forward in making Texas a hub for cancer research activity. Texas now has a $3 billion fund investing in ...

Americans Spent $33.9 Billion Out-of-Pocket on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

BETHESDA, Md., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans spent $33.9 billion out-of-pocket on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) over the previous 12 months, according to a 2007 government survey(1). CAM is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and p...

Drug-Device Combination Market Worth US$18.54 Billion by 2014

WILMINGTON, Delaware, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Drug-Device Combination Market (2009 - 2014)', published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com ), the total drug-device combination market is expected to be worth US$18.54 billion by 201...

Study Estimates Medical Cost of Obesity May Be As High as $147 Billion Annually

N ew C o mm unity R eco mme nda t ions S ho w W ays to Re d uce Bu r den WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health cost of obesity in the United States is as high as $147 billion annually, based on a new study from Research Triangle...

Driven by Launch of Emerging Therapies, Overall Prostate Cancer Drug Market Will Increase by $2 Billion Through 2018

Emerging Therapies to Treat Metastatic Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer Will Capture More Than One-Third of the Market, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory f...

Radiology Benefit Management Could Save Medicare up to $18 Billion Over 10 Years

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medicare program could save between $11.6 and $18 billion in diagnostic imaging costs over the next 10 years by implementing a radiology benefit management (RBM) program similar to those used in the private sector. Currently, 90 percent ...

CareFusion Prices $1.4 Billion of Senior Notes

SAN DIEGO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced the pricing of its offering of $1.4 billion aggregate principal amount of seni...

TriWest Healthcare Alliance Awarded 5 Year, $16 Billion Healthcare Contract

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TriWest Healthcare Alliance, with the support of Blue Shield of California, has been awarded a new contract by the U.S. Department of Defense's TRICARE program to provide access to healthcare services to nearly 2.7 million U.S. milit...

Physician Hospitals of America Charges: Hospital Associations Bargain Away $155 Billion in Medicare Funding in Attempt to Destroy Physician Hospitals

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Hospital Association, Federation of American Hospitals and Catholic Health Association announced an agreement with the White House and Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) to reduce Medicare hospital spending by $155 billion. Cost saving...

Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market to Reach $50 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics market. With the global incidence and prevalence of autoimmune diseases increasing, the market for drugs used in the treatment of these diseases is expected to flourish in the near future. Key factors dr...

Launch of Targeted Agents and Increased Use of Maintenance Therapy Will Drive the Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Drug Market to Nearly Triple to Almost $10 Billion in 2018

Emerging Agents from Pfizer, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer/Onyx and Boehringer Ingelheim, and Increased Use of Existing Agents from Eli Lilly and Roche Will Drive Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of...

Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress Predicts Worldwide Healthcare Travel Revenue to Hit US$100 Billion by 2012

SINGAPORE, June 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Rising healthcare standards together with the growing demand for more affordable treatment will keep the Asian market for medical tourism buoyant, according to experts speaking at the Healthcare Travel Exhibition & Congress today at Fairmont Hotel, S...

Pre-Diabetes Costs Nation $25 Billion Annually in Extra Medical Care, New Data Show

57 Million Americans With Elevated Blood Sugar Incur $443 Each In Extra Medical Care; Gestational Diabetes Costs $3,305 Per Woman, $209 Per Infant In First Year With Future Health at Risk; Aggressive Intervention Needed to Stem Diabetes Epidemic WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- O...

An Increase in the Diagnosed Prevalent Population Will Drive Growth of Nearly $4.3 Billion in the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Market

Emerging Combination Products from GlaxoSmithKline/Theravance, Boehringer Ingelheim and Novartis Will Drive Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmace...

Heat Sinks Market to Reach $2.64 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Heat Sinks market. A robust electronics sector and rapid development in technology with increased usage of microprocessors, is propelling growth in the heat sinks market. The United States, Japan and Europe are among the key regions, w...

Hepatitis C Virus Market Will Expand Dramatically From $2 Billion in 2008 to Nearly $7.7 Billion in 2013

Roche and Schering-Plough Will Continue to be Prominent Players in the Market, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds t...

US Brachytherapy Market to Reach $1.6 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Brachytherapy market. Brachytherapy is emerging as an effective treatment option for cancer patients with the market projected to reach $1.6 billion by 2015. Primary growth drivers include rising prevalence of cancer, growing medical a...

Despite Generic Erosion of Key Brands, the Hospital-Acquired Gram Negative Infections Drug Market Will Increase by $1 Billion from 2008 to 2018

Uptake of Novel Agents from Novexel, Johnson & Johnson and Wyeth Will Drive Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues...

Generic Erosion, Increased Competition and Cost Consciousness Will Reduce Overall Asthma Drug Market by $1.8 Billion from 2008 to 2018

Principal Factor Driving the Market Decline Will be Singulair's Loss of Brand Exclusivity, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issu...

NXGen Holdings, Inc. Enters the $17.5 Billion Household and Industrial Cleaning Products Industry through the Acquisition of Green Bridge Industries, Inc.

SARANAC, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NXGen Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets: NXGH) is pleased to announce that the Company is entering the $17.5 Billion Household and Industrial Cleaning Products Industry by completing the acquisition of Green Bridge Industries, Inc., a company which manufa...

Ignoring Insomnia Costs America $42 Billion a Year

Research Paper Examines the Burdens of Insomnia and Potential Solutions NEW YORK, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S., with research and support from The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest (CMPI), has released a report showing the lag in the diagnosis and treatment ...

Increasingly Competitive European Dental Implant Market to Reach Over $2.7 Billion by 2013 Despite Unfavorable Economic Conditions

Millennium Research Group's new European dental implant report now provides more geographical coverage than ever before WALTHAM, Mass., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Group's (MRG's) new European Markets for Dental Implants 2009 report finds that, despite unfavorable economic co...

Market Scope Expects Retina Pharmaceutical Industry to Top $3.5 Billion by 2014

Market Scope has announced the publication of the recently updated 2009 editions of two of its three comprehensive reports on the retinal products industry. According to Market Scope, this is a very exciting time in the retinal products market. New anti-VEGF therapies are successfully treating vi...

Launch of Highly Anticipated Oral Agents and Increasing Use of Current and Emerging Injectable Drugs Will Drive the Multiple Sclerosis Drug Market to Nearly $10 Billion in 2018

Emerging Novel Oral Therapies Will Garner 29 Percent of the Total Market in 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds...

Americans Who Don't Know They Have Diabetes Incur $18 Billion in Health Expenses Each Year

25 Percent Unaware They Have the Disease; Undiagnosed Diabetes Costs $2,864 Per Person Annually In Medical Services, Lost Productivity WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans living with undiagnosed diabetes incur an estimated $18 billion in healthcare expenditures each year, or $2,...

The Launch and Uptake of More Than 20 Novel Drugs Over The Next 10 Years Will Drive $12.5 Billion Growth in the Type 2 Diabetes Market

Commercial Potential of Market is Reflected in Burgeoning Pipeline of More than 400 Drugs in Development, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and ...

Autism in the UK costs more than $41 billion every year, shows new research

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washinton DC (18 May 2009) Research published this week in the Journal Autism , published by SAGE, estimate the annual costs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to be more than 27 billion a year. The costs of supporting children with ASDs were estimate...

Physician practice interactions with health plans cost $31 billion a year

Bethesda, MDAs policymakers consider ways to cut health costs as a part of health reform, a new national survey of physician practices finds that physicians on average are spending the equivalent of three work weeks annually on administrative tasks required by health plans. According to the study...

New Economic Impact Study: Obama Administration Implementation of Bush-Era Medicare Regulation Will Cost U.S. $2.5 Billion in Business Activity, Cut Over 30,000 Jobs

AHCA, Alliance Warn Sizable Job Losses in Key Economic Sector Undermines Obama Administration's Economic Stimulus Objectives, Contrary to Broader Health Reform Goals WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In releasing a new economic impact study detailing the importance of the skille...

Webcast Alert: Release of Economic Analysis Revealing $734 Billion in Savings Produced by Using Generic Medicines in 1999 - 2008

ARLINGTON, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) will discuss the results of an independent analysis commissioned from IMS Health, the leading healthcare market intelligence company, revealing that generic pharmaceutical utilization has contributed $734 billion i...

Photos: Generic Pharmaceuticals Saved $734 Billion over Last Decade

Even Greater Savings Would Result from Increasing Funding for FDA, Creating a Workable Pathway for Biogenerics, Expanding Utilization of Generics ARLINGTON, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) today released the results of an independent analysis commi...

Extra payments to Medicare Advantage plans to total $11.4 billion in 2009

New York, NY, May 4, 2009Private Medicare Advantage (MA) plans will be paid $11.4 billion more in 2009 than what the same beneficiaries would have cost in the traditional Medicare fee-for-service program, according to a new report released today by The Commonwealth Fund. This new analysis, The Con...

Driven by Sales of Enbrel, Remicade and Humira, spondyloarthropathies Drug Market Grew to Nearly $2 Billion in 2008

Newly Approved Simponi is Expected to Achieve Strong Uptake in this Niche Market, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, fin...

Meaningful Investment of $19 Billion on Health Information Technology

Markle Connecting for Health announces broad agreement on principles for Getting Health IT Right under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Markle Foundation hosts a forum to discuss the $19 billion allocated to investmen...

Unsung Heroes of Health Care Reform?: $36 Billion in Annual Savings Linked to 'Group Purchasing Organizations' in Major Survey of Over 400 Hospitals

GPOs Are a Proven "Solution at Hand" as President Obama, Congress Explore Health Care Cost Cuts; With Financial Woes of U.S. Hospitals Worsening, More Savings from GPOs Are Possible WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When President Barack Obama and Congress weigh health care refo...

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. Announces New Techniques to Achieve Tremendous Savings of Lives and Medical Costs of Over $200 Billion Annually

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. discusses training nurses and doctors utilizing expert Geriatric Doctors, the Assistant Director of Nursing at Johns Hopkins, and Patrick Devaney, in an effort to save the medical industry potentially, $200 Billion annually. (PRWEB) April 27...

Avalere Health Finds New Plan to Reform Medicare Post-Acute and Long Term Care System Could Save U.S. Approximately $35 Billion Over Ten Years

AHCA/NCAL/Alliance Implore President, Congress to Include Plan in Broader Health Reform Discussion WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saying the opportunity now exists for the Obama Administration and Congress to both enhance U.S. seniors' care choices as well as save a...
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