Doctors Send $1.6M A Year to Hospitals
Doctors are sending an increased amount of
patients to hospitals. MerrittHawkins new
analysis shows that a single doctor on average
brings in $1.56 million in direct net inpatient and
outpatient revenue to a hospital, an increase of
nearly 8% from $1.45 million in 2013.
Source: Merit Hawkins, “2016 Physician
Inpatient/Outpatient Revenue Survey”
R&D Spend for Medtech to Grow to $34B by 2022
Medtech R&D is growing at a rate of 4.3% a year, to reach $34B by
2022, up from $20B in 2009. The top 10 companies Medtronic,
J&J, Siemens, Roche, Philips, Abbot, Boston Scientific, General
Electric, Stryker, St. Jude, Danaher, Becton Dickinson, Baxter,
Edwards and 3M will make up $23B of that spend, over 68%.
Source: EvaluateMed Tech® World Preview 2016, Outlook to 2022
Drug companies setting physician compensation caps
The percentage of drug companies setting annual compensation caps on
physicians continues to increase. In 2009, just 38% of the pharmaceutical firms
surveyed reported compensation caps. That number increased to 49% by 2015.
For the 2016 data, around 55% of the large companies reported maintaining
compensation caps, which are more common in the larger companies.
Source: Cutting Edge Information, “Developing and Maintaining Annual
Compensation Caps for HCPs”