Compiled by Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group, Inc.
INDUSTRY TRENDS: BY THE NUMBERS
Registered clinical trials in U.S.
The United States is by far the leader in clinical trials, with over
100,000 being conducted currently. There are 300,000 clinical
trials being held worldwide.
Source: WebMD, “How Precision Medicine is Changing Clinical
Trials,” June 2019
The cost of a bad marketing hire
The cost of hiring the wrong marketing person is on
average $75,550, and sometimes exceeds $100,000.
Source: Jacobs Management Compensation and
Hiring Report 2019
Patients who think healthcare companies
are not transparent about costs
While 78% of patients report that drug price
transparency is “extremely” important (and
another 19% say it’s “somewhat” important),
they have little faith that the companies
offering these medications are forthcoming
in stating price information.
Source: WEGO Health Patient Leader Survey
on Drug Price Transparency, May 23, 2019