Compiled by Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group, Inc.
BY THE NUMBERS
Sales of Medical Devices are Expected to Reach $384 Billion Worldwide in 2015
The United States remains the largest medical device market, representing about 38%
of the global sector, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Source: Plastics Today, January 2015
of Patients Using
Specialty Drugs Account
for 25% of Total US Drug
Only about 4% of patients
use specialty drugs, but those drugs account for 25% of total US
drug spending. Spending on specialty drugs is expected to grow to
192.2B in 2016 and 401.7B in 2020.
P WC Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2015
Pharmaceutical Sector Generates All-time High of
$1.23 Trillion in Total Revenue
Due to positive health care spending trends, the
pharmaceutical segment is expected to generate all-time-high total revenue of $1.23 trillion in 2014, up from $1.15
trillion in 2013 and $1.13 trillion in 2013.
Deloitte, 2015 Global life sciences outlook: adapting in an era
of transformation, December 2014.
Europe ( 19.8%)
72% of older men and 67%
of older women are now overweight or obese.
While smoking and drinking in the baby boomers
is declining, overweight and obesity are on the
rise which is especially concerning as the US aging
population which is currently around 40 million, is
estimated to double by 2050.
United States Census Bureau, 65+ in the United States,