Compiled by Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group, Inc.
65% OF NURSES USE SMARTPHONES IN CLINICAL SETTINGS
65% of nurses use their mobile devices in clinical settings for at least 30 minutes per shift, with 20% using those devices for at least 2 hours per day for professional purposes.
Wolters Kluwer Health, Mobile Device Internet and Social Media Use and Habits Survey Report, February 2014
59% ONLINE HEALTH ON THE RISE!
59% of U.S. adults have looked online for health information in the past year, 53% of those online diagnosers talked with a clinician about what they found online, and 41% have had their condition confirmed by a clinician. eyeforpharma, The Patient Communication Opportunity, February 2014
$9,400 THE AVERAGE PRICE PER PATIENT OF THE TOP 100 DRUGS SOARS
The median revenue per patient Top drugs has increased from $1,260 in 2010 to $9,400 in 2014 driven by an increase in drug price inflation, orphan drugs, and price increases after launch.
EvaluatePharma, Budget Busters: The shift to high-priced innovator drugs in the USA, September 2014
$514B in 2020 MEDTECH MARKET TO GROW TO OVER HALF A TRILLION
The med tech market is expected to grow at 5% per year (CAGR) between 2013 and 2020, achieving global sales of $514bn in 2020.
Orthoworld.com- The Orthopaedic Industry Annual Report (May 2014)
1 in 10 WEARABLE DEVICES HAVE HIT MAIN STREET
1 in 10 Americans over 18 now owns an activity tracker, a wearable device such as a wristband, smart watch, or wearable bio-monitor.
Endeavour Partners, Inside Wearables, January 2014
$8,505 U.S. IS THE BIGGEST HEALTHCARE SPENDER
The U.S. spends $8,505 per person on health care, nearly $3,000 more per person than Norway, the second highest spender.
Deloitte, Global Health Care Outlook, 2014
80% MOST U.S. MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES ARE SME’S
Of the 6500 medical device companies in the U.S, most are small to medium-sized enterprises with over 80% having less than 50 employees.
Select USA, Department of Health and Human Services, May 2014