Changing Patterns of Pharmaceutical Innovation, NIHCM Foundation, May 28, 2002, 24 pp. The report analyzes the level of pharmaceutical innovation from 1989-2000. Data available from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration used for this report can be found in the table, "NDAs Approved in Calendar Years 1990-2001 by Therapeutic Potentials and Chemical Types," found at www.fda.gov/cder/rdmt/pstable.htm.
A Primer: Generic Drugs, Patents and the Pharmaceutical Marketplace, NIHCM Foundation, June 13, 2002, 29 pp. A background paper on issues relevant to generic drug market penetration, patents and competition in the pharmaceutical marketplace.
Prescription Drug Expenditures in 2001: Another Year of Escalating Costs, NIHCM Foundation, March 29, 2002, 19 pp. This report analyzes the increase in spending on prescription drugs from 2000 to 2001.
Prescription Drugs and Mass Media Advertising, 2000, NIHCM Foundation, November 21, 2001, 17 pp. This brief highlights the growth and impact of direct-to-consumer advertising for prescription drugs from 1999 to 2000.
Fact Sheet: Medicare and Prescription Drugs, NIHCM Foundation, October 2001. This fact sheet provides an at-a-glance look at Medicare and Prescription Drugs.
Prescription Drug Expenditures in 2000: The Upward Trend Continues, NIHCM Foundation, May 8, 2001, 24 pp. This study analyzes the increase in spending on prescription drugs from 1999 to 2000.
Direct-to-Consumer Promotion of Prescription Drugs, Steven D. Findlay, February 2001, 11pp. Published in Pharmacoeconomics 2001; 19(2): 109-119.
Prescription Drugs and Mass Media Advertising, NIHCM Foundation, September 20, 2000, 8 pp. This brief highlights the growth and impact of direct-to-consumer advertising for pharmaceuticals.
Prescription Drugs and Intellectual Property Protection: Finding the Right Balance Between Access and Innovation, Michie Hunt, August 2000, 12 pp. This brief analyzes a series of intellectual property-related laws passed by Congress in the past 20 years and the effect on the pharmaceutical industry.
Factors Affecting the Growth of Prescription Drug Expenditures, Barents Group LLC, July 1999, 45 pp. (Issue Brief also available, 8 pp.) The study tracked the retail spending on prescription drugs from 1993-1998 and showed a relationship between spending growth and direct-to-consumer advertising. (New Addendum to the report.)