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Lower-Cost Models Will Drive the Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market

Lower-Cost Models Will Drive the Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Market

Feb 8, 2011

A 2009 study by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the US Department of Health and Human Services found that Medicare payments for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) devices, which improve wound healing through a vacuum pressure system, surged 583% from 2001 to 2007, rising from $24 million to $164 million. Compared to the 83% increase in total...

High-Throughput Screening Technique has the Potential to Enhance Neuro-pharmaceutical Drug Development

High-Throughput Screening Technique has the Potential to Enhance Neuro-pharmaceutical Drug Development

Dec 10, 2010

                Nearly all of the largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies are currently facing increasing pressure as they approach a steep ‘patent cliff’,  past which many of the most profitable drugs in their portfolios will lose patent protection and face aggressive competition...