Compiled by Cari Kraft, Jacobs Management Group, Inc.
INDUSTRY TRENDS: BY THE NUMBERS
Typical cost of a clinical trial
The cost of clinical trials continues to climb, while the success rate
of getting approval for a new medication is only around 12%.
Source: Research and Markets, Global Clinical Trial Management
System (CTMS) Market 2017-2021
Increase in chances of Type 2 diabetic patients getting heart disease
Type 2 diabetes patients are more than twice as likely as the general
population to get cardiovascular disease, and may live seven to eight years
less. Making the situation worse, less than half of people with diabetes are
aware of it.
Source: CMS (Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services), Office of Enterprise
Data & Analytics, January 2017
Women holding leadership positions in healthcare
The healthcare industry leads all others in the advance
of women in leadership positions, although women
are 60% of the workforce, and represent over 50% of
graduates in related studies. Still, women in all STEM
fields are less represented across other industries
Source: Source: LinkedIn, “The Lack of Female
Representation in STEM Starts Early, And That Needs
Expected value of mHealth market in 2022
The mHealth market size is anticipated to
grow at a CAGR of 32.5% from now to 2022,
reaching over $102B.
Source: Zion Market Research, “mHealth
Market by Devices, by Stakeholder, by Service,
by Therapeutics, and by Applications: Global
Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis,
and Forecast, 2014-2022”