The Schaeffer Center is charged with producing relevant, rigorous research of consequence. The Center identifies opportunities to increase value in healthcare delivery, improve performance of healthcare markets, improve health outcomes and reduce disparities, and foster better pharmaceutical policy and regulation through data-drive, interdisciplinary research. Below are key data points from recent research in each of these areas. Click the card to learn more about the analysis behind each point.
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Compared to Costco member prices, Medicare plans overspent by almost 21% in 2018 on common generic drugs.
There was a 37% drop in emergency department use at the beginning of the pandemic compared to the prior two years.
Black and Latino residents live in pharmacy deserts in the 30 most populous U.S. cities.
For every $100 spent at retail pharmacies, $23 in net profit is split among the manufacturer and intermediaries in the distribution system.