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Linzess 2018 U.S. Promotional Audit Report

  • ID: 4615836
  • Report
  • July 2019
  • Region: United States
  • 21 pages
  • MD Details
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The 5 Key Questions Addressed by this Report:
  • How many physicians were reached by Linzess through reportable promotional activity in 2018 and how does this compare to its peer set in the Chronic Idiopathic Constipation and Irritable Bowel Syndrome markets?
  • What promotional mix was leveraged (e.g., sales rep detailing, physician education, and paid speaking) and what was the median spend for each type of activity?
  • How does Allergan and Ironwood's depth of coverage vary within key specialties (e.g., Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology) and how does this compare to its peers and the overall set of rep-accessible physicians?
  • How often are physicians receiving paid meals for Linzess throughout the year (e.g., monthly, quarterly, annually)?
  • Who were the most frequent meal recipients and top paid speakers for Linzess in 2018?
Data Sources and Methodology:
  • Author leverages company-reported financial transaction data disclosed through CMS Open Payments. This data set captures all transfers of value (e.g., speaking fees, consulting fees, travel, education, and meals) made on behalf of a drug or device manufacturer to a physician. Currently, over 5 years of longitudinal data is available - covering payments to more than 1,000,000 U.S. healthcare professionals.
  • Over 77,800 paid interactions across 24,800 physicians made on behalf of Linzess were carefully examined to support our analysis. In addition, interaction data from 6 peer products (i.e. Amitiza, Donnatal, Kristalose, Trulance, Viberzi, and Xifaxan) was leveraged to provide benchmarking and market insights.
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Overview:
  • Introduction
  • Sunshine Act and Open Payments Data
  • Transfer of Value
  • Author's Platform
Linzess - Peer Set:
  • Linzess Peer Set Selection
Linzess - Promotional Benchmarking:
  • Chart 1 Total Number of Physicians Reached by Specialty Type
  • Chart 2 Distribution of Physicians Reached by Specialty Type
  • Chart 3 Total Number of Payments by Type
  • Chart 4 Distribution of Payments by Type
  • Chart 5 Total Number of Payments / Week
  • Chart 6 Payment Value by Type
Linzess - Physician Coverage by Geography:
  • Chart 7 Family Medicine
  • Chart 8 Internal Medicine
  • Chart 9 Gastroenterology
Linzess - Meal Frequency:
  • Chart 10 Family Medicine
  • Chart 11 Internal Medicine
  • Chart 12 Gastroenterology
Linzess - Most Engaged Physicians:
  • Table 1: Top Physicians (By Total Number of Meals) in 2018
  • Table 2: Top Speakers (By Total Number of Speaking Events) in 2018
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  • Background
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