The 5 Key Questions Addressed by this Report:
- How many physicians were reached by Actemra through reportable promotional activity in 2019 and how does this compare to its peer set in the Cytokine Release Syndrome and Rheumatoid Arthritis 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 Genentech's depth of coverage vary within key specialties (e.g., Rheumatology and Internal Medicine) and how does this compare to its peers and the overall set of rep-accessible physicians?
- How often are physicians receiving paid meals for Actemra throughout the year (e.g., monthly, quarterly, annually)?
- Who were the most frequent meal recipients and top paid speakers for Actemra in 2019?
- 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. More than five years of longitudinal data is available - covering payments to more than 1,000,000 U.S. healthcare professionals.
- Over 10,900 paid interactions across 2,000 physicians made on behalf of Actemra were carefully examined to support our analysis. In addition, interaction data from 18 peer products (i.e. Cimzia, Enbrel, Humira, Ilaris, Inflectra, Kevzara, Kineret, Olumiant, Orencia, Otrexup, Rasuvo, Rayos, Remicade, Renflexis, Rinvoq, Rituxan, Simponi, and Xeljanz) was leveraged to provide benchmarking and market insights.
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