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Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2013: Health Care Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

24) Stem Cells—Therapeutic Cloning Techniques Advance 33

25) Stem Cells—A New Era of Regenerative Medicine Takes Shape 34

26) Gene Therapies and Patients' Genetic Profiles Promise a Personalized Approach to

Medicine 35

27) Breakthrough New Drug Delivery Systems Evolve 38

28) Advances in Cancer Research and Therapies 39

29) Proton Beams—The Ultimate Radiation Therapy 40

30) Better Imaging, including MRI, PET and 320-Slice CT, Creates Advances in Detection 41

31) Nanotechnology Makes Breakthroughs in Health Care 43

Chapter 2: Health Care Industry Statistics 45

I. U.S. Health Care Industry Overview 46

U.S. Health Care Industry Overview 47

Global Health Statistics 48

Affordable Care Act Overview 49

Domestic & Foreign Pharmaceutical Sales, PhRMA Member Companies: 1975-2011 51

Employment in the Health Care Industry, U.S.: 2006-2011 52

Employment & Earnings in Health Care Practitioner & Technical Occupations, U.S.: May 2011 54

Employment & Earnings in Health Care Support Occupations, U.S.: May 2011 55

Federal R&D & R&D Plant Funding for National Institutes of Health, U.S.: Fiscal Years

2011-2013 56

The U.S. Drug Discovery & Approval Process 57

U.S. FDA New Drug (NDA) and Biologic (BLA) Approvals, 2011 58

II. U.S. Health Care Expenditures & Costs 59

The Nation's Health Dollar: 2012 Where It Came From (Estimated) 60

The Nation's Health Dollar: 2012 Where It Went (Estimated) 61

National Health Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change: 2006-2021 62

National Health Expenditures by Type of Expenditure with Affordable Care Act Impacts:

2006-2021 63

National Health Expenditures by Type of Expenditure without Affordable Care Act Impacts:

2006-2021 64

Hospital Care Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2006-2021 65

Hospital Care Expenditures, Percent Distribution & Per Capita Amount, U.S.: 2006-2021 66

Nursing Home Care Expenditures & Average Annual Percent Change, U.S.: 2006-2021 67

Nursing Home Care Expenditures, Percent Distribution & Per Capita Amount: 2006-2021 68

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