Market Failure in the Diffusion of Clinician Developed Innovations: The Case of Off Label Drug Discoveries

Abstract

Medical doctors occasionally discover potentially valuable new off label uses for drugs during their clinical practice. They apply these to help their own patients, but often have minimal incentives to invest in diffusing... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Eric Von Hippel (MIT Sloan School of Management)
  2. Harold DeMonaco (MIT Sloan School of Management)
  3. Jeroen P.J. De Jong (Utrecht University School of Economics)

Topic Area

User Innovation in Healthcare

Session

TMTr1A » User Innovation in Healthcare (Papers) (10:00 - Tuesday, 2nd August, Room 111, Aldrich Hall)

Paper

Market_Failure_in_the_DIffusion_of_Clinician_Developed_Innovations.pdf