This is No.2 of a series of blogs I'm writing on pharmaceutical analytics. Future pieces will cover cost structures, analytic metrics, drug plan benefit management and predictive analytics. Please subscribe to receive those. Pharmaceutical/Drug data are used for prescription, dispensing, billing, utilization management etc. Almost all activities related to pharmaceuticals post launch utilize drug data extensively (at least … Continue reading Pharmaceutical Analytics – 2
EHRs… ahhh, love them, hate them. If you do any work in the medical space, you will need to interact with them. In this post, I talk about what they are, what they do, their strengths and weaknesses. What are they? EHRs (electronic health records) are digital records of patient’s clinical records. EHR platforms are software platforms … Continue reading EHRs, what’s all the fuss about?
This is the third post in a series in which I describe the common types of healthcare data you will come across, namely, diagnoses, procedures, demographic, drug, laboratory result data, clinical notes and financial data. In previous posts, I described diagnosis and procedure codes. Here, I describe drug codes. Drug codes primarily record clinical/dosage information of … Continue reading Types of healthcare data – Drug codes