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Jun 2, 2015 2:53:09 PM

Medicare Part D prescription drug cost and volume data now available for 850,000 physicians in Definitive’s database.

FRAMINGHAM, MA — June 2, 2015 — Definitive Healthcare, the leading provider of data, intelligence, and analytics on the healthcare provider market, recently added prescription drug cost and volume data by physician to its product. This new data is available immediately to subscribers of Definitive’s Physicians Database.

This new dataset includes information on the prescription drugs that physicians prescribed in 2013 under the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program. The dataset describes the specific medications prescribed and their volumes and costs for almost two-thirds of the 1.3 million physicians tracked by Definitive.

Our product offers market-leading search and analytic tools that further enable the transformation of data into actionable insights,” said John Macek, Vice President of Product Development at Definitive Healthcare. “We now provide insights on prescription drug activity within physician profiles, with the data delivered in a way that enables users to explore individual physician activity through multiple lenses – by drug name, manufacturer, therapeutic category or class.”

This latest addition to our product demonstrates Definitive’s constant commitment to innovation and improvement,” said Jason Krantz, CEO of Definitive Healthcare. “Our goal is to provide our clients with a single source of the highest quality data on healthcare providers across the entire continuum of care.  This breadth of highly integrated data will continue to help our clients analyze the complex healthcare market and make decisions that will help them grow and manage their businesses more effectively.”

About Definitive Healthcare
Definitive Healthcare is the leading provider of data and intelligence on hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers. Their product suite provides the most comprehensive data available anywhere on over 8,100 hospitals and IDNs, 7,300 ambulatory surgery centers, 38,000 long-term care facilities, 1,200 ACOs and HIEs, 197,000 physician groups, 1.3 million physicians, and 750 Canadian hospitals. Definitive Healthcare’s data provides clients with the analytics and insight needed to effectively segment and research the healthcare provider market. For more information or to trial the service, visit www.definitivehc.com.

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