Repository covers more than 90% of U.S. healthcare data

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Decision Resources Group (DRG) has launched a Real World Evidence (RWE) repository of claims and EHR data that provides insight to over 90 percent of the U.S. healthcare system. 

The RWE data asset derives from multiple data providers in the U.S. and comprises patient, healthcare professional and payer level analysis.

"As healthcare continues its shift from volume to value, DRG's RWE repository enables academic grade analysis of the cost centers of healthcare in the U.S., as well as the behaviors and outcomes of treatment and coverage decisions," Brigham Hyde, senior vice president of Analytics and Chief Data Officer at DRG, said in a release. "This wealth of expanded data uniquely positions DRG to help healthcare stakeholders understand, for example, the physicians who are influenced by payers and ACO policies."

The DRG RWE repository covers:

  • 240 million unique U.S. patients with over 5 years of historical data
  • 3.2 billion medical and pharmacy claims, allowing for in market analysis of care and EHR detail for patients, cost and outcomes data 
  • 1.6 million U.S. healthcare providers allow for profiling healthcare professional prescribing and treatment behavior
  • 98 percent coverage of U.S. healthcare plans, including claim rejection rates and adjudicated payments and out of pocket costs allowing for detailed payer behavior analysis