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Treatment Pathways.

Treatment Pathways helps you work faster and smarter by overlaying a powerful online analytic interface onto the MarketScan® Research Databases or other healthcare data, thereby allowing you to access the data and search for answers without the need of programming skills. The tool’s visualization of the patient’s treatment pathway, its statistical power, and sharing functions revolutionize your ability to actively collaborate with coworkers on your analysis. 

New Treatment Pathways Features

Advanced Drug Treatment Pattern Analysis, Truven Health Treatment Pathways’ newest online analytic capability, now makes real-time analysis of complex drug therapies:

  • Easier
  • Faster
  • More visually informative

Treatment pattern transition diagram with dynamic time flow analysis imageTreatment pattern transition diagram with dynamic time flow analysis
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With faster speed to answers and improved visualization of analytic insights, Treatment Pathways now allows healthcare researchers to:

  • Explore treatment sequences and transitions
  • View time lapses in therapy
  • Assess market share changes
  • Analyze attrition rates for retail/specialty pharmacy scripts and office-based therapy.

Using well validated methods to define treatment groups in healthcare encounter data, new user-friendly functionality seamlessly integrates both outpatient pharmacy and physician administered claims allowing researchers to quickly define an episode of continuous treatment or therapy switching and make comparisons across products or product classes.

Treatment ‘market share’ by month imageTreatment ‘market share’ by month (click to enlarge)

This new online solution helps researchers to quickly understand the complex drug usage patterns of millions of patients in the Truven Health MarketScan Databases. It offers fantastic visualization and drill down capabilities allowing dynamic analysis of real world maps of treatment diversity, adherence, and switching within a therapeutic area of interest.

Dramatic presentation-ready visualization sharpens communication of your analysis into clear insights about your therapy’s performance in real world clinical practice, while maintaining complete transparency of analytic decisions.

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In today's environment, you need answers quickly. Sometimes you simply can't wait for a six-week research study to be completed. And sometimes you just want to explore possibilities or gather facts quickly without committing programming resources.

Treatment Pathways provides fast answers to critical business and research questions, allowing you to respond to market changes and opportunities more quickly, and complete studies faster.