The Impact of Provider- Identifiable Data on Healthcare Quality and Cost

This study examines the uses of provider-identifiable data within the US healthcare system with particular emphasis on the impact of the commercial use of this data on the market for prescription drugs. Impacts on market structure, the operation of the market, and other non-economic variables are also addressed. Additionally, the study explores the role of these data in regulatory compliance and public research.

Download Full Study

Download Executive Summary

Authors: Joseph W. Duncan, Michael A. Turner, Ph.D., Patrick Walker, M.A., Robin Varghese, Ph.D.

Topics: Information Policy