The General Practice Research Network (GPRN) is a national network of Australian clinicians participating in quality assurance and research activities through Medical Director. Each week the panel of participating GPs supply de-identified data that is used to support research and development in general practice. With more than 1,100 GP's contributing to prescribing data to create a longitudinal patient-based database containing over 30 million scripts, in excess of 32 million unique encounters for more than 3 million patients.
HCN has an experienced analytical team dedicated to producing concise reports from data collected. GPRN provides the highest quality health information to government, academia and industry, helping to support: market planning and monitoring, product strategy development, product positioning, targeting and forecasting.
Some of the key features include:
Monitoring behavioural trends in General Practitioners prescribing patterns
Provide in depth market segmentation tools
Deliver virtually "live to market" information
Weekly monitoring report where growth in prescribing can be followed week by week
Over 70 data fields are collected, including:
Reason for visit
Reason for prescription
Pathology and radiology requests
Clinical measurements (e.g. height, weight, BP)
Data from other Medical Director patient management modules
This report classifies prescriptions into Initiations, continuations and switches. It can be used to monitor product performance or competitor entry and respond quickly to market occurrences and can be provided weekly, monthly or quarterly.
Post Launch Monitoring Report
This report supplies "virtually live tracking" of market uptake, trends and changes within the marketplace.
PBS approved source for weighted average monthly treatment cost dosage data reports.