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Prescriber Checkup

SARAH D'HEILLY M.D.

401 PHALEN BLVD - MAIL STOP 41103F HEALTHPARTNERS SPECIALTY CENTER 401

St. paul | Minnesota | 55130

(651) 254-7600

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Infectious Disease

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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11,555Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 1 out of 29

$777K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 6 out of 29

403 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
42%Patients 65 Years and Older
94% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients

How Does This Prescriber Compare to Peers?

In the same specialty and state. Caveats »

Drugs That Present Special Risks
Costs of Prescribing
Higher avg Average for
this specialty
in Minnesota
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

10% of this provider’s 403 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 6%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

5% of this provider’s 403 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 4%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 5,443 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 0%.

Brand Name Drugs

24% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 41%.

Prescription Price

$67 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $340 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

29 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 15.


This Prescriber's Drugs

The table below list this provider’s drugs, the number of prescriptions and how many went to seniors. Drugs are ranked by volume and compared with the rank for all providers in the same specialty and state.

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S2

A schedule two drug. More » Schedule two drugs have a high potential for abuse and severe dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

S3

A schedule three drug. More » Schedule three drugs have potential for abuse and dependence, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A

An antipsychotic drug. More » Antipsychotics are frequently given to dementia patients, though it increases their risk of death.

R

A risky drug for seniors. More » The American Geriatrics Society has said this drug is "potentially dangerous" for seniors and might be inappropriate.

10

This provider is among the top 10 prescribers of
this drug in the country.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for more days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be lower.

This provider’s prescriptions for this drug were for fewer days than those of peers. More » Because of this, his or her prescription count may be higher.

This Drug's Rank
Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled
Including Refills
Prescriptions
to 65+
Category For this Prescriber For All Prescribers in
This Specialty in Minnesota
SIMVASTATIN 403 191 1 14
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 342 173 2 18
LISINOPRIL 290 136 3 11
IPRATROPIUM-ALBUTEROL 277 188 4 24
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 265 134 5 25
FUROSEMIDE 256 173 6 26
TRAZODONE HCL 226 118 7 17
OMEPRAZOLE 216 85 8 8
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 216 101 8 19
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 212 149 10 32
LANTUS 208 101 11 33
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 207 117 12 34
GABAPENTIN 189 93 13 12
WARFARIN SODIUM 187 108 14 37
ATENOLOL 179 89 15 15
DIVALPROEX SODIUM ER 164 123 16 40
SPIRIVA 161 104 17 41
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 149 93 18 46
METFORMIN HCL 141 47 19 48
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 131 45 20 50
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 128 63 21 51
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 126 62 22 52
ACETYLCYSTEINE 121 70 10 23 54
ADVAIR DISKUS 113 58 24 56
CITALOPRAM HBR 111 27 25 27
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 99 27 26 42
BACLOFEN 99 49 26 57
MIRTAZAPINE 95 84 28 58
FAMOTIDINE 92 54 29 59
PREDNISONE 92 43 29 59
TRAMADOL HCL 91 41 31 61
OLANZAPINE 88 83 32 62
RANITIDINE HCL 87 34 33 30
PROAIR HFA 84 14 34 29
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 83 44 35 64
SERTRALINE HCL 82 50 36 65
OXYCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 81 0 S2 37 10
RISPERIDONE 81 46 37 66
VENLAFAXINE HCL ER 78 37 39 67
NYSTATIN 77 21 40 68
DIGOXIN 76 55 41 69
ALBUTEROL SULFATE 76 32 41 69
RAMIPRIL 75 68 43 71
NAMENDA 72 52 44 72
HYDRALAZINE HCL 69 18 45 74
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 69 29 45 74
CLONIDINE HCL 69 30 45 74
GLIPIZIDE XL 67 17 48 78
NOVOLOG 63 11 49 79
LEVOFLOXACIN 63 42 49 79
CARVEDILOL 62 18 51 45
SEROQUEL 61 39 52 82
LIDOCAINE HCL 61 32 52 82
DONEPEZIL HCL 58 32 54 86
VANCOMYCIN HCL 58 17 54 9
LEVETIRACETAM 57 21 56 87
CLOPIDOGREL 56 27 57 88
PAROXETINE HCL 56 50 57 88
HALOPERIDOL 56 30 57 88
CARBIDOPA-LEVODOPA 54 45 60 93
PROPRANOLOL HCL 54 0 60 93
NEXIUM 51 0 62 98
TAMSULOSIN HCL 50 39 63 102
GLYCOPYRROLATE 50 0 63 102
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if 10 or fewer prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • The list of top drugs includes only those for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions, but all prescriptions are counted in the summary totals at the top.
  • The calculation of “Risky Drugs to Seniors” does not include drugs for which a provider wrote 11 or fewer prescriptions because Medicare redacted the information to protect patient privacy.
  • Comparisons do not take into account the medical conditions of patients. Medications for certain conditions do not have generic alternatives, so patients would receive more expensive brand name drugs.
  • This provider's address and specialty information was last updated on Dec. 7, 2011.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.