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Prescriber Checkup

BRYAN PETERSEN MD

1805 HENNEPIN AVE N GLENCOE REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES

Glencoe | Minnesota | 55336

(320) 864-3121

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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12,580Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 26 out of 1942

$699K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 20 out of 1942

466 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
87%Patients 65 Years and Older
38% 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
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this specialty
in Minnesota
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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

11% of this provider’s 466 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 5%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

11% of this provider’s 466 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 7%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 10,673 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

25% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 20%.

Prescription Price

$56 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $53 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

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


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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
FUROSEMIDE 668 606 1 5
WARFARIN SODIUM 477 425 2 11
LISINOPRIL 474 406 3 2
OMEPRAZOLE 446 377 4 4
SIMVASTATIN 436 392 5 1
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 385 339 6 17
CARVEDILOL 353 325 7 39
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 311 292 8 3
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 268 234 9 9
ALLOPURINOL 245 222 10 26
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 236 232 11 8
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 216 206 12 6
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 193 145 S3 13 12
CITALOPRAM HBR 181 165 14 15
ATENOLOL 177 175 15 7
METFORMIN HCL 164 141 16 10
GABAPENTIN 153 97 17 16
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 149 133 18 18
SERTRALINE HCL 148 140 19 20
FENTANYL 148 124 S2 19 47
TAMSULOSIN HCL 145 112 21 29
DIGOXIN 140 140 22 40
DIOVAN 139 125 23 44
SPIRONOLACTONE 132 86 24 59
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 131 124 25 14
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 124 124 26 42
LANTUS SOLOSTAR 123 116 27 54
RANITIDINE HCL 123 99 27 31
CLOPIDOGREL 121 114 29 55
NAMENDA 117 117 30 51
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 117 109 30 28
CRESTOR 110 81 32 34
SPIRIVA 100 75 33 57
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 99 87 34 13
TRAMADOL HCL 83 37 35 19
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 82 54 36 25
GEMFIBROZIL 81 78 37 60
NOVOLOG FLEXPEN 76 59 38 107
DONEPEZIL HCL 73 73 39 30
CYMBALTA 71 38 40 62
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 70 59 41 48
PRAVASTATIN SODIUM 69 69 42 23
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 62 56 43 37
PLAVIX 61 59 44 83
LOSARTAN-HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 55 55 45 67
FAMOTIDINE 54 38 46 87
GLYBURIDE-METFORMIN HCL 53 53 R 47 223
PREDNISONE 52 45 48 27
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 52 47 48 104
CELEBREX 52 50 48 93
LIDODERM 51 41 51 98
ROPINIROLE HCL 50 47 52 96
PROAIR HFA 50 48 52 41
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 June 26, 2008.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.