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Prescriber Checkup

KERRY CROWLEY MD

37 CLINIC RD ELEANOR WIDENER DIXON MEMORIAL CLINIC

Gouldsboro | Maine | 04607

(207) 963-4066

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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2012

Family Medicine

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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9,403Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills

Rank: 32 out of 546

$624K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions

Rank: 30 out of 546

402 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
80%Patients 65 Years and Older
78% 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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Schedule Two
Controlled Substances

9% of this provider’s 402 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule two drug, compared to an average of 9%.

Schedule Three
Controlled Substances

7% of this provider’s 402 patients filled at least one prescription for a schedule three drug, compared to an average of 10%.

Risky Drugs to Seniors

1% of this provider’s 7,285 prescriptions for patients 65 and older were for "potentially dangerous" drugs, compared to an average of 1%.

Brand Name Drugs

22% of this provider’s prescriptions were for brand-name drugs, compared to an average of 24%.

Prescription Price

$66 was the average price of a prescription from this provider, compared to $65 among peers.

Prescriptions per Patient

23 is the average number of prescriptions (including refills) per patient, compared to an average of 17.


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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 Maine
SIMVASTATIN 456 339 1 2
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 365 316 2 3
FUROSEMIDE 325 258 3 5
METOPROLOL TARTRATE 301 262 4 6
LISINOPRIL 287 232 5 1
AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 218 189 6 9
OMEPRAZOLE 216 162 7 4
METFORMIN HCL 205 132 8 10
ATENOLOL 191 139 9 12
ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 165 124 10 11
LANTUS 152 136 11 46
WARFARIN SODIUM 142 139 12 13
SERTRALINE HCL 140 128 13 14
ADVAIR DISKUS 127 109 14 20
PAROXETINE HCL 122 84 15 43
POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 116 106 16 30
HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 114 85 S3 17 8
PANTOPRAZOLE SODIUM 106 70 18 18
GABAPENTIN 102 73 19 16
ALLOPURINOL 101 73 20 41
METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 94 93 21 17
ENALAPRIL MALEATE 94 71 21 59
DONEPEZIL HCL 93 93 23 31
ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE ER 91 68 24 32
DIGOXIN 89 89 25 62
PREDNISONE 87 71 26 29
GLIPIZIDE 87 58 26 44
HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 87 85 26 7
RISPERIDONE 86 86 29 47
KLOR-CON M20 82 69 30 57
ZOLPIDEM TARTRATE 80 64 31 26
SPIRIVA 79 74 32 28
RANITIDINE HCL 76 35 33 23
TERAZOSIN HCL 76 64 33 83
FINASTERIDE 74 74 35 94
AMITRIPTYLINE HCL 73 23 R 36 48
FAMOTIDINE 72 62 37 53
TAMSULOSIN HCL 65 60 38 35
ROPINIROLE HCL 63 51 39 64
SULFAMETHOXAZOLE-TRIMETHOPRIM 59 38 40 104
PROAIR HFA 54 36 41 27
QUETIAPINE FUMARATE 54 21 41 72
LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 54 40 41 24
TRAZODONE HCL 53 30 44 25
NOVOLOG 52 50 45 142
COMBIVENT 52 45 45 71
CLOPIDOGREL 50 23 47 77
FLUTICASONE PROPIONATE 50 39 47 42
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 50 33 47 38
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 July 25, 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.