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At A Glance: This Prescriber in 2016

Registered Nurse, General Practice

Self-Reported Primary Specialty

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3,534Medicare Part D Prescriptions Filled, Including Refills
$171K Total Retail Price of All Prescriptions
244 Patients Receiving at Least One Drug in Part D
100% Patients 65 Years and Older

0% Subsidized Claims for Low-Income Patients


This Provider's History

A comparison of this provider’s prescribing in Part D since 2014. All years may not be shown if there is insufficient data.

Cost of Claims

$133K

2014

$141K

2015

$171K

2016

Number of Claims

3,368

2014

3,248

2015

3,534

2016

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. The list below includes only those drugs for which this provider wrote 50 or more prescriptions.

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An opioid drug. More » Prescription opioids (painkillers) can help alleviate certain kinds of pain in the short term but carry serious health risks.

A

An antibiotic drug. More » Used to treat bacterial infections but are often prescribed incorrectly to treat viral infections, such as chest colds or the flu.

P

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

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.

Drug Name Total Prescriptions Filled with Refills Prescriptions
to 65+
Patients Receiving this Drug Category
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350 224

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

224

prescriptions.

35

patients, 14% of all patients

LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM 213

prescriptions, 6% of all prescriptions

213

prescriptions.

45

patients, 18% of all patients

ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 150

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

150

prescriptions.

34

patients, 14% of all patients

FUROSEMIDE 131

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

131

prescriptions.

27

patients, 11% of all patients

OMEPRAZOLE 129

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

129

prescriptions.

28

patients, 11% of all patients

LISINOPRIL 128

prescriptions, 4% of all prescriptions

128

prescriptions.

24

patients, 10% of all patients

POTASSIUM CHLORIDE 122

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

122

prescriptions.

27

patients, 11% of all patients

AMLODIPINE BESYLATE 117

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

117

prescriptions.

29

patients, 12% of all patients

SIMVASTATIN 109

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

109

prescriptions.

23

patients, 9% of all patients

HYDROCODONE-ACETAMINOPHEN 100

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

100

prescriptions.

36

patients, 15% of all patients

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METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 93

prescriptions, 3% of all prescriptions

93

prescriptions.

17

patients, 7% of all patients

TRAZODONE HCL 77

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

77

prescriptions.

15

patients, 6% of all patients

ELIQUIS 66

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

66

prescriptions.

13

patients, 5% of all patients

LOSARTAN POTASSIUM 62

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

62

prescriptions.

13

patients, 5% of all patients

ATENOLOL 57

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

57

prescriptions.

12

patients, 5% of all patients

GABAPENTIN 55

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

12

patients, 5% of all patients

WARFARIN SODIUM 55

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

55

prescriptions.

12

patients, 5% of all patients

TRAMADOL HCL 54

prescriptions, 2% of all prescriptions

54

prescriptions.

18

patients, 7% of all patients

O
ALENDRONATE SODIUM 50

prescriptions, 1% of all prescriptions

50

prescriptions.

14

patients, 6% of all patients

About This Data

Prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, was compiled and released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees the program. The data for 2016 includes more than 1.5 billion prescriptions written by 1.1 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists over 460,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. More than three-fourths of these prescriptions went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Caveats
  • No comparisons are shown if there are fewer than 20 prescribers in the state share this specialty.
  • 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 Nov. 26, 2007.
  • Comparisons are based on each provider’s current address, not necessarily where he or she worked during the time period covered in this database.
  • In rare circumstances, providers' prescription tallies may be inflated. Sometimes providers are credited with prescriptions written by colleagues (this happens in long-term care facilities) or are victims of fraud involving theft of their provider number.