Prochlarity_Practical Solutions

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ProClarity: Practical Applications
Thomas R. Emmendorfer, PharmD
Assistant Chief Consultant
Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM)
Services
Learning Objectives
• At the end of the presentation, the participant
will understand:
– The principles of how data cubes are organized
– The principles of conducting analyses of data cubes
using ProClarity
– How to setup a ProClarity Briefing Book
– How to export results of analyses to PowerPoint and
Excel
– How to establish a connection to the data cube using
Excel
Overview
• Data Cube
– Collection of data that is organized for rapid query
response and designed for analysis
– Derived from relational tables or a data warehouse
• Online Analytic Processing (OLAP) Client
– Application that enables browsing and analysis of data
cubes (e.g. ProClarity®)
Example of Relational Tables
Mortality Data
VA National Health
Surveys
VA National Patient Care
Databases
Pharmacy Databases
CMS
Medicare
Potential Data
DEpiC
VA Rehab
Diabetes Epidemiology
Cohort
VA Dz Registries
PBM Services ProClarity® Cubes
• IV
• Unit Dose
• Outpatient
Measures = numeric
Dimensions = descriptive categories
Example of Dimension Hierarchy
Measures: Outpatient Prescriptions
Briefing Books
• “Pages” or individual reports saved in one
main “Book” or file
• Interactive and updates automatically
• View and modify pages within book
PBM ProClarity® Access
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VISN Formulary Leader Approval
VISN and National access
Requests sent to [email protected]
Signed Data Use Agreement must be scanned
and emailed back and/or mailed back
Question 1:
What were the top 10 drugs at the generic level
for VISN 24 by cost in FY2008?
Review
• Dimension – Select specific level
• Filter
• Rows vs. Columns
Question 2:
How many unique patients were dispensed
VENLAFAXINE in VISN 24 by QTR (FY08 – FY09)?
Review
• Dimension
– Select specific level (Time)
– “Search” feature (Drug)
• Rows vs. Columns
• Graphical display selection
Question 3:
How many unique patients were dispensed
VENLAFAXINE in VISN 24 facilities by QTR
(FY08 – FY09)?
Review
• Dimension
– Select specific level (Time, VISN)
– “Search” feature (Drug)
• Rows vs. Columns
• Graphical display selection
Question 4:
How many unique patients were dispensed
VENLAFAXINE IR and SA in VISN 24 Station 100
by QTR (FY06 – FY07)?
Review
• Dimension
– Select specific level (Time)
– “Search” feature (Drug)
– Create “Member” (Drug)
• Rows vs. Columns
• Graphical display selection
Question 5:
How many unique patients were dispensed
VENLAFAXINE IR and SA by VISN 24 facilities
(FY06 – FY07)?
(Only Display ONE facility at a time)
Copy Results of Question 5
Excel
PowerPoint
How to Connect the Cube to An Excel
Workbook
ProClarity® Conclusions
• Provides a graphical user interface
• Create and save customized “Briefing Books”
• Trend internal and external prescribing trends
to a VA facility/VISN
Questions?