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Practice Fusion Launches Nation's Largest Real-Time Healthcare Database

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Practice Fusion, the country's largest physician-patient community, launched the nation's largest real-time healthcare database, Insight. Physicians, researchers and analysts can now access unique analysis sourced from a de-identified subset of more than 81 million patient records. Insight users can explore health and pharmaceutical market trends, including diagnoses across patient populations, all in real-time.

Offered free of charge, Insight is designed to provide a full perspective across the healthcare spectrum, from diagnosis to treatment, that can identify new research opportunities and market trends while addressing some of the most pressing concerns in healthcare today.

"Real-time patient health data has been kept under lock and key, both because of technology limitations and the companies monetizing that data at a high cost--until today," said Ryan Howard, founder and CEO, Practice Fusion. "Insight unleashes powerful, de-identified health data from tens of millions of real patients and more than 2,000 drug therapies in real time, at no cost. This is a hugely disruptive move in the health data industry."

Covering diagnoses from seasonal infections like influenza to chronic conditions such as diabetes, Insight enables users to explore data to uncover:

    --  The current and historical market share of prescription medications
        compared to other medications in that drug class
    --  Currently trending diagnoses for a real-time view of current outbreaks
    --  Diagnosis trends over time to uncover trends in seasonal infections
    --  Proportion of patients with a diagnosis by body-mass index (BMI), age
        group or sex
    --  Top 100 diagnoses seen nationally on the Practice Fusion platform

Practice Fusion also offers a premium version of Insight for those looking for more in-depth, granular analyses. Features of the paid platform include:

    --  Additional data views including: Patient Profile, Prescriber Profile, Rx
        Switching and Treatment Flow
    --  Filters allowing the selection of specific patient subpopulations, and
        the ability to see any data view for that specific subpopulation
    --  Ability to view the market share of any prescription medication within a
        patient subpopulation
    --  Custom-curated reports offering real-time and in-depth performance
        analyses of any drug therapy in the outpatient market, available by
        request

To explore Practice Fusion's Insight platform for free, visit https://insight.practicefusion.com/. Individuals interested in the premium version of the Insight platform can contact insight@practicefusion.com.

About Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion is the largest and fastest-growing healthcare platform, with a mission of connecting doctors, patients and data to drive better health and save lives. A driving force in modernizing American health care, Practice Fusion is used by a community of more than 112,000 monthly active medical professionals with 81 million patient records. In April 2013, the company launched its consumer-facing platform, Patient Fusion, where patients can find and book appointments with doctors and access their medical records. The World Economic Forum recognized Practice Fusion as a Technology Pioneer for 2013. www.practicefusion.com

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media@practicefusion.com
(415) 992-7534

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