First-line treatment of chronic heart failure (CHF) usually involves an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, an oral beta blocker, and an oral diuretic. The addition of a second- or third-line treatment is often needed to better manage the disease. The CHF market is heavily genericized, and prescribers have many drugs and drug classes from which to call upon, creating a high barrier to uptake for novel branded agents. This CHF treatment algorithm offers insight into the prescribing patterns across all CHF patients in the United States.
Treatment Algorithms: Claims Data Analysis provides detailed, quantitative analysis of the treatment journey and brand usage across lines of therapy and overall using real-world, patient-level claims data so that marketers can accurately assess their source of business, benchmark usage against competitors, and quantify areas of opportunity for their marketed or emerging brand.