SOURCE: SK & A, A Cegedim Company

SK & A, A Cegedim Company

February 24, 2010 10:00 ET

SK&A Announces New Report on Physician Density

Houston, Texas Zip Code Has Nation's Highest Concentration of Physicians

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - February 24, 2010) -  SK&A, a leading provider of healthcare information solutions and research, today released the "Top 50 ZIP Codes with Most Physicians" report, which pinpoints geographic areas in the U.S. with the highest concentration of physicians. The report includes city, state, physician count and site count for the top 50 ZIP Codes.

The number-one ranking area in the report is the 77030 ZIP with 2,170 physicians at 385 medical offices. The region, a prominent area in Houston, includes a cluster of healthcare sites in close proximity, such as Texas Medical Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center, St. Luke's Episcopal Health System, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System, The Methodist Hospital System and Shriners Hospital for Children.

The "Top 50 ZIP Codes with Most Physicians" report will benefit pharmaceutical and health IT companies, medical device and equipment manufacturers, CME providers and insurers needing to enhance the targeting of physicians to maximize resources and ROI. Among the uses for this report and associated contact and site data are:

  • Direct-mail campaign testing
  • Sales territory optimization and planning
  • Physician and mid-level practitioner detailing
  • Clinical study research
  • Sales-call efficiency
  • Job candidate recruiting
  • Regional conference and event analysis and planning
  • Real estate leasing

SK&A has produced physician density reports for other practice specialties, such as:

  • Top 50 ZIP Codes with Most Oncologists
  • Top 50 ZIP Codes with Most Pediatricians
  • Top 50 ZIP Codes with Most Internists
  • Top 50 ZIP Codes with Most Family Practitioners

The complete contact profile and site information for the physicians represented in these reports are available from SK&A. Physicians can be selected by specialty, office size, patient volume and many other variables.

SK&A's Office-Based Physician database features over 660,000 practicing physicians from 225,000 office locations. These contacts include selections for targeting such as 90 physician specialties; group practice, hospital, and/or health system affiliations; Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) software usage; physician prescribing volume; and much more. SK&A's Irvine, California-based Research Center includes a team of over 60 Research Associates and managers completing more than 6,000 telephone interviews per business day, verifying and updating the Office-Based Physician database every six months. Daily file updates are available to clients within one business day.

Editor's Note: For a copy of the summary findings for publication, please contact Jack Schember, SK&A Director of Marketing, at 800-752-5478, ext. 1259.

About SK&A, A Cegedim Company
SK&A is a leading provider of healthcare information solutions and research. SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling information for over two million healthcare practitioners, including 800,000-plus prescribers. SK&A also offers the only 100% telephone-verified database of email addresses of U.S. prescribers and professionals working at active healthcare sites. SK&A's customers include many of America's most recognized healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceutical companies. Please visit www.skainfo.com for more information or www.skalivecounts.com for counts and ordering.
 SK&A is part of the France-based Cegedim S.A. Group. 

About Cegedim
Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies, healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,600 people in more than 80 countries and generated revenue of EUR 874 million in 2009.
Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM).
To learn more, please visit www.cegedim.com.

Contact Information

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    SK&A
    Jack Schember
    Director of Marketing
    Tel: +1 949.255.1259
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    Cegedim Group
    Aude Balleydier
    Media Relations
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