BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group, premier provider of healthcare market intelligence, recently announced the addition of a new module to its Market Overviews portfolio: the Medtech Spotlight Series. This significant new enhancement offers a unique perspective, as DRG provides expert analysis of healthcare provider and payer dynamics impacting medical device companies in the largest U.S. metro areas.

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The Medtech Spotlight enhancement merges DRG's Medical Device industry expertise with the knowledge of Market Overview analysts. The result is an industry-specific digest that leverages the in-depth data and analysis of Market Overviews and pinpoints the market drivers at a metro-level. Medtech Spotlights gauge the impact of managed care dynamics on medical device utilization, spending, and purchasing decisions.

The enhancement allows users to stay up-to-date on any key developments in a metro market impacting the medical device industry, as well as compare a market to the national distribution of commercial, Medicaid, Medicare and uninsured populations. The analysis also dives into medical device opportunities and threats within the market.

"The shift to value-based care is impacting medical device companies in diverse ways in metro areas across the U.S.," said Josh Kelley, Senior Director, U.S. Regional & Customer Segment Insights.

"In Chicago, for example, Advocate Health Care's aggressive move toward risk-based contracting and clinical integration is likely to increase scrutiny on healthcare spending and the value proposition for medical devices," Kelley continued. "At the same time, the proliferation of high-deductible health plans and cost-saving ACOs in Northern New Jersey could restrict medical device utilization by making patients and providers more selective about the procedures they use. When navigating these market-specific developments, an analysis that explains the impact at a local level is a powerful tool."

This new tool is part of the Market Overviews product portfolio, which takes a deep dive into key healthcare players and market drivers in the 87 most dynamic metro areas. It provides expert insight into the shift to value-based care, reimbursement reform, and the growing power of integrated delivery networks (IDNs).

For more information on DRG's product offering, click here or call 1-855-380-4850.

About Medtech Spotlight Series

Medtech Spotlights analyze healthcare provider and payer dynamics impacting medical device utilization, spending and purchasing decisions in the nation's largest metro areas. Analysis includes medical device industry outlook, opportunities/threats, and key developments. Medtech Spotlights are an enhancement of DRG's Market Overviews.

About Market Overviews

Curated, intuitive analysis of the major healthcare players and market drivers of the 87 most dynamic metro areas in the U.S. Subscribers find exceptional insight on the influence, interaction and tensions between key players—as well as a customizable level of detail and unique, localized, event-driven thought leadership. Market Overviews include best-in-class data on providers and payers.

About Decision Resources Group

DRG, a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Ltd., is the premier source for global healthcare data and market intelligence. A trusted partner for over 20 years, DRG helps companies competing in the global healthcare industry make informed business decisions. Organizations committed to the developing and delivering life-changing therapies to patients rely on DRG's in-house team of expert healthcare analysts, data scientists, and consultants for critical guidance. DRG products and services, built on extensive data assets and delivered by experts, empower organizations to succeed in complex healthcare markets.

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