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SK&A Announces New Report on Physician Density

Houston, Texas, ZIP Code has nation’s highest concentration of physicians


Irvine, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/01/2010 -- 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.