Drug Utilization Trends

Drug Utilization Review (DUR) Team

  • Clinical pharmacists and data analysts at University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Information technology experts at Stony Brook University
  • New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)

DUR Program Activities

  • Evidence-based, non-commercial clinical reviews of selected drugs and drug classes
  • Academic analysis of drug utilization based on Medicaid claims
  • Quarterly presentations to the NYSDOH DUR Board to help improve safe and cost-effective use of medications in the NYS