Norms and Benchmarking

Truven Health databases are the gold standard in the healthcare industry and our professionals are recognized leaders in healthcare analytics and benchmarks. Our databases provide a rich set of metrics to benchmark performance against demographic, industry, geographic, and other relevant norms.


Truven Health MarketScan® databases are the most published source of private sector healthcare utilization and expenditures in the industry. They contain complete medical and outpatient drug claims for every covered life in the core databases.

The Truven Health PULSETM Healthcare Survey is the largest privately funded telephone healthcare survey in the U.S., reaching 100,000 households each year and providing consumer data on more than 80 healthcare utilization and behavior topics.

Our analytic professionals are the best in the industry, spanning multiple disciplines including clinical practice, economics, health services research, healthcare planning and program development, information sciences, and quantitative analysis.

Market Expert®
In the consumer-driven healthcare market, you need current, reliable, and meaningful information about your members — knowledge that allows you to identify members who can benefit from health and wellness programs, to engage those members in creative and effective ways, and ultimately to drive behavior changes that result in healthier members and lower costs. To gain insight about your diverse member populations, you need to process complex data with limited time and resources.

MarketScan for Health Plans
To help health plans differentiate themselves to win and retain business, MarketScan data offers comparative data to evaluate and benchmark financial and clinical performance. This critical information can serve as the foundation of a solid business strategy.

Reimbursement Benchmarks
How strong are your plan's network discounts? Are you confident in you plan's ability to capture and retain customers? Before answering these questions, you need solid data about your health plan's position. Reimbursement Benchmarks from Truven Health delivers highly specific reimbursement estimates that you can use to build and optimize your network. Use it to compare your plan to the competition and build a strategy for success.

Consulting Services — Health Plans
Grow your business. Mitigate cost trends. Engage consumers and providers. When you partner with Truven Health, we'll put our extensive experience gathering and analyzing healthcare data to work for you. Our on-staff experts can help you leverage the power of data to achieve your specific objectives.