ARTICLES: PDF OnlyRoblin Douglas W. PhDJournal of Ambulatory Care Management: October 1998 - p 68-84 Buy Abstract Pharmacy data are a potential source of information on the health risks of members in a managed care organization (MCO). Reasons why these data can serve as a basis for case mix measurement of MCO populations are reviewed. Several pharmacy-based case mix measurement systems (CDS, KPARx) are summarized. Applications of pharmacy-based case mix systems for profiling of primary physician panels in an MCO are discussed and Illustrated with several examples. © Williams & Wilkins 1998. All Rights Reserved.