Below are the database queries which are used to create this measure. These are run against a copy of the BSA prescribing data which we store in Google BigQuery. We're working on making our BigQuery tables publicly available at which point it will be possible to run and modify these queries yourself. But even where code and database queries are not directly useable by others we believe it is always preferable to make them public.
|Description||This measure is currently suspended pending a review of the changes of opioid equivalence by the Faculty of Pain Medicines Opioids Aware group.|
|Why it matters|
|Implies cost savings||No|
|History||View change history on GitHub →|
SELECT CAST(month AS DATE) AS month, practice AS practice_id, SUM(total_ome) AS numerator FROM measures.opioid_total_ome GROUP BY month, practice_id
SELECT CAST(month AS DATE) AS month, practice AS practice_id, SUM(total_list_size / 1000.0) AS denominator FROM hscic.practice_statistics GROUP BY month, practice_id