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Anthem Health Plans Play Major Role in Trial to Determine Best Aspirin Dose to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Trial funded by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute aims to compare the benefits and risks for two commonly used doses of   Read More

Collaboration for Innovation

Collaboration is key to innovation in health care. By fusing together disparate resources and diverse skillsets and perspectives, we can   Read More

Anthem, HealthCore and Wharton launch collaboration to study and pilot new health care ideas

Research will focus on improving health care quality, affordability and accessibility INDIANAPOLIS/PHILADELPHIA—Oct. 23, 2017—Anthem, Inc. and the Wharton School of   Read More

Anthem, HealthCore and Boehringer Ingelheim Initiate World’s Largest Pragmatic Clinical Trial to Study People Living with COPD in a Real-World Setting

 The world’s largest randomized pragmatic trial to study the impact of treatments on COPD exacerbations Study will compare time to   Read More

HealthCore acquisition of NERI strengthens pre-approval and special populations research

WILMINGTON, Del. & WATERTOWN, Mass. —September 12, 2017—HealthCore, Inc., the outcomes research subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., today announced that it   Read More

Certain Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Less Likely to Suffer Heart Failure While Taking New Class of Antidiabetic Drug

HealthCore study is the first to report a direct comparison of two new medication classes on risk of heart failure   Read More

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Progress in Reducing the Number of Antibiotic Prescriptions Filled

Nine percent decline in antibiotic prescriptions filled over a seven-year period; steepest drop is among children CHICAGO – The rate   Read More

PPD and HealthCore Build on Existing Collaboration to Include PPD’s Evidera Business Unit, Expanding Real-World Research Capabilities

August 25, 2017 – PPD and HealthCore are building upon their existing collaboration to include Evidera, PPD’s peri- and post-approval business   Read More

First US Pragmatic Clinical Trial Results for Diabetes Device Presented at ADA Demonstrate Real-World Clinical and Economic Benefits

Wilmington, Del.—June 12, 2017 — Valeritas Holdings, Inc., and HealthCore, Inc., the outcomes research subsidiary of Anthem, Inc., completed the   Read More

The Value of Pragmatic Trials to Regulators

There rarely exists a one-size-fits-all solution. It is true socially, politically and it is certainly true in healthcare especially when   Read More