Category Archives : Press Releases

AJMC Study Finds Removing Cost Sharing in Primary Care Reduces Cost, Emergency Visits

Accompanying editorial calls for further refinements in value-based insurance design to reduce unintended use of low-value care, reports the latest   Read More

Planned knee and hip replacement surgeries are on the rise in the U.S.

January 23, 2019 – At more than $54 billion, spending to treat all orthopedic pain conditions (including pain in the muscles,   Read More

Use of Biosimilar Growth Factor Increases in Supportive Cancer Care

November 26, 2018 Interview with Abiy Agiro, PHD, HealthCore, Inc., Wilmington, Delaware What is the background for this study? Response:   Read More

Anthem, HealthCore and Novo Nordisk Launch Large, Real-World Pragmatic Study to Understand the Effectiveness of a New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Real-world study compares Ozempic® (semaglutide) to other standard diabetes therapies WILMINGTON, Del. – October 17, 2018 – (BUSINESS WIRE)–HealthCore, Inc., the   Read More

JAMA-OTO study by researchers at HealthCore and UT Southwestern Medical Center finds surgery, radiation therapy equally effective in treating common type of head and neck cancer

– For both cohorts survival rates at 3 years exceed 75%, an improvement from prior decades DALLAS – Sept. 20,   Read More

Sometimes less is more . . . at least when it comes to radiation therapy for breast cancer

When insurers adopt evidence-based clinical guidelines for the use of radiation therapy in treating consumers with breast cancer, their network   Read More

HealthCore and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Low Uptake of HPV Vaccine Compared to Other Adolescent Immunizations

– Fewer than a third of adolescents received a first dose of HPV vaccine by their 13th birthday – Wide   Read More

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Shows Significant Increase in Children Who Receive All Recommended Vaccines

Proportion of children receiving all CDC recommended vaccines increases 12 percent over seven years – Variations exist in vaccine rates   Read More

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

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