HealthCore hires pharmaceutical research leader to head late phase operations

Wilmington, Del. – July 31, 2017—HealthCore, Inc., a health outcomes research company, has hired Ehab Hasan – a leader in pharmaceutical research – as head of late phase operations to execute strategic late phase research initiatives. As part of his new role, Hasan will oversee a fast-growing pragmatic clinical trial portfolio.

“This is an exciting time for HealthCore,” commented Mark Cziraky, vice president, research. “Given our extensive growth in the area of real-world clinical trials, we will continue to add key staff and leadership to support this important work. As head of late phase operations, Ehab will play a key role in these efforts.”

As a seasoned professional with 17 years of clinical research experience in the pharmaceutical research industry, Hasan held high-level roles at well-known contract research organizations, such as INC, Parexel and ICON, as well as HEOR and consultancy companies, such as Ovation and Epi-Q, and the life science company, Astellas. He also held a financial data analyst role with the PBM Company, Caremark, prior to its acquisition by CVS.

“HealthCore has an already strong and established group in the late phase arena,” Hasan said. “I am excited to work with some of the top minds in the industry – to tie our knowledge base together so that we can roll out prospective late phase services that provide value to our clients and position HealthCore as a leader in the expanding world of late phase research.”

Ehab received his bachelor of science degree from University of Westminster and a master of public health from University of Illinois at Chicago.

About HealthCore, Inc.
HealthCore, Inc. is the wholly-owned, independently operating health outcomes research subsidiary of Anthem (NYSE: ANTM), Inc. We work with life sciences companies, payers and providers, and government and academic organizations to provide real-world evidence in support of a wide variety of health care decisions. Our research capabilities include extensive experience in HEOR, Late Phase, Safety and Epidemiology and Survey-Based research services and solutions with our work designed to improve quality, safety and affordability in health care. With more than 20 years of experience, clinical and scientific research expertise, and exclusive access to a robust, integrated research environment containing information on nearly 60 million individuals from multiple health plans across the U.S., HealthCore delivers unparalleled clarity and actionable information to health care decision makers. To learn more about HealthCore, go to