Tag Archives: Data

In Brief: Increased Use of Cannabis During Pregnancy, But Little Data on Reproductive Safety

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the use of cannabis in pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years rose from 2.37% in 2002 to 3.85% in 2014… Read More »

Data breach at physician staffing firm EmCare hits 31K patients

Dive Brief: Physician staffing company EmCare has acknowledged that hackers gained access to data on about 31,000 patients, as well as about 30,000 of its employees and contractors. The company began sending notifications to those affected on Friday. Plantation, Florida-based EmCare found out about the issue after discovering that an “unauthorized third party obtained access” to… Read More »

CareSource taps Express Scripts for integrated PBM data platform

CareSource will implement a new integrated pharmacy benefits management approach called CareSource RxInnovations, managed by Cigna’s Express Scripts. Dayton, Ohio-based CareSource, a nonprofit multi-state health plan serving government-sponsored programs, will let its current PBM contract with CVS Caremark expire at the end of 2019 and commence the new contract with Express Scripts on Jan. 1,… Read More »