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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 »

6 provider organizations to use data to trim low-value care in Virginia

Sentara and its affiliate insurance arm, Sentara Health Plans, are among six health systems and three clinically integrated networks joining forces to reduce medical waste in Virginia. Announced March 13 by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and funded by a $ 2.2 million grant from Arnold Ventures, the Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VCHI) will launch… Read More »