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As US health care providers encounter new demands from government, payers and patients, they are undergoing a fundamental shift to manage risk, increase their quality of care, reduce costs and navigate new payment models. This massive shift has caused providers to increasingly leverage their own clinical and financial data for critical insights. SAS commissioned NewGrowth Consulting to conduct research with leading providers to share their insights through investigation of business priorities, current use of data for decision making and plans for gaining new insights from clinical, operational and financial data. Every C-suite executive interviewed saw a need to improve the way analytics were used in their organizations, and each believes the demand for analytics in decision making will only increase in the coming years. Providers who are currently transforming into data-driven enterpris
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