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Health care has always been a data intensive industry; however, much of the patient care record has remained on paper, limiting the exchange of information between health care organizations. With a massive infusion of funding and regulation related to health information, increased automation and an exponential growth of health care data, the US health care system is experiencing a critical need to translate discrete and disparate data into actionable insight. Significant opportunities exist to deploy analytics to improve care and lower costs. To gauge and report on the current state and future of health care analytics, SAS commissioned Sage Growth Partners to conduct a study of experts from leading US academic institutions, hospitals, health systems, and physician and ambulatory enterprises. This report reveals that health care organizations have begun the transformation from data report
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