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Meet SAS® Health Analytics Experts at HIMSS13 »
Visit our financial risk demo to learn about SAS® for ECR Analytics TM . The new solution is developed to support organizations adopting value-based reimbursement models, including bundled payments, pioneer and shared savings ACOs, and more!
Data Is King for Bundled Payment Pilots »
Value-based payment models are here to stay, and it's prudent to jump in early while downside risk is minimal and financial upside is enticing.
Health Analytics for Success »
In the post-reform arena, reimbursement will reward the highest-quality care and best patient outcomes achieved at the lowest reasonable cost. Despite such daunting challenges, writes Brad Sitler, pharmas, providers and plans can still achieve their business goals.
Reducing Hospital Readmissions »
Providers in many countries face monetary consequences from payers that have tied financial penalties directly to unwarranted patient readmissions. Advanced analytics can help them make sure that doesn't happen.
9 Ways to Transform Health Care »
Presented by Health Data Management, this e-book shares articles, white papers, case studies and other resources to help you understand the benefit of advanced analytics to your organization, including solutions for fraud detection and prevention as well as patient-engagement strategies that work.
See Big Data with SAS Visual Analytics »
The latest addition to the high-performance analytics portfolio helps organizations analyze and visualize big data, faster than ever. The SAS Visual Analytics center provides several resources like training webcasts, FAQs and a customer presentation.

SAS Global Forum 2013
April 28
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PharmaSUG 2013
May 12-15
Chicago, IL
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Applied Clinical Trials »
Changing the Face of Clinical Development
Managing Health Care Costs »
See Finances More Clearly with Health Care Costs Analytics
Maximize Membership, Maintain Stability »
A Health Plan's Perspective – Using Advanced Analytics to Balance Consumer and Financial Expectations
High Quality, Reasonable Cost »
Somewhere within all the data generated by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's network of almost 4 million patients and nearly every hospital and provider in the state are the secrets to providing high-quality, cost-efficient health care.
Which Pharma Coupons Work? »
Pharmaceutical companies invest billions of dollars on coupons that market their products. But how do they know which ones to invest that kind of money into? They ask PSKW.
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Empowering Life Sciences with Secure, Accessible Information »
How do progressive pharmaceutical companies share R&D information assets –  globally and almost linstantly – without compromising data integrity and confidentiality? With less difficulty than you might think, explains this white paper.
New e-Book »
Data: Managing It to Make the Most of It
Conclusions Paper »
Findings presented at the 2012 SAS® Health Care & Life Sciences Conference
From Risk to Opportunity »
New white paper reveals how health plans can use advanced analytics to respond to challenging market forces.
Reduce Costs, Improve Care »
Collaborate to Identify Risk and Improve Patient Engagement for Better Outcomes
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