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Health analytics in the era of ‘big data’ »
The role of health analytics in an era of “big data” will go under the microscope at this year’s SAS Health and Life Sciences Executive Conference, with keynotes from author Clayton M. Christensen and Don Berwick, MD, former head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
News & Views
Making personalized medicine a reality »
Applying high-performance analytics to genetic information can move patient-specific research from the lab to the clinic.
Researchers link winter storms to infectious disease »
Stuck indoors, we spread germs with greater force than floods, thunderstorms and wind, according to a team from the University of Central Florida.
Q&A with PharmaSUG co-chair »
Josh Horstman shares plans for this year's event.
CHAI consultant to talk on clinical-trials innovation »
Walter Boyle, Senior Analytical Consultant in the SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights, will talk about innovative statistical approaches to adaptive clinical trials in the biopharmaceutical section at JSM 2012 July 28 through August 2 in San Diego.
2012 Partnerships in Clinical Trials
March 4-7, Orlando, FL
CIO Healthcare Summit
March 11-14, Phoenix
FDA/PhUSE Annual Computational Science Symposium
March 19-20
Silver Spring, MD

SAS Global
Forum 2012

April 22-25
Orlando, FL
Registration open! 

The Premier Business Leadership Series
May 8-9, Amsterdam

PharmaSUG 2012
May 13-16
San Francisco, CA
Registration is open!  
White Papers
5 ways to give marketing ROI a lift »
Replacing gut feel with fact-based decisions in life sciences.
Better care, better business »
Boosting clinical, financial efficacy with analytics.
21st century health care »
Patient-engagement strategies that work.
Changing landscape for US providers »
Using clinical, operational and financial data for wiser decisions.
Negotiate like a pro »
Turning data into profit.
Watch & Learn
Rx Social Media »
Watch our series of videos examining the issues – and opportunities – ahead for pharmaceutical companies as they engage in social media.
Prevent fraud before you pay claims »
Find out how the SAS Fraud Framework helps payers lower claims-adjudication costs, decrease the rate of false positives, and gain a consolidated view of all parties to expose fraud early.
5 ways to engage patients on the care team »
In this webinar from the SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights, Dr. Graham Hughes, CMO, and Cindy Berry, Lead Health Care Strategist, explain how to build effective patient-relationship programs, adopt best practices that work in other industries, and make patients active members of the care team.
Customer Stories
Humana »
Increasing productivity, decreasing duplications
Janssen »
Improving marketing-channel lift by up to 30 percent
Executive Conference
SAS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference »
The ninth-annual gathering of industry executives will take place May 9-10 at SAS World Headquarters in Cary, NC.
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