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SAS launches health analytics community »
The Center for Health Analytics features content and updates on health analytics research and practice across such broad topics as consumer engagement, health risk prediction, bundled payments, accountable care, evidence-based medicine, adaptive clinical trials, federal legislation and fraud prevention.
News & Views
‘A meeting of the minds’ on big data »
Over at HealthPopuli, start-to-finish coverage of the 9th Annual SAS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference. Also, how big data is changing drug development.
Harnessing big data for patient care »
SAS and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina team to reduce the cost of health care.
Are doctors ready for health analytics? »
To find out, HealthLeaders Media talked to Don Berwick at the SAS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference. More from Dr. Berwick's keynote at MedCityNews.
Effective customer engagement in health care »
Industry executives discuss what works, what doesn't.
The future of pharma? »
Clayton Christensen, a keynote speaker at the SAS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference, shares his vision at PharmExecBlog. Also, as doctor and patient, Christensen offers unique view of health care.
SAS® Drug Development 4.1 released »
The new version makes life sciences clinical research more efficient with integrated workflow for project-management oversight and an improved SAS programming environment for easier analysis and reporting. A major pharmaceutical customer uses it to orchestrate processes via automatic job initiation and notifications.  Users are excited about the updated SAS program authoring and execution environment.
Customer Success
Crouse Hospital »
A 60-percent reduction in post-operative infections among hip surgery patients, improved results in pre-surgery antibiotic timing, and the ability to identify and intervene when patients risk readmission.
The Health Datapalooza »
June 5-6
Washington, D.C.
SAS Government Leadership Conference »
June 12
The Newseum
Washington, D.C.
Driving Innovation in Clinical R&D Through Actionable Analytics »
June 13
America's Health Insurance Plans Institute »
June 20-22
Salt Lake City
HFMA National Institute 2012 »
June 24-27
Las Vegas
(SAS presentation 4:15 p.m. June 25, Exhibit Hall Case Study Showcase Stage)
Drug Information Association/DIA »
June 24-28
Healthcare Analytics Symposium and Expo »
July 24-25
Chicago (SAS is a keynote speaker)
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