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Health analytics: Brighter insights, better care »
More than 500 thought leaders and executives were on hand to discuss the promise of data and analytics in improving innovation, delivery, costs, and outcomes at this year's SAS Health Care & Life Sciences Executive Conference. This paper summarizes the Executive Leadership Panel Discussion led by SAS Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Graham Hughes, and features perspectives from pharmaceutical, payer, policy and provider communities as well as insights from keynote speakers Dr. Don Berwick, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Dr. Clay Christensen, author and Harvard Business School professor.
Best Practices
BCBSNC: Analytics drives quality care »
The ability to spot patterns and relationships in data reveals which provider behaviors produce results that are most effective and most efficient.
Consumer Engagement in the Post-Reform Era »
Download this free e-book to find out what makes consumer engagement more than just a fad – and how payers can use it as a long-term strategy to reduce risk and cut costs.
Podcast: Merck grows consumer care business »
Paula Kowalczyk, Senior Director for Merck Consumer Care IT, shares insights on achieving marketing operations excellence.
Webinar: Get Better Therapies to Market Faster »
Learn about a cost-effective analysis and reporting solution that grows with your organization and improves the efficiency and productivity of drug development processes.
End-to-End Management of Clinical Trials Data »
This white paper discusses how bringing together granular, well-documented clinical data will lead to shorter trials, better models, and higher-quality drug submissions.
Videos: Managed markets »
With health-care reform, what trends should we recognize in managed markets, risk arrangements, and pharma and payer relationships?
Training: Health Care Data and the SAS® System »
Also, check out the hands-on programming workshop.
Opinion
Hard to swallow »
With all the money drug makers spend evaluating their products, why don't insurers trust them?
The future of health care, in retrospect »
From simple forecasts to wild-card scenarios, providers are starting to do more with predictive analytics.
Events
4 key SAS events in October
This October, SAS will present four key events, including The Series – Las Vegas. To learn more, visit the websites for the SAS Championship (Oct. 2-7), Analytics 2012 (Oct. 8-9) and IDEAS 2012 (Oct. 8-10).
6th Digital Pharma East »
October 15-18, Philadelphia
CDISC Interchange 2012 »
October 21-26, Baltimore
NHCAA Annual Training Institute »
November 13-15, Anaheim, CA
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