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Predict. Prevent. Prevail. »
Industry experts and thought leaders took center stage at this year's SAS® Health Care and Life Sciences Executive Conference. Predictive analytics, they agreed, will drive change as the industries evolve to meet the needs of a fast-growing human population. 
News and Views
Miles to go ... »
DIA, the clinical research industry's largest annual meeting, has come and gone for 2010. SAS’ Jason Burke shares his take on where the industry is -- and how far it has to go.
Fixing health care: 5 solutions that work »
Predictive analytics paint a clear picture of a patient's health-related future: what risks are present, which treatments to use, and when to intervene to avoid costly, chronic or fatal illness.
Fighting fraud in Europe »
SAS joins European coalition's fight against fraud in the health-care industry.
Less crunching, more strategy »
Actuaries at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield spend less time crunching data, more time forecasting membership growth and medical claims expenses.
Have You Heard?
Innovate. Optimize. Transform »
Join your peers in Las Vegas for discussions on the most critical business and technology issues; after the event, return to the office with some fresh new strategies.
M2010 speakers announced »
Join hundreds of your peers and colleagues and listen as the brightest minds in analytics present new techniques and trends from the field. Speakers representing Health and Life Sciences include: Bryan Beatty, Highmark; Soyal Momin, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee; and Jenny Pleiman, Humana.
Wiles, Handelsman to speak at events Anne Wiles, Advanced Analytics Strategist for Health and Life Sciences at SAS, will speak on "Data Management Across the Drug Development Continuum: The Case for Data Governance" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15 during ADAPT 2010 in Arlington, Va. David Handelsman, SAS Senior Industry Consultant, will speak Sept. 28 during PhUSE Boston.
SAS® experts to cover broad range of topics at PhUSE 2010 »
From tips and techniques to driving innovation with data and text mining, don't miss the lineup of SAS and JMP speakers Oct. 17-20 at PhUSE 2010 in Berlin.

2010 IM Symposium
Sept. 12-15
Niagara Falls, NY

2010 Blue National Summit
Oct. 5-8

DMAA's The Forum 10
Oct. 13-15
Washington, DC

PhUSE 2010
Oct. 17-20

Oct. 25 – 26
Las Vegas

PBLS 2010
Oct. 26-28
Las Vegas

Nov. 1-5

Success Stories
Highmark maximizes Medicare revenues »
Health insurer saves millions of dollars by identifying patients with misdiagnosed and undiagnosed illnesses that qualify for higher Medicare reimbursements.
Livzon finds cure for lengthy budget cycles »
Pharmaceutical giant in China's competitive market relies on SAS Financial Management to make sound budget decisions across a diverse range of companies, subsidiaries and products.
White Papers
Rethinking clinical trials data integration »
Senior pharmaceutical executives and CROs share insights on how to achieve optimal clinical data integration.
The future is now »
Their peers in other industries use the technology with great success. So why are pharma firms averse to predictive market-mix analysis systems? 

Did You Know?
SAS® Global Forum 2011 »
April 4-7
Las Vegas
Health Care Data and the SAS® System »
Learn how to use SAS programming techniques to address the problems caused by the complexity in healthcare data. Classes offered in San Francisco, New York, and Cary. Register today and save 10% with our Early Bird or Group discounts.
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