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How do we achieve the promise of health analytics? »
Health care providers and insurers, drug manufacturers and researchers, and government and policy-makers must tear down the silos and other barriers to collaboration. Only then will they uncover the keys to improved outcomes, better relationships and stronger performance. Speakers at this year's SAS Health Care and Life Sciences Executive Conference explored these themes in detail.
News and Views
Is IT the enemy of good medicine? »
Not at all, says Jason Burke, Director of the SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights. In fact, it's a doctor's best friend – used as directed.
Social-ized medicine »
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs and other applications open new frontiers for research, marketing, safety, and disease management.
Costly errors »
As health care costs soar, the industry faces more pressure than ever to help patients manage chronic conditions. Yet, too many providers and payers continue to base their decisions on ill-conceived hypotheses and bad assumptions.
Risky business? »
With the Affordable Care Act, 40 million uninsured Americans are poised to join health plans and provider networks across the country. With little claims history to go on, how do you predict their impact on business?
CHAI names Hughes CMO »
Dr. Graham Hughes discusses his role in this interview. And Jason Burke, CHAI's Managing Director and Chief Strategist, provides some context.
Rx for leadership »
Biopharmaceuticals executive Charlotte Sibley shares best practices for leadership development in this SAS video blog.
Explore successful data use at ADAPT 2011 »
David Handelsman to discuss key data considerations for successful adaptive trial implementations during this year's congress in Philadelphia.
Countdown to SGF: Call for papers! »
Time to submit your boldest, most inspired industry or technology paper for SAS Global Forum 2012, scheduled for next April 22-25 in Orlando, FL.

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Training for the health care community

Craig Dickstein takes a moment to talk about his Business Knowledge Series Course, Healthcare Data and the SAS System, in a short podcast posted on the outline page. He also has a new hands-on programming workshop that compliments his course and debuts October!

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