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Best wishes for a prosperous new year! »

As 2011 comes to a close, we reflect on the year and count our many blessings.  Counting you among our customers is something for which we are especially grateful. Thank you for your business and your continued support of SAS in your organization.

On behalf of all of us in Health and Life Sciences at SAS, we wish you much success and all the best in the new year.

Happy holidays from your friends at SAS!

Kecia Serwin
Vice President, SAS® Health and Life Sciences


Views and News
'Low-quality, plan-focused' back surgery, anyone? »
In the lexicography of provider brochures and vision statements, "high-quality" and "patient-centered" are equally trite – and often meaningless. But not much longer.
5 ways health plans can ensure customer focus »
Just like the doctors and hospitals they reimburse, health insurers must change the way they operate to compete in the transforming US system.
Predictive analytics and you »
How decision support for individual consumers will allow plans and providers to deliver a system that is, in fact, patient-centric.
Rx Social Media »
Watch our series of videos examining the issues – and opportunities – ahead for pharmaceutical companies as they engage in social media.
How big is Big Data? »
The answer has more to do with value than volume.
Is health insurance fraud getting easier? »
Ironically, the era of cost-saving electronic medical records has opened new doors for fraud.
Events
HIMSS12 Annual Conference & Exhibition »
Feb. 20-24, 2012
Las Vegas, NV
FDA/PhUSE Annual Computational Science Symposium »
March 19-20, 2012
Silver Spring, MD
9th Annual SAS Health and Life Sciences Executive Conference »
May 9-10, 2012
Cary, NC
White Papers
Confessions of a Clinical Programmer: Creating SDTM Domains with SAS® »
Manage the Challenges of Health Care Reform »
The Power of Health Analytics: Informed decisions, improved outcomes »
Webinar
Make patients part of the team »
Tune in Dec. 13 for the webcast, "Five Best Practices to Engage Patients as Active Members of the Care Team."
Customer Stories
GE Healthcare »
All it takes to prevent medical near-misses in the first place is a "healthyimagination."
AstraZeneca »
Automated management of production data lowers manufacturing costs.
Education
Intro to Causal Inference-NEW! »
Learn how to test whether your results can be attributed to a given cause. This course shows students how to analyze data from randomized controlled experiments as well as observational studies by introducing methods like propensity-score matching and adjustment.
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