Dr. Farzad Mostashari to keynote SAS Health Analytics Executive Conference

Former ONC National Coordinator joins health care and life science executives to share trends and best practices for big data analytics, data visualization, data transparency; conference also viewable via webcast 

Analytics is increasingly indispensable as the health care industry moves toward greater transparency. To address the latest efforts to improve data transparency, care delivery and consumer engagement, more than 300 thought leaders will convene at the 11th Annual SAS Health Analytics Executive Conference in Cary, NC, on May 14.

Among the many noted industry leaders joining the discussion are Farzad Mostashari, MD, former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and John F. Crowley, Chairman and CEO of Amicus Therapeutics. Mostashari is currently a visiting fellow of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at the Brookings Institution. Crowley was the inspiration for the major motion picture, Extraordinary Measures.

“The ongoing transition from volume to value in US health care is fundamentally a data-driven exercise,” said Graham Hughes, MD, Chief Medical Officer for the SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights. “Our customers are focusing on scalable analytic solutions that are designed to handle big data being surfaced through cross-industry collaborations. The conference discussions and best practice sharing among industry stakeholders from health care, pharma, biotech and insurance organizations are invaluable.”

Virtual Conference

While the event at SAS headquarters in Cary is invitation only, others can view most of the conference proceedings via webcast on Wednesday, May 14, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET. For details and to register visit SAS Health Analytics Virtual Conference.

About SAS® for Health Analytics

SAS for Health Analytics encompasses the technologies and skills needed to deliver business and clinical insights into the complex interdependencies that drive medical outcomes, costs and oversight. Through modeling, optimization, predictive analytics and business intelligence, organizations can strengthen financial performance, deepen consumer relationships and improve health care delivery for better outcomes across the entire spectrum of health industries.

O společnosti SAS

Společnost SAS Institute je celosvětovým předním dodavatelem řešení a služeb pro Business Analytics, Business Intelligence a Big Data. Jedná se o největší soukromě vlastněnou softwarovou společnost na světě, její stabilita a síla jsou podloženy trvalým nárůstem výnosů od založení v roce 1976, tedy po dobu více než 35 let. Přes 20 % z obratu společnosti investuje SAS každoročně do výzkumu a vývoje produktů. Výsledkem jsou moderní a inovativní řešení, která pomáhají celosvětově více jak 70 000 společnostem zlepšit výkon a vytvářet větší hodnotu díky realizaci lepších a rychlejších rozhodnutí. SAS dává zákazníkům THE POWER TO KNOW®.

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