IMPROVING OUTCOMES WITH DATA: PRIORITIES FOR HEALTH CARE ANALYTICS IN 2016
On May 3-4, SAS hosted its Health Analytics Executive Forum for the 13th time. The annual event, held at SAS’s headquarters in North Carolina, brought together 350 analytics leaders and innovators from all facets of healthcare: insurance companies (i.e. payers), hospital networks and pharmacies (providers), pharmaceutical and life sciences companies (manufacturers), and the many small and not-so-small (yes, government) organizations that comprise the healthcare industry’s substrate.
Taken together, the wide range of attendees’ roles in healthcare and life sciences reflects the multifaceted challenge facing both individual companies and the industry as a