SAS Health Analytics Forum Live Stream Will Feature Former HHS CTO and Concussion Doctor

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Analytics-focused sessions on episodes of care, clinical trials, population health, consumer engagement and data management

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The annual SAS Health Analytics Executive Forum offers health care providers, health plans, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies greater insight into their patients and the use of analytics to improve care delivery, costs and outcomes. This year’s conference on Wednesday, May 4, features world-class keynotes and analytics-focused sessions, and will be streamed live and free.

The keynotes are Bryan Sivak, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and former Chief Technology Officer of the US Department of Health and Human Services; and Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first doctor to diagnose chronic brain damage in NFL athletes and subject of the film Concussion (starring Will Smith as Omalu).

Live Stream of Conference Keynotes and Sessions on May 4
Conference sessions and keynotes will be streamed live from SAS headquarters in Cary, NC, on Wednesday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET.

“Each year we host more than 300 invited executives across the health ecosystem to engage in powerful conversations about analytics, real-life best practices and industry trends,” said Dan Cain, Vice President and General Manager of SAS Health and Life Sciences. “To increase our capacity and global scope for the inspiring keynote presentations and executive leadership panels, we live stream the main sessions and invite you to join us.”

Other scheduled presenters include SAS CEO Jim Goodnight, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Randy Guard, and executives from:

  •     AmeriHealth Caritas
  •     Cigna
  •     Highmark
  •     CareSource
  •     Catholic Health Initiatives
  •     DataMetica
  •     Duke University
  •     Forbes
  •     INC Research
  •     OhioHealth
  •     PAREXEL
  •     UPMC Health Services Division

For an agenda and complimentary registration to view streaming content, visit SAS Health Analytics Virtual Forum.

About SAS® for Health Analytics
SAS for health analytics helps determine the best decisions for both patients and health care organizations, improving health while better managing costs. Through modeling, optimization, predictive analytics and business intelligence, health and life sciences organizations can strengthen financial performance, deepen consumer relationships and improve health care outcomes.

About SAS
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