Lee Shirkey
Sr Industry Consultant

Lee Shirkey is a Sr. Consultant in the SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights, a strategic research and incubation group focused on scalable applications of advanced analytics across the healthcare and life sciences industries. His responsibilities primarily include the identification, assessment and valuation of concepts for new software capabilities and solutions for these industries. Prior to joining SAS, Lee was VP of Business Development for PierianDx, a clinical genomics company.

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Health care spending waste? Analytics is the answer

We have all heard many times about how much the US spends on health care each year. But let’s hear it again . . .  because it is staggering: According to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in 2013, the national health expenditure (NHE) grew to $2.9 trillion. That