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Analytics | Fraud & Security Intelligence
Tom Wriggins 0
Fighting fraud in the new world of Value-Based Payments

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Value-Based Payments (VBP), health care’s new magic, “silver bullet” that will solve all our fraud problems. Last month, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a press release entitled, “HHS Proposes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Reforms to Support Value-Based and

Analytics | Data Visualization
Rick Wicklin 0
Create biplots in SAS

Biplots are two-dimensional plots that help to visualize relationships in high dimensional data. A previous article discusses how to interpret biplots for continuous variables. The biplot projects observations and variables onto the span of the first two principal components. The observations are plotted as markers; the variables are plotted as

Work & Life at SAS
Lisa Allred 0
When Parents Disagree

This is an issue I hear about from parents all of the time.  Sometimes the disagreements are small, and sometimes they are very significant.  As your child ages, the stakes become even higher when parents can't get on the same page.  Here are a few common ways that parents find themselves

Learn SAS | Programming Tips
Rick Wicklin 0
Round to even

In grade school, students learn how to round numbers to the nearest integer. In later years, students learn variations, such as rounding up and rounding down by using the greatest integer function and least integer function, respectively. My sister, who is an engineer, learned a rounding method that rounds half-integers

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The Gift of Reading

“Let us remember: one book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world." — Malala Yousafzei Growing up with dyslexia was a challenge but what I most clearly remember are the successes. I attribute much of this to my dad’s dedication to my education and reading skills.

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