Tag: health analytics

Analytics | SAS Events
Kristine Vick 0
How will IoT and AI drive transformation in health care and life sciences?

As health care evolves, its entire ecosystem – from payers and providers to pharmaceutical companies and government agencies – seeks to find common ground. More data is available than ever. But transforming information into innovation is challenging. Organizations strive to create shared goals, internally and externally, trying to improve patient

Peter Chingos 0
Moving to value-based health care with episodes of care

The move to value-based payments is well underway and accelerating. The shift is putting unprecedented pressure on health care providers to better manage the cost and quality of care they deliver. Who will have a much better shot of success? Organizations that understand how well they are performing, where they have opportunities to improve

Analytics | Data for Good | Data Visualization
Robert Allison 0
How to make infectious diseases look better

The Wall Street Journal recently published some graphs about seven infectious diseases, and I tried using SAS to improve the graphs ... it's a veritable infectious disease (graph) bake-off! Let's start with Measles ... here's a screen-capture of WSJ's measles graph: In general, their graph is eye-catching, and I learned a lot

Brad Sitler 0
EHR systems should enable the triple aim, not prevent it

A recent news headline read, “Bipartisan committee wants government-subsidized electronic records systems scrutinized for ‘information blocking.’” * The question before the US Senate Appropriations Committee is whether taxpayer-funded EHR software solutions are now preventing the unrestricted exchange of medical records between health care organizations. If this is in fact the case,