Live stream of SAS Health Analytics Forum to feature genomic pioneer, sessions on real-world use of analytics

Population health, consumer empowerment and value-based payment models among topics

The US health care system is in the midst of the largest transformation since the introduction of Medicare as providers and plans work to improve patient health outcomes while lowering costs. On May 20, the SAS Health Analytics Executive Forum will convene health care and life sciences thought leaders to share insights about improving care delivery, consumer engagement and population health.

Live Stream of Conference Keynotes and Sessions on May 20

Conference sessions and keynotes will be streamed live from SAS headquarters in Cary, NC on Wednesday, May 20, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. ET. For an agenda and complimentary registration to view streaming content, visit SAS Health Analytics Virtual Forum.

Eric Topol, MD, Director of Scripps Translational Science Institute and author of the best seller The Patient Will See You Now, and Mike Schlappi, four-time Paralympic medalist and author, are the keynotes.

Other scheduled presenters include SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and executives from:

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
  • Cigna
  • Dignity Health
  • Geneia
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • International Institute for Analytics
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Optum
  • UPMC Insurance Services Division

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.

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