SAS Institute

Healthcare analytics finally maturing, SAS top doc says

In an interview with MedCity News at HIMSS15 in Chicago, SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights CMO Dr. Graham Hughes said that said healthcare providers and payers alike are looking at complete analytics platforms now, no longer just taking piecemeal approaches. And they are looking to the cloud.

Health IT

GE Healthcare executive Hughes named to SAS post

SAS Institute has hired GE Healthcare executive Dr. Graham Hughes to become the new chief medical officer for its health data analytics initiative. Hughes, who had been chief medical informatics officer for GE Healthcare, is now charged with helping Cary, North Carolina-based SAS further develop its health informatics strategy. The business intelligence software firm in […]

Health IT

SAS Institute launches healthcare industry think tank ‘CHAI’

Business intelligence software giant SAS Institute is launching a health industry think tank to help hospitals, payors, drug companies and others navigate the growing role that analytics and statistics play throughout the health sector. The SAS Center for Health Analytics and Insights, or CHAI, will be formally announced Thursday at the company’s annual Health & […]

Health IT

Life sciences software firm d-Wise names SAS veteran new CEO

Life sciences software company d-Wise has bumped its top business development executive up to the CEO role. Bud Whitmeyer joined Raleigh, North Carolina-based d-Wise last summer as vice president of strategy and corporate development. Whitmeyer has more than 30 years experience in the technology field, including 12 years working in R&D at Cary, North Carolina […]