BookmarkSubscribeRSS Feed
ShelleySessoms
Community Manager

SAS Global Forum 2016 just ended, but we are already looking ahead to 2017. We are in the planning stages for papers and presentations and would like your input. What topics would you like to see covered next year? Please be as specific as possible. This conference is for YOU, so we want to ensure the presentations hit the mark. 

1 REPLY 1
DarthPathos
Lapis Lazuli | Level 10

Hey Shelley!

 

As someone who is recently getting into this very large area of Simulation, I would love to see a paper on setting up Simulations where I want to model multiple variables (for example, if I'm modelling a Patient Population, i want to simulate data on Age, Length of Time Waiting, Race, and Surgeon who has been booked for the procedure).  I would love a paper that provided step-by-step process of how to create this dataset, including setting up the rules of logic (Surgeon A only does Procedures 1, 2 and 4).  

 

I'd also like an introduction to optimization, focusing on Health Care - for example, if i need to find out the surgical supplies to consistently have a procedure cost less than $1000 for example.  I don't know this would be considered OR, but I'm struggling to find a way to determine the characteristics of shorter versus longer procedures of the same type.  Two patients go in to see Surgeon A for the same procedure, and one takes 2 hours and the other takes 3 1/2 hours - is there a method to determine what factor(s) could have potentially played a role?  For example, is it the nurse, the anasethesiologist etc. or something else (first case of the day versus last case)?

 

Pleae let me know if you need more information 🙂

Thanks

Chris

Has my article or post helped? Please mark as Solution or Like the article!

SAS INNOVATE 2024

Innovate_SAS_Blue.png

Registration is open! SAS is returning to Vegas for an AI and analytics experience like no other! Whether you're an executive, manager, end user or SAS partner, SAS Innovate is designed for everyone on your team. Register for just $495 by 12/31/2023.

If you are interested in speaking, there is still time to submit a session idea. More details are posted on the website. 

Register now!

Multiple Linear Regression in SAS

Learn how to run multiple linear regression models with and without interactions, presented by SAS user Alex Chaplin.

Find more tutorials on the SAS Users YouTube channel.

Discussion stats
  • 1 reply
  • 744 views
  • 1 like
  • 2 in conversation