Visualizing a Pandemic: Charting the West Nile Virus with Data

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Teemu Kettunen, Systems Engineer, SAS State & Local Government

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Public health projects vary in scope but always have critical data and analytic needs. From data collection and reporting to prevention analysis and control, public health agencies play a fundamental and complex role in keeping our communities safe. In this webcast, SAS will show how health organizations can use SAS Visual Analytics to uncover trends and patterns within their operating environment and transform those to actionable information to decision makers. The content of this demonstration is based on publicly available West Nile data from California Public Health Open Data Portal. The dataset contains positive cases of West Nile virus found in humans by county of residence from 2006 to 2015. Dashboarding and data visualization empower you with: - Ability to easily create custom reports and do real-time analysis of health/non-health data sets in near real-time - Pre-built reports and templates provide support for analyzing and monitoring health data in addition to the impactful relationship between health and non-health data - Advanced predictive analytics integrated into a reporting environment to streamline health analytic initiatives and get the right people the right insight at the right time For more information, contact: - Client Manager - Systems Engineer

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