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New Opportunities Await at PharmaSUG 2016

We are looking forward to meeting new programmers and statisticians – as well as reconnecting with old friends and colleagues at the upcoming PharmaSUG 2016 conference in Denver, Colorado! We invite attendees to stop booth 12 during this year’s conference to meet the SimulStat team and to learn about the latest job openings for SAS… Read more »

It’s going to be a BIG year for Biostatisticians and Statistical Programmers

As we look back on another successful year at SimulStat, we can’t help but make some predictions about the coming year. Throughout 2015, we saw an extremely high demand for contract biostatisticians and statistical programmers. Much of this demand came from pharmaceutical and biotech companies looking to bring some of their biostatistics/statistical programming in-house versus… Read more »

Celebrating our Past, Empowering our Future at CDISC International Interchange 2015

We’re headed to Chicago, Illinois for the 2015 CDISC International Interchange, November 9-13, 2015.  This year’s theme “Celebrating our Past, Empowering our Future” paves the way for some exciting discussions about modernizing drug development and upgrading the way we get things done in order to work smarter, more efficiently, and ultimately, save more lives. Industry… Read more »

4 Tips for Leading a Successful Clinical SAS Programming Project

The following post was submitted by Steve Michaelson, Senior Clinical SAS Programmer + Project Manager at SimulStat With 16+ years as a Clinical SAS Programmer and Project Manager Consultant for pharma and biotech companies, I’ve faced a lot of challenges. And by working through these challenges, I’ve come up with a list of four important… Read more »

Join SimulStat at the Premier Event for SAS Users

PharmaSUG 2015 is coming to Orlando, Florida. It’s known as the premier event for SAS users in the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and related industries – and we are excited to be a part of it! The two and a half day event happens May 17 – 20, 2015 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando,… Read more »

Happy Employees = Happy Clients!

We know that without our employees, we wouldn’t be here. That’s why we are always looking to improve employee perks and offer the best coverage possible when it comes to important things like health and dental insurance. We also offer competitive retirement options for 401k contributions. But at SimulStat, we go beyond the basics. We… Read more »

Talented Consultants + a Great Communication Plan; Keys to a Wildly Successful Project!

With so many successful biostatistical programming + consulting projects completed last year, we decided to take a step back, review, and share which organizational attributes led to the most time-efficient and cost-effective projects completed. Whether our project was a longer, in-depth project based solution, or a quicker temporary resource based solution, we’ve learned that a… Read more »