Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital
Jason Baron, MD, is a clinical pathologist and clinical informaticist. He divides his professional efforts between an academic and clinical role at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an industry role as a computational pathology consultant, providing support to Roche Diagnostics.
Dr. Baron’s research interests are focused the application of artificial intelligence and analytics to laboratory diagnosis. His clinical responsibilities are within the MGH clinical Core Laboratory and include utilization-management, quality-improvement, clinical analytics and clinical informatics. Dr. Baron also serves as an assistant medical director within his hospital’s physicians organization, where he analyzes clinical and laboratory data to identify and reduce unwarranted inter-physician variation in laboratory test ordering. Dr. Baron is a part-time Assistant Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and helps to train pathology residents and pathology informatics fellows.