At Massachusetts General, an Assertive Push into CDS for Radiologists

01 Dec 2015 2:15 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

December 1, 2015 | Mark Hagland | Healthcare Informatics

Dr. Tarik Alkasab is helping to lead a highly innovative CDS initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital

At Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Tarik Alkasab, M.D., Ph.D., service chief for Informatics /IT and Operations, and a practicing radiologist, is helping to lead an important initiative around establishing and expanding a menu of clinical decision support offerings intended to help radiologists at the very busy hospital, which performs nearly one million radiological studies a year, and whose medical staff includes 200 radiologists—about 120 attendings, about 30 residents, and about 50 fellows.

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