Clinical Informatics: Decision Support

Mission statement

Improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, increase operational efficiency, reduce provider burnout, and enable discovery through the collection, presentation, and use of clinical data; and through the design, deployment, and optimization of clinical information systems.


  • Clinical Decision Support
    • Data Visualization/Results Viewing: Present complex data to the appropriate users in the correct context to drive decision making
    • Clinical Trial Search & Match: Search for and match to hundreds of clinical trials at DFCI
    • Treatment Planning/Pathways: Guide chemotherapy (and radiation therapy) treatment planning
  • Clinical Data Enablement
    • Curation Platform: Enable efficient and accurate collection of high priority clinical data based on a common data model

Key contact information

Michael Hassett: Medical Director, Clinical Information Systems, DFCI
                                Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Harvard Medical School