Overview

Dr. Baron is a medical director of the core laboratories of the Pathology Service at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has an active role in the department's bioinformatics and computational pathology initiatives.

Departments

Pathology

Clinical Interests
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Pathology Informatics
Medical Education
  • MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Clinical Informatics
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Provider Gender
Male

Biography

Jason Baron, MD, is a medical director in the Core Laboratory and an investigator in Pathology Informatics within the Department of Pathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Baron's research interests are focused on clinical decision support for laboratory testing and the application of statistical methods, and "big-data" analytics to enhance laboratory diagnosis. He is particularly interested in the use of artificial intelligence to derive more precise and patient-specific, diagnostic, prognostic and prescriptive information from sets of routine "commodity" laboratory data. His clinical responsibilities include overseeing reference laboratory testing as well as advancing quality improvement and utilization management initiatives throughout the Core Lab. 

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Research interests include

  • Use of machine learning to improve the diagnostic value of laboratory testing
  • Clinical decision support for laboratory testing 
  • Applications of informatics and big-data analytics to laboratory utilization management
Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Contact

Pathology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-0610
E-mail me:
jmbaron@partners.org
Visit my website:
http://www.massgeneral.org/pathology/clinical/core_laboratory.aspx