Brian R. Jackson, MD, MS
Vice President, Chief Medical Informatics Officer
As vice president and chief medical informatics officer, Dr. Jackson directs the Informatics Department at ARUP, including ARUP Consult®, decision support, product management, informatics software development, and ATOP® consulting. He is also the medical director for Referral Testing and an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah. He received his BA in mathematics, his MS in medical informatics, and his MD from the University of Utah, and completed a clinical pathology residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Prior to his employment at ARUP, Dr. Jackson was a staff clinical pathologist and informaticist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, a product manager for a Belgium-based medical software firm, and a National Library of Medicine informatics fellow at the University of Utah. Dr. Jackson’s research interests include economic analysis of diagnostic testing and physician utilization of laboratory tests. He is certified in clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology.
- Faculty Listing
- Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory. "The Value of Data Mining. " January 2009.
- The Medscape Journal of Medicine. Web Cast Video Editorials. "We Should Stop Paying for Diagnostic Failure and its Downstream Consequences." October 2008.
- Washington G2 Reports. "Analyzing Test Ordering Patterns Helps Labs Cut Costs and Minimize Waste." December 2007.
- Clinics in Laboratory Medicine. "Managing Laboratory Test Use: Principles and Tools." December 2007.