Division of Imaging Services
Section of Informatics
Parag Patel, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, Section Chief
The Section of Informatics is responsible for strategic planning, implementation, and ongoing operation of information systems in the Department of Radiology. Informatics faculty conduct basic and applied research in the application of information technology to medicine, and provide education to medical students and graduate students in medical informatics.
The Section of Informatics -- together with the Decision Systems and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee -- founded the Medical Informatics and Decision Science (MIDAS) Consortium. Since 1995, the MIDAS Consortium has conducted research and supported education in medical informatics and decision science.