Daniel J. Nigrin, MD, MS, is the Senior Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Officer at Children’s Hospital Boston, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, a senior faculty member of the Children’s Hospital Informatics Program (CHIP), and an active and practicing member of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s.
Dr. Nigrin’s research interests developed at CHIP include large-scale clinical data mining and electronic patient-physician communication systems. As CIO, Dr. Nigrin is responsible for all clinical, research, teaching and administrative IT systems at one of the world’s preeminent institutions for pediatric clinical care and research, serving over 8000 staff.
As a practicing physician, medical informatics researcher, and information technology executive, he is in a unique position to put into practice cutting edge technologies and ideas developed by CHIP and other biomedical informatics centers of excellence, bringing advances to patient care practice, quality, and research, but all the while keeping in mind the needs and workflows of busy clinicians.
Clinical data mining
Electronic Patient-Physician communication systems
Electronic Medical Record systems