Yaorong Ge, Ph.D.

Software and Information Systems - CCI
Professor, Graduate Program Director, Health Informatics and Analytics

Education: Ph.D. in Computer Science-Medical Engineering, Vanderbilt University.

Courses Taught: Big Data Design, Storage, and Provenance in Healthcare HCIP 6160, Advanced Health Data Integration HCIP 6393, Introduction to Programming for Health Informatics HCIP 5376

Dr. Yaorong Ge's research focuses on imaging informatics and ontology-based informatics systems development. His studies include research Health Informatics, Clinical Information and Decision Support Systems, Data Warehousing, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, Medical Imaging and Image Analysis. Dr. Ge also has strong experience in industry-strength software development. He co-founded and managed a medical software company to commercialize virtual colonoscopy and radiology structured reporting technologies. As Chief Technology Officer of the company, he established rigorous software engineering processes and a strong engineering team that produced state-of-the-art, FDA cleared imaging information systems, as well as a clinical ontology for radiology reporting. After the startup was acquired by IDX Corporation, an industry leader in healthcare IT before being merged into GE Healthcare, he became the Director of the software development team of IDX’s radiology information system division.

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