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Rasu Shrestha, MD, MBA
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Rasu  Shrestha, MD, MBA

  • ​Vice President, Medical Information Technology 
  • Medical Director, Interoperability and Imaging Informatics 
  • Chief, Division of Radiology Informatics

A radiologist and champion of patient-centered care, Rasu Shrestha, MD, MBA, is a leader in applying medical informatics to the delivery of health care in an effort to improve safety, quality and efficiency.

At UPMC, he is focused on tapping vast repositories of patient data to provide truly meaningful information and intelligence to clinicians at the point of care. He also works closely with UPMC's leading corporate partners on advances in interoperability, natural language processing, image archiving and other technologies.

As medical director of digital imaging informatics at UPMC, Dr. Shrestha was one of the chief architects of SingleView, a first-of-its-kind system for providing radiologists and other clinicians with a unified view of a patient's imaging studies across UPMC's 20 hospitals and 30 imaging centers.

SingleView has been instrumental in reducing unnecessary testing and streamlining the work of clinicians, and the work of Dr. Shrestha and his team earned UPMC the Healthcare Innovation Award from InformationWeek in 2010.

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