Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biomedical Informatics
As a value-based clinical data scientist at the OhioHealth Group, Dr. Gascon is responsible for leading the development, management and overall coordination of data analytics to facilitate the performance improvement and program development with the OhioHealth Group’s (OHG) clinically integrated network (CIN). In this context, Dr. Gascon develops hypotheses, tests and analyzes study results, and utilizes knowledge of health system operations, managed care and clinical care to guide performance improvement efforts for the organization. Dr. Gascon serves as the liaison to OhioHealth and OhioHealth Group Data and Clinical Excellence Teams, and is the Principal Investigator for the OhioHealth Group. In that context he consults with system leaders, clinical guidance councils and surgical teams on program evaluations as well as quality improvement and measurement improvement efforts.
Since 2007, Dr. Gascon has lectured on statistics, research design and methods, health analytics, and program evaluation at The Ohio State University. Since 2014, he has served on the Cochrane Methodology Review Group under coordinating editor Mike Clarke at Queens University in Belfast, Ireland. Since joining the University, he has authored or co-authored more than 40 papers, posters and presentations on health care services, costs and utilization; he holds a courtesy faculty appointment in the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the College of Medicine. In 2016 Dr. Gascon was selected to serve on the Scientific Organizing Committee of the 2018 International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, the primary conference of the Health Policy Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association.