A Collaborative Research Center of Physicians, Researchers, Executives, and Innovators

MESH Innovation and Operations Research Center (MESH IO)

MESH IO is a unique inter-disciplinary research Center sitting within the MESH Incubator. IO spans Mass General Brigham, Harvard Medical and Harvard Business School and is comprised of specialty leaders, including physicians and executives, in innovation and operations in healthcare. This creative marriage of both innovation and operations researchers is dedicated to investigating key aspects of business in healthcare through original research and thought-leading papers for the medical community. The group is comprised of faculty and executives from different specialties, including medicine, radiology, emergency medicine, surgery and more.

Core Group

Marc D. Succi, MD | Sanjay Saini, MD | Michael H. Lev, MD | Ali S. Raja, MD MBA MPH | Anand Prabhakar, MD MBA | Brian Yun, MD | Ben White, MD | Ray Liu, MD | Michael S. Gee, MD PhD | David Rosman, MD MBA | Mark Zhang, DO |  Oleg Piankyh, PhD | Tarik Alkasab, MD | Matt Li, MD | Tommy An, MD | Min Lang, MD | Laura Naccarato, MD MBA | Ken Chang, PhD | David Whitehead, MD MBA | Bruno Panzarini, MD | Haan Razak | Will Ge | Peter Zheng | Alex Chan | Anthony Fraga | Ottavia Zattra | Hyeon Ju Song | Jean Filo | Jowa Shi | Julia Song | Moses Flash | Nancy Lu | Nicole Kim | Okechi Boms | Abraham Cheloff | Aditya Jain | Azan Virji | Debby Cheng | Marta Williams | Evan Beiter | Nathan Mallipeddi | Baily Nagle

Select Peer-Reviewed Publications (Since 2020)

  1. Yosef Berlyand, John Anthony Fraga, Marc D Succi, Brian J Yun, Andy Hung-Yi Lee, Joshua J Baugh, David Whitehead, Ali S Raja, Anand M Prabhakar. Impact of iodinated contrast allergies on emergency department operations. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2022
  2. Ghoshal S, Rigney G, Cheng D, Brumit R, Gee, MS, Hodin, R, Lillemoe, KA, Levine W, Succi, MD. Institutional Surgical Response and Associated Volume Trends Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic and Postvaccination Recovery Period. JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(8):e2227443. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.27443
  3. Azan Z. Virji, Abraham Z. Cheloff, Soham Ghoshal, Baily Nagle, Teddy Z. Guo, Michael H. Lev, Ali S. Raja, Michael S. Gee, Marc D. Succi. Analysis of self-initiated visits for cervical trauma at urgent care centers and subsequent emergency department referral. 2022 Aug 10
  4. Badawy M, Solomon N, Elsayes KM, Soliman M, Diaz-Marchan P, Succi MD, Pourvaziri A, Lev MH, Mellnick VM, Gomez-Cintron A, Revzin MV. Nonaccidental Injury in the Elderly: What Radiologists Need to Know. Radiographics. 2022 Jul 08; 220017. PMID: 35802501.
  5. Kim D, Chung J, Choi J, Succi MD, Conklin J, Longo MGF, Ackman JB, Little BP, Petranovic M, Kalra MK, Lev MH, Do S. Accurate auto-labeling of chest X-ray images based on quantitative similarity to an explainable AI model. Nat Commun. 2022 Apr 06; 13(1):1867. PMID: 35388010.
  6. Boms O, Shi Z, Mallipeddi N, Chung JJ, Marks WH, Whitehead DC, Succi MD. Integrating innovation as a core objective in medical training. Nat Biotechnol. 2022 Mar; 40(3):434-437. PMID: 35296823.
  7. Ali Pourvaziri, Anand K Narayan, David Tso, Vinit Baliyan, McKinley Glover IV, Bernardo C Bizzo, Bashar Kako, Marc D Succi, Michael H Lev, Efren J Flores. Imaging Information Overload: Quantifying the burden of interpretive and non-interpretive tasks for CT angiography for aortic pathologies in emergency radiology. Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology. 2022.
  8. Lang M, Cartmell S, Tabari A, Briggs D, Pianykh O, Kirsch J, Cauley S, Lo WC, Risacher S, Filho AG, Succi MD, Rapalino O, Schaefer P, Conklin J, Huang SY. Evaluation of the Aggregated Time Savings in Adopting Fast Brain MRI Techniques for Outpatient Brain MRI. Acad Radiol. 2021 Oct 08. PMID: 34635436.
  9. Ottavia Zattra, Anthony Fraga, Nancy Lu, Michael S Gee, Raymond W Liu, Michael H Lev, James A Brink, Sanjay Saini, Min Lang, Marc D Succi. Trends in cancer imaging by indication, care setting, and hospital type during the COVID‐19 pandemic and recovery at four hospitals in Massachusetts. Cancer Med. 2021 Aug 6. doi: 10.1002/cam4.4183. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34355873.
  10. Succi MD, Chang K, An T, Rosman DA, Raja AS, Gee MS, Lev MH, Liu RW, Saini S, Brink JA. Increased per-patient imaging utilization in an emergency department setting during COVID-19. Clin Imaging. 2021;80:77-82. doi:10.1016/j.clinimag.2021.06.003
  11. Li MD, Wood PA, Alkasab TK, Lev MH, Kalpathy-Cramer J, Succi MD. Automated tracking of emergency department abdominal CT findings during the COVID-19 pandemic using natural language processing. Am J Emerg Med. 2021 May 27;49:52-57. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2021.05.057. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34062318; PMCID: PMC8154187.
  12. Chan AK, Wu C, Cheung A, Succi MD. Characterization of an open access medical news platform readership during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Med Internet Res. 2021 Apr 16. doi: 10.2196/26666. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33866307.
  13. Jan Witowski, Jongmoon Choi, Soomin Jeon, Doyun Kim, Joowon Chung, John Conklin, Maria Figueiro Gabriela Longo, Marc D. Succi, Synho Do. MarkIt: A collaborative artificial intelligence annotation platform leveraging blockchain for medical imaging research. 2021.
  14. D’Alessandro HA, Gilman MD, Kambadakone A, Lamb LR, Lehman CD, Mendoza DP, Succi MD. Unilateral Lymphadenopathy After COVID-19 Vaccination: A Practical Management Plan for Radiologists Across Specialties. J Am Coll Radiol. 2021 Mar 04. PMID: 33713605.
  15. Snyder A, Jang S, Nazari IS, Som A, Flores EJ, Succi MD, Little BP. Google search volume trends for cancer screening terms during the COVID-19 pandemic. J Med Screen. 2021 Mar 04; 969141321999426. PMID: 33663240.
  16. Chonde, Pourvarazi, Williams, McGowan, Moskos, Alavarez, Narayan, Daye, Flores, Succi. RadTranslate™: An AI-powered intervention for urgent imaging to enhance care equity for patients with limited English proficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2021
  17. Lang, Yeung, McLoud, Petranovic, Flores, Som, Shepard, Prabhakar, Saini, Succi*, Little*. Operational challenges of a low-dose CT lung cancer screening program during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2020. *co-senior authors.
  18. Guitron, Piankyh, Succi, Lang, Brink. COVID-19: Recovery Models for Radiology Departments. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 2020.
  19. Lang M, Yeung T, Mendoza DP, Flores EJ, Som A, Lang AL, Pianykh OS, Lee SI, Saini S, Little BP, Succi MD. Imaging Volume Trends and Recovery During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Comparative Analysis Between a Large Urban Academic Hospital and Its Affiliated Imaging Centers. Acad Radiol. 2020 Aug 15. PMID: 32830030.
  20. Succi MD, Zamarron BF, Fintelmann FJ, Andriole KP, Ottensmeyer MP, Whitehead DC, Harris GJ, McLoud TC, Brink JA, Gee MS, Uppot RN. Initial Experience Integrating a Hands-On Innovation Curriculum Into a Radiology Residency Program and Department. J Am Coll Radiol. 2020 May 16. PMID: 32428436.
  21. Succi MD, Yun BJ, Rao S, Rao S, Gottumukkala RV, Glover M, White BA, Lev MH, Raja AS, Prabhakar AM. Turning around cancer: Oncology imaging and implications for emergency department radiology workflow. Am J Emerg Med. 2020 02; 38(2):317-320. PMID: 31759782.