Philip Chen

Chief Healthcare Informatics OfficerSonic Healthcare USAAustin, TX
Philip Chen

Bio: Philip Chen, M.D., Ph.D. is a board-certified pathologist and the Chief Healthcare Informatics Officer at Sonic Healthcare USA. He leads Sonic’s informatics initiatives and products, including the development of the iMorpheus clinical decision support, patient engagement and care coordination software. Phil is known in the fields of Clinical Pathology and Pathology Informatics. He has developed several community and population-based informatics initiatives which have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and CNN Headline News. In recent years Phil has been focusing on using data-driven tools to enhance population health management through individual patient-specific interventions and identify specific financial beneficiaries in these services. The integration of clinical and financial data has led to certain innovative value- and outcome-based reimbursement strategies at Sonic.

Dr. Chen received his MD and PhD from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and completed his pathology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Prior to joining Sonic, he was Professor, Vice Chair, Chief of Clinical Pathology and Director of Informatics at the University of Miami and Jackson Health Systems. He also founded Cognoscenti Health Institute in 2002, a laboratory company in Florida which was acquired by Sonic.