Dr. Fred E. "Chip" Masarie, Jr. has been active in medical informatics for the past 30 years and leads IMO's terminology architecture, processes, and editorial vision. He brings a pragmatic approach to a complex area.
Before joining IMO, he has been helping companies define and implement a terminology strategy. Prior to that, he was the Enterprise Terminology Management Architect with GE Medical Systems IT. In this role, he developed a terminology management strategy which included bringing a point-of-care perspective to the GEMS-IT enterprise systems initiative.
He spent many years designing and building terminology and clinical content solutions in his role as Clinical Development Leader at Medicalogic.
Dr. Masarie also built clinical decision support software (co-developed Quick Medical Reference) and was Chief Scientist at First DataBank, where he was also instrumental in the "physicianization" of their knowledge bases.
Dr. Masarie is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.