Richard Loomis, MD

Practice Fusion

Richard Loomis, MD

Director of Medical Informatics at Practice Fusion


Dr. Loomis is the Director of Medical Informatics at Practice Fusion, Inc., the largest physician-patient platform. As a member of the product team, he oversees the clinical optimization of Practice Fusion’s health IT solutions, including the design and development of their electronic health record and patient portal platforms for physicians, patients, and partners. In addition to his role on the product team, Dr. Loomis also serves as a physician and informatics advisor to other departments within the organization, including business development, legal, design, and marketing. With an extensive background in both healthcare and informatics, Dr. Loomis brings strong clinical and technical expertise to company initiatives related to workflow optimization, clinical decision support, quality measurement, and analytics. 

Prior to joining Practice Fusion, Dr. Loomis was the physician lead of the Southern California Medical Informatics group with Kaiser Permanente, where he managed a large team of healthcare professionals on a wide range of informatics projects from natural language processing to predictive analytics. He also architected a population care management platform for approximately 4 million patients and supervised numerous clinical data mining projects involving both structured and unstructured data.

Dr. Loomis received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Michigan and completed an Informatics Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He trained in anesthesiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Prior to his medical education, Dr. Loomis received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in Applied Economics and Management.