CHIME and Fellow Industry Stakeholders Call on CMS to Expedite MU Modifications Rule

Released July 31, 2015


Provider and Vendor Concerns Build Surrounding Delay in Rule’s Release ANN ARBOR, MI, July 31, 2015 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) joined a diverse group 18 industry stakeholders today, urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to finalize the rule that sets meaningful use requirements for 2015 through 2017…. read more

Tegethoff Named Vice President of CHIME Technologies, Inc.

Released July 31, 2015


ANN ARBOR, MI, July 31, 2015 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gretchen Tegethoff, FCHIME, CHCIO as its Vice President of CHIME Technologies, Inc.  The new leadership role will help promote the organization’s for-profit entity created last year to support innovative and robust products and… read more

CHIME Applauds House Bill that Makes Necessary Improvements to Meaningful Use Program

Released July 30, 2015


Statement from CHIME CEO and President Russell P. Branzell, FCHIME, CHCIO and CHIME Board of Trustees Chair Charles E. Christian, CHCIO, LCHIME, FCHIME ANN ARBOR, MI, July 30, 2015 – We commend Congresswoman Renee Ellmers for introducing H.R. 3309 – the Further Flexibility in HIT Reporting and Advancing Interoperability Act or “Flex-IT 2 Act” –… read more

CHIME Statement on 21st Century Cures Passage

Released July 10, 2015


Statement from CHIME Interim Vice President of Public Policy, Leslie Krigstein ANN ARBOR, MI, JULY 10, 2015 – The 21st Century Cures Act is a landmark piece of legislation that will move our nation closer to a 21st Century healthcare system. As recognized in this bill, health information technology will serve as the foundation to… read more

Most Wired Hospitals Focus on Security and Patient Engagement

Released July 9, 2015


ANN ARBOR, MI and CHICAGO, July 9, 2015— Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation’s hospitals, according to results of the 17th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired™ Survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The 2015 Most Wired™ survey… read more

CHIME’s 23rd Annual Fall CIO Forum Comes to Orlando

Released July 6, 2015


Four-day education event will assemble more than 800 healthcare CIOs and IT executives ANN ARBOR, MI, July 6, 2015 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will welcome more than 800 of the healthcare IT industry’s most experienced professionals from around the country, October 14-17, at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort in… read more

CHIME Offers Recommendations to Senate HELP Health IT Working Group

Released July 1, 2015


ANN ARBOR, MI, July 1, 2015 – In recommendations submitted today to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) identified several solutions for improving patient care delivery and supporting the nation’s transition to electronic health records.  CHIME, the healthcare industry’s leading professional organization for… read more

CHIME Co-Founder Richard A. Correll to Retire

Released June 18, 2015


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 18, 2015 – Co-founder and former President and CEO of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Richard A. Correll announced his plans to retire at the end of the month, after 23 years. Correll has been serving as the organization’s chief operating officer and senior strategic advisor since April… read more

Care Coordination, Telehealth Expansion Highlighted in CHIME Comments to Senate Chronic Care Working Group

Released June 15, 2015


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 15, 2015 – In comments submitted to the Senate Finance Committee Work Group on Chronic Care, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) called on the committee to foster policies that bolster care coordination and telehealth services in the treatment of patients with chronic conditions. Health information technology must be… read more