INSIDE CHIME: Strategic Planning: Charting CHIME’s Future

Released October 8, 2015

10.8.15 by Marc Probst, CHIME Board of Trustees Chair-elect; Chief Information Officer, Intermountain Healthcare The CHIME Board of Trustees has been engaged in a detailed strategic planning exercise, assessing the organization, its operations and its priorities. The process will help shape CHIME’s direction for the future and ensure that we continue to meet your needs. You’ve… read more

CHIME Honors Rodney Dykehouse with Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership

Released October 7, 2015

ANN ARBOR, MI, October 7, 2015 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) named Rodney Dykehouse, FCHIME, CHCIO, as the recipient of the organization’s Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership. Dykehouse is chief information officer of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine. Dykehouse serves as a member of CHIME’s… read more

CHIME Welcomes Modifications to Meaningful Use Program

Released October 6, 2015

Statement by CHIME Board of Trustees Chair Charles E. Christian, CHCIO, LCHIME, FCHIME ANN ARBOR, MI, October 6, 2015 – We are pleased that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today finalized modifications to the current stages of the Meaningful Use program and agreed to extend the comment period on Stage 3. CHIME and… read more

Healthcare IT Leaders Taking Steps to Address Cybersecurity Risks

Released October 5, 2015

ANN ARBOR, MI, October 5, 2015 – As healthcare becomes increasingly digitized, providers find themselves at growing risk of a cyber attack. These attacks not only pose a threat to personal identity, but also patient safety given the growing number of internet-enabled devices. College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) members take their role of… read more

CIOs Are Ready for ICD-10

Released September 30, 2015

Statement by CHIME Board of Trustees Chair Charles E. Christian, CHCIO, LCHIME, FCHIME, and CHIME President and CEO Russell Branzell, FCHIME, CHCIO   ANN ARBOR, MI, September 30, 2015 – It’s been a long road to get to this point, but tomorrow the nation’s healthcare system takes a major step forward in being able to… read more

INSIDE CHIME: Understanding AEHIX and Why It Matters

Released September 24, 2015

9.24.15 by Charles Christian, FCHIME, LCHIME, CHCIO, FHIMSS CHIME Board of Trustees chair; vice president of technology and engagement, Indiana Health Information Exchange Over the past two years, CHIME has launched new forums where leaders in security, technology and applications can come together to solve some of our organizations’ most daunting challenges. The growth of… read more

INSIDE CHIME: Education Foundation Boosts Investments in Leadership Development

Released September 24, 2015

9.24.15 by Joanne Sunquis, FCHIME, CHCIO CHIME Education Foundation Committee chair; senior vice president and CIO HealthEast Care System In 2015, the CHIME Education Foundation awarded a record number of scholarships for leadership development. The Foundation has been working to raise the visibility and viability of the scholarship program. During the past couple of years, CHIME… read more

CHIME Statement on Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

Released September 21, 2015

Statement from Charles Christian, CHIME Board of Trustees chair, and Russell Branzell, CHIME president and CEO Ann Arbor, MI, September 21, 2015 – Information technology plays a central role in helping hospitals and other healthcare providers reach the Triple Aim — a better patient experience, improved population health and reduced per capita costs. The Federal… read more

Statement on Call to Delay Meaningful Use Stage 3

Released September 16, 2015

Statement from CHIME Vice President of Congressional Affairs Leslie Krigstein ANN ARBOR, MI, September 16, 2015 — The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) applauds Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) for calling on the Obama administration to take a more reasoned approach to the next phases of the Meaningful Use program. During a Senate Health,… read more