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Inside CHIME: CHIME17 Shakes It Up with New Programs and Formats

Released October 12, 2017

If you are expecting a typical conference experience at CHIME17, be prepared for a surprise. The Fall Forum Planning Committee decided to shake up the program this year. Committee Chair Sarah Richardson describes some of the changes in store for you in San Antonio.

Inside CHIME: News of Note

Released October 12, 2017

Here is a roundup from CHIME of recent news and upcoming events: CHIME and KLAS release a report on telehealth; Chuck Christian wins CHIME’s public policy award; and the registration deadline nears for attending CHIME sessions at Georgia HIMSS.

CPES17 in Review

Released October 10, 2017

Here are some highlights from the 2017 CHIME Partner Education Summit in Chicago. Check out event statistics, top-rated sessions, and event reflections as we look ahead to next year’s CPES18. Stay tuned for a survey and more related to this educational and professional development event.

24 Industry Representatives Earn CFCHE Designation

Released October 10, 2017

A total of 24 industry representatives passed the CHIME Foundation Certified Healthcare Executive (CFCHE) exam, making them first Foundation firm members to earn certification. Here is a list of the inaugural recipients.

CIO Speaks: A Primer on Building, Maintaining Ties with Military Customers

Released October 10, 2017

Chad Fletcher, the former deputy CIO and CTO at Brooke Army Medical Center, discusses best practices for industry representatives who want to work with a military CIO. He retired from the military in 2016 and is now director of information services at Methodist Texsan-HCA in San Antonio.

Inside CHIME: CHIME to Give Proceeds from Fall Forum’s Charitable Events to Hurricane Relief Efforts

Released September 28, 2017

The CHIME CIO Fall Forum traditionally includes a variety of fundraising events that benefit local charities. This year proceeds from CHIME17 will be directed to hurricane disaster relief efforts. Houston-based CIO Myra Davis knows first-hand how destructive a hurricane can be, and how rewarding it is to have her fellow CHIME members chip in to assist those in need.

Inside CHIME: Task Force Chair’s Tips for Getting Clinicians to Follow Best Cybersecurity Practices

Released September 28, 2017

National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which runs through October, is designed to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity. Theresa Meadows, chair of the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, offers CIOs and health IT executives tips for educating physicians and hospital staff about cyber threats and safety. In D.C. next week? Be sure to join her at CHIME’s cybersecurity briefing.

Inside CHIME: News of Note

Released September 28, 2017

Here is a roundup from CHIME of recent news and upcoming events: Georgia HIMSS includes sessions for CHIME members, CIO SmartBrief is available with commentaries from members, CHIME CMIOs dominate a top 25 list.

Inside CHIME: News of Note

Released September 14, 2017

Here is a roundup from CHIME of recent news and upcoming events: CHIME collaborates with DirectTrust and Liz Johnson, Brian Patty in webinar that counts for one CEU.