Education Foundation Offers Scholarships for Spring Forum, Boot Camp

Released December 12, 2019


12.12.2019 Rose Lucas,  Executive Assistant, Foundation The CHIME Education Foundation is accepting scholarship applications to assist members who want to attend either the CHIME HIMSS CIO Forum in Orlando, Fla., or the CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp in Chicago. The deadlines for applying are Jan. 6 and Feb. 9, respectively. The CHIME HIMSS CIO Forum… read more

CHIME and Digital Health Canada Launch Chapter in Canada

Released November 5, 2019


PHOENIX, AZ, Nov. 5, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and Digital Health Canada announced today that they have launched an international chapter in Canada. The announcement was made today at the CHIME Fall CIO Forum in Phoenix. Canada’s Health Informatics Executive Forum (CHIEF) will operate the chapter.   “This is a great… read more

Encompass Health CIO Rusty Yeager and Cerner Receive 2019 CHIME Collaboration Award

Released November 5, 2019


PHOENIX, AZ, Nov. 5, 2019 – Imagine the letdown patients who have been released to a post-acute care facility experience when they must unexpectedly return to the hospital. Unplanned transfers from inpatient rehabilitation facilities to acute-care settings are not only inconvenient for patients, but also may be costly to post-acute care organizations, especially if they prompt… read more

First Health Advisory Solutions Receives CHIME Foundation Partner of the Year Award

Released November 5, 2019


PHOENIX, AZ, NOV. 5, 2019 – When the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives’ (CHIME) affiliated security association needed experts to help develop a new credential, key members on the leadership team at First Health Advisory Solutions stepped up to the plate. And when CHIME members advocated for security-related policies, First was there offering support… read more

CIOs Aviv Gladman and Amanda Hammel Share CHIME-AHA Transformational Leadership Award

Released November 5, 2019


PHOENIX, AZ, Nov. 4, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) today named two healthcare IT executives the winners of the 2019 CHIME-AHA Transformational Leadership Award. Aviv Gladman, MD, CIO and CMIO at Mackenzie Health in Ontario, Canada, and Amanda Hammel, senior vice president and CIO at Memorial Hermann Health System in… read more

CHIME Names Liz Johnson 2019 CHIME Outstanding Service Award Winner

Released November 4, 2019


PHOENIX, AZ, Nov. 4, 2019 – When the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a 1,000-page-plus proposed rule in 2019, there was one healthcare IT leader who gleefully rubbed her hands before diving into the murky prose. Her goal: to help her colleagues assess the policy’s impact and provide a clear and insightful response to… read more

Navicent Health’s Omer Awan Wins Innovator of the Year Award

Released November 4, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Nov. 4, 2019 – Healthcare is notoriously siloed, which poses a costly barrier to coordinated care. Omer Awan, senior vice president and chief information and digital officer at Navicent Health, and his team successfully used health IT to tear down barriers across the system, improving quality and the patient experience while saving… read more

CHIME Announces Officers, New Members for Board of Trustees

Released October 11, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Oct. 11, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleased to share new officer and membership announcements for the CHIME Board of Trustees.    The Board has selected officers for the 2021 Board, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Tanya Townsend, senior vice president and CIO at LCMC Health, as… read more

October is Cybersecurity Month – Free Resources and Tools

Released October 8, 2019


Below are several free activities and tools available for you for the month of October which is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Webinar: Cybersecurity Information Sharing in Healthcare: Deciphering A Widely Misunderstood Policy Landscape. Join us on Oct. 23 from 2-3:30 p.m. ET for a webinar that tackles common misunderstandings and perceptions separating fact from fiction around information sharing…. read more

CHIME Awards 2019 Federal Public Policy CIO Leadership Title to Theresa Meadows

Released September 26, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Sept. 26, 2019 – Theresa Meadows, senior vice president and CIO at Cook Children’s Health Care System and co-chair of an influential federal cybersecurity task force, was named winner of the 2019 Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today. The award is given… read more