Jennifer Ramstrom Joins CHIME as VP of CHIME Foundation and CHIME Tech

Released August 9, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, Aug. 9, 2018 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has named Jennifer Emory Ramstrom vice president of the CHIME Foundation and of CHIME Technologies, Inc., effective Aug. 1. Previously vice president of vertical strategy and business development at Connection, Ramstrom has demonstrated a deep commitment to CHIME and CHIME’s… read more

CHIME to Feature Leading Policy Experts at Inaugural Advocacy Summit in D.C.

Released July 24, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will host an educational conference dedicated to healthcare IT policy issues on Oct. 3-5 in Washington, D.C. The CHIME Advocacy Summit will feature thought leaders from Capitol Hill, federal agencies and CHIME who are on the forefront of public policy initiatives with a focus on cybersecurity, interoperability, telehealth and the opioid epidemic.

CHIME Statement on Proposed Updates to the Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program

Released July 13, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, July 13, 2018 – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed rule Thursday (July 12) on updates to the Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program (QPP), which encapsulates the Medicare Incentive-based Payment Program (MIPS) and Advanced Payment Models. Traditionally, these rules have been separate, however, CMS has combined… read more

CHIME Makes Opioid Webinar Free and Open to the Public

Released July 12, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, July 11, 2018 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the CHIME Opioid Task Force are continuing the campaign to reduce opioid addiction and deaths in the U.S. with a free webinar at noon on July 25. The webinar, “A Journey to Opioid Prescribing Reduction,” is open to anyone… read more

AEHIS Board Chair to Address Cybersecurity at Hearing on Capitol Hill

Released June 5, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 5, 2018 –  Erik Decker, the Board Chair for the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS),  will testify Wednesday on behalf of AEHIS before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on legislation that would reauthorize key preparedness and response programs, which for the first time would include cybersecurity… read more

CHIME Names Ed Czopek CFO and Tim Stettheimer VP of Education

Released May 21, 2018


Czopek served as CFO at HFMA; Stettheimer was a regional CIO at Ascension ANN ARBOR, MI, May 21, 2018 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has added two prominent executives to its leadership team. Edwin Czopek, MBA, and Timothy Stettheimer, Ph.D., will assume the roles of chief financial officer and vice president… read more

CHIME Joins Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT Summit as Collaborative Member

Released May 4, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, May 4, 2018 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has joined the Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT (LTPAC HIT) Summit scheduled for June 24-26 in Washington, D.C., as a collaborative member. The summit is being organized by the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies. The theme… read more

CHIME Makes Opioid Task Force’s Inaugural Webinar Free, Open to Public

Released April 20, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will kick off an educational initiative to stem the tide on the nation’s opioid epidemic with a webinar at noon April 25 that is free and open to the public. The webinar marks a milestone for the CHIME Opioid Task Force, which was launched in January to harness the knowledge and resources of CHIME and its members to combat a disease that claims 115 lives a day.

CHIME, Modern Healthcare Custom Media to Partner on Most Wired Awards Publication

Released April 18, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and Modern Healthcare Custom Media announced today that CHIME and Modern Healthcare Custom Media have partnered to produce, publish and distribute a special print and electronic supplement to honor the winners of the upcoming 2018 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired survey.

CHIME Applauds Administration’s Support for Patient-centered Care

Released March 16, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, March 6, 2018 –   The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) applauds the administration’s announcement today to put patients at the forefront of their care through the “MyHealthEData Initiative” and Blue Button 2.0. We strongly support the drive to reimagine the future of healthcare as one where all patients have unfettered… read more

CHIME to Launch HealthCare’s Most Wired Survey by the End of March

Released March 5, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, March 5, 2018 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will open the HealthCare’s Most Wired benchmarking survey for applicants before the end of March, CHIME Board Chair Cletis Earle announced today at the CHIME HIMSS CIO Forum in Las Vegas. The Most Wired program serves as a prominent measure… read more

CHIME Offers New Analytic Tool for Assessing Budgets, Products and More

Released March 5, 2018


ANN ARBOR, MI, March 5, 2018 – Members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) have a new analytic tool to benchmark their healthcare organizations and create custom reports based on searchable criteria. The tool will be unveiled today at the 2018 CHIME HIMSS CIO Forum in Las Vegas. Named TransformIT, the easy-to-use… read more