Inside CHIME: CHIME-KLAS Report Highlights Trends in Cybersecurity Protocols

Released April 13, 2017

Although C-suites and boards are paying more attention to cybersecurity, a new CHIME-KLAS report shows that there is room to grow. CHIME and KLAS earlier this year released an important study benchmarking how provider organizations are responding to increased cybersecurity risks. The report, “Cybersecurity 2017: Healthcare Provider Security Assessment,” not only assessed what technologies providers… read more

Inside CHIME: Looking to Get Engaged in Advocacy? Check Out CHIME’s Policy Playbook

Released April 13, 2017

Your voices matter in Washington, D.C. Lawmakers and policymakers want to know how their decisions impact people on the frontline. CHIME Policy Playbook offers a 101 on how you can get engaged.  Although efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have stalled, there’s no shortage of attention to critical healthcare issues in Washington,… read more

CHIME Board Members Honored for Leadership, Innovation

Released April 7, 2017

ANN ARBOR, MI, April 7, 2017 – Recognized for their leadership and drive to transform healthcare, several College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) members were recently named the “Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT” by Health Data Management.  The magazine honored 75 female health IT leaders in three categories: healthcare IT executive at a… read more

Inside CHIME: National Patient ID Challenge Update

Released March 30, 2017

3.30.17 by Matthew Weinstock Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME The National Patient ID Challenge is in a critical phase: submissions for the final innovation round are under review. It’s an exciting time for the National Patient ID Challenge. Submissions for the final innovation round are currently undergoing a thorough review by our illustrious… read more

Inside CHIME: Transforming Healthcare on a Global Scale

Released March 30, 2017

3.30.17 by Jane Dwelly, HIMSS-CHIME International A new CHIME-HIMSS partnership officially launched last month with a series of workshops in England. The whirlwind tour inspired health IT leaders to drive change in their organizations.Headline: Transforming Healthcare on a Global Scale London – HIMSS-CHIME International officially launched in the UK on a sunny spring morning at… read more

Inside CHIME: Years of IT Wisdom and Fresh Perspective of a Newcomer

Released March 16, 2017

By Amy McDonald, CHIME Communications One of CHIME’s newest members brings over two decades of IT knowledge and a passion for improving patient care. Anthony Williams made the transition to healthcare just five years ago, but that hasn’t stopped the self-professed “newbie” from tackling some of healthcare’s most daunting challenges. Far from being unfamiliar with… read more

Inside CHIME: New Team Members Poised to Help CHIME Grow

Released March 16, 2017

3.16.17 by Matthew Weinstock Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME CHIME recently added several new team members in its ongoing effort to provide unparalleled service to the membership. We say it a lot, but it bears repeating: everything CHIME does is for you, the members. From best-in-class education programs and professional development, to networking… read more

Inside CHIME: Spring CIO Forum Focuses on Leading Change

Released March 2, 2017

3.2.17 by Matthew Weinstock Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME Keynote speakers challenged CHIME members to respond to some of the biggest challenges facing healthcare and to reimagine how the delivery system is structured. During a night out with college friends in 1990, B.J. Miller climbed on top of a parked commuter train. It… read more

Inside CHIME: As Cyber Risks Grow, Diligence is Key

Released March 2, 2017

3.2.17 by Lisa Schulte Vice President, AEHIS, AEHIT & AEHIA Foundations At cybersecurity forum, CISOs talk about the importance of education, training and aligning organization priorities. In March 2014, Boston Children’s Hospital was notified about an impending cyberattack by Anonymous. The alert from an external cyber intelligence group set several wheels in motion, including convening the… read more

Cybersecurity a Central Concern for Healthcare Providers, KLAS-CHIME Study Finds

Released February 19, 2017

Cybersecurity Programs More Advanced at Larger Hospitals and IDNs SALT LAKE CITY, UT and ANN ARBOR, MI, February 19, 2017 – Cybersecurity has been elevated to a central concern for healthcare providers, with more attention at the board level and the C-suite, according to a new survey by KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information… read more