Inside CHIME: Finally! Progress on Patient Identification in Washington, DC

Released May 11, 2017


5.11.17 by Leslie Krigstein VP of Congressional Affairs, CHIME After nearly 18 years of inaction from Congress, last week alongside the federal spending bill, Congress gave the go-ahead for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to work with the private sector… read more

Inside CHIME: Mentoring – Success Through Collaboration

Released May 11, 2017


5.11.17 by Spenser Staebler Specialist, Membership & Professional Development, CHIME Healthcare IT has changed dramatically over the last 10 years, leaving CIOs and other executive leaders challenged in new ways. EHR systems are expensive, creating a need for teams to squeeze more form and function out of a smaller budget. Implementations have created as many opportunities… read more

CHIME International Members Recognised in CIO 100 List

Released April 28, 2017


ANN ARBOR, MI, April 27, 2017 – Recognized for their central role in modernising and driving business change in their organisations, several international members of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) were recently named to the prestigious “CIO 100” list by CIO UK. CIO UK honours 100 CIOs representing every industry from healthcare to… read more

Inside CHIME: Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™ – Leadership Lessons and Beyond

Released April 27, 2017


4.27.17 by Summer O’Neill Director of Education, CHIME As a CHIME staff member, preparing for the Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™ often involves a lot of checklists. Making sure the supplies are packed. Checking handouts. Reviewing the agenda and coordinating with the onsite team. The faculty, even the most seasoned veterans, check their slides over and over, making… read more

Inside CHIME: CMIO Leadership Academy Wrap Up

Released April 27, 2017


4.27.17 by George Reynolds, MD, MMM, FAAP, CPHIMS, CHCIO Retired CIO & CMIO, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NE The CMIO Leadership Academy (formerly known as the CMIO Boot Camp) was held at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center April 8-10. Built around six fundamental pillars, the jammed agenda seemed to fly by: strategic planning,… read more

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