CHIME and PatientPing Collaborate to Educate CHIME Membership About CMS’s New Patient Access and Interoperability Rule

Released March 25, 2020


Condition of Participation Requires Hospitals Share E-notifications by September 2020   ANN ARBOR, MI, March 25, 2020 – PatientPing, a national care collaboration platform, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) today announced a collaboration to inform CHIME’s membership and the digital healthcare community of the new e-notifications condition of participation (CoP). As outlined in federal rules… read more

CHIME, Health Informatics Society of Ireland and Irish Computer Society to Launch Chapter

Released February 28, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 28, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the Health Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI) and the Irish Computer Society (ICS) announced today that they have formed an international chapter in Ireland. They will celebrate the official launch of the chapter today during a free educational event in Dublin that features workshops… read more

Proposed Telehealth Act Aligns with CHIME’s Goals to Improve Access and Connected Care

Released February 5, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 5, 2020 – Today U.S. Reps. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to facilitate the use of telehealth across the U.S. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) supports the National Telehealth Strategy and Data Advancement Act, whose introduction moves health and care one step closer… read more

Spring CIO Forum Showcases AMA’s CEO, Entrepreneur, Design Thinking Expert and Digital Innovators

Released February 4, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 4, 2020 – One day, four sessions, six speakers and infinite impact. The 2020 CHIME-HIMSS CIO Forum will take digital healthcare executives on an educational journey that will prepare them to lead change through innovation. Hosted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) in conjunction with the Healthcare Information… read more

CHIME Applauds Language in Spending Deal to Support Patient Identification

Released December 20, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Dec. 17, 2019 – A bipartisan spending deal announced yesterday by Congress includes directives to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to address problems related to patient matching. Although the bill did not lift a ban on funding for a… read more

CHIME Honors Most Wired’s Top Tier in Most Improved, Small/Rural and Ambulatory Categories

Released December 17, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Dec. 17, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) recently spotlighted top performing healthcare organizations that participated in the 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired survey. The organizations were honored for being best in class in three categories: most improved; small and rural; and ambulatory.    The Most Wired survey assesses… read more

Most Wired Report Finds Parallels Between Acute-Care and Ambulatory Organizations

Released November 13, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Nov. 13, 2019 – Acute-care organizations and ambulatory facilities are following similar trajectories in their adoption of healthcare technologies, according to a report released by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Organizations that used advanced technologies the most also reported the most benefit. The report, HealthCare’s Most Wired: National Trends… 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