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

HL7 FHIR Survey

Released September 25, 2019

We are requesting your input to help shape our public policy efforts in Washington, D.C.   Hospitals and clinicians are required to make available patient data via application programming interfaces (APIs). According to a proposed rule published in March, HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) will be the required API. Specifically, the Office of the National Coordinator… read more

CHIME Statement on Hill Oversight of ONC Interoperability Rule

Released September 23, 2019

The 21st Century Cures Act absolutely will help spur better interoperability across healthcare and the administration is taking seriously their task to further this with the proposed interoperability rules released earlier this year. The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) rule makes several improvements to the way certified products work, requirements for electronic health record (EHR)… read more

16,138 Health Organizations Represented in CHIME’s 2019 Most Wired Survey

Released September 17, 2019

ANN ARBOR, MI, Sept. 17, 2019 – Participants in the 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired survey are continuing to use their health IT resources to improve health and care in their communities, according to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Many organizations have shown progress as they adapt to an ever-changing healthcare industry, with… read more

CHIME and BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT Launch Chapter in the UK

Released September 4, 2019

ANN ARBOR, MI, Sept. 4, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, announced today that they have opened an international chapter of CHIME in the UK. The partnership allows BCS to manage the benefits of CHIME membership including access to CHIME’s online materials and admission… read more

HHS Published Long-awaited “Part 2” Rule on Substance Abuse Info Sharing

Released August 22, 2019

Today the Administration published the long-anticipated 42 CFR Part 2 proposed rule involving consent requirements associated with the release of substance abuse history. CHIME has long advocated to the Administration and Congress the need to streamline consent policies associated with sensitive health information, aligning these policies with the consent policies under the Health Information Portability… read more

Healthcare Security Executives Get New Credential, Educational Program through AEHIS

Released August 7, 2019

  ANN ARBOR, MI, Aug. 7, 2019 – The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) has launched two new initiatives to help IT security executives excel in their careers and maintain the highest standards. Beginning this September, AEHIS will offer a new credential that recognizes executives who demonstrate forward-thinking leadership with technical proficiency and… read more

CHIME’s First CI2O Innovation Summit to Include Innovation Guru Vijay Govindarajan

Released July 25, 2019

ANN ARBOR, MI, July 25, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is launching a new educational program designed to drive innovation in the industry, with one of the world’s leading experts on strategy and innovation headlining the event. Through CHIME Innovation, CHIME will hold the first CI2O Innovation Summit on Sept. 19-20… read more