Inside CHIME: Progress Seen on CMS Policy Tied to Certified EHRs

Released June 22, 2017

The CHIME Board of Trustees submitted a letter earlier this month to CMS that outlined concerns with the timing on the use of certified electronic heath records and recommended delaying the start date. What’s at risk? For providers, a substantial amount of reimbursement.

CHIME Statement on VA’s EHR Decision

Released June 5, 2017

Statement by CHIME President and CEO Russell Branzell on the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Dr. David J. Shulkin, announcement that the Department of Veterans Affairs will transition to a commercial electronic health record system and adopt the same EHR system as the Department of Defense.

Inside CHIME: It’s All in the Details

Released May 25, 2017

CHIME member David Kleinman, using analytics, electronic documents and a passion for leadership to streamline and improve the largest medical transport fleet in the US.

Finalists for Prototype Testing Announced in CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust National Patient ID Challenge

Released May 15, 2017

Hundreds of innovators from around the world have participated in the CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust National Patient ID Challenge. Following a thorough review by a panel of five independent judges, four finalists were named to proceed to the Prototype Testing Round. Each of the four finalists submitted concepts that are well-positioned to meet the Challenge criteria for a national patient ID solution.