CHIME Brings Four Dynamic Keynote Speakers to CIO Forum in Las Vegas

Released February 13, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today that after nearly two years of work and a great deal of deliberation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust has decided to suspend the National Patient ID Challenge. CHIME remains committed, however, to finding a national solution that accurately identifies a patient 100 percent of the time, and will continue to make it a top priority.

CHIME Kicks Off Opioid Task Force with Inaugural Meeting in D.C.

Released January 31, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today that after nearly two years of work and a great deal of deliberation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust has decided to suspend the National Patient ID Challenge. CHIME remains committed, however, to finding a national solution that accurately identifies a patient 100 percent of the time, and will continue to make it a top priority.

Kaleida Health CIO Cletis Earle Takes Helm as 2018 CHIME Chair

Released January 16, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today that after nearly two years of work and a great deal of deliberation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust has decided to suspend the National Patient ID Challenge. CHIME remains committed, however, to finding a national solution that accurately identifies a patient 100 percent of the time, and will continue to make it a top priority.

CHIME and HIMSS Name Randy McCleese CIO of the Year

Released January 15, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today that after nearly two years of work and a great deal of deliberation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust has decided to suspend the National Patient ID Challenge. CHIME remains committed, however, to finding a national solution that accurately identifies a patient 100 percent of the time, and will continue to make it a top priority.

NHS England CIO William Smart to Serve on CHIME Board

Released January 10, 2018


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today that after nearly two years of work and a great deal of deliberation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust has decided to suspend the National Patient ID Challenge. CHIME remains committed, however, to finding a national solution that accurately identifies a patient 100 percent of the time, and will continue to make it a top priority.

CHIME Sharpens Focus on Patient Identification Mission, Encourages Stakeholders to Join in Solution

Released November 15, 2017


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced today that after nearly two years of work and a great deal of deliberation, CHIME Healthcare Innovation Trust has decided to suspend the National Patient ID Challenge. CHIME remains committed, however, to finding a national solution that accurately identifies a patient 100 percent of the time, and will continue to make it a top priority.

CHIME Foundation Names Connection 2017 Partner Award Winner

Released November 2, 2017


Healthcare organizations and the CIOs who are responsible for selecting, implementing and managing their IT systems need reliable, compatible technologies to ensure safe, quality healthcare. They also need experienced and informed partners in industry who support them in their mission.

Retired Encore CEO Dana Sellers Receives 2017 CHIME Foundation Industry Leader Award

Released November 2, 2017


Dana Sellers, co-founder and retired CEO of Encore Health Resources, has spent her 30-year career championing the use of healthcare IT to improve patient care and outcomes. A skilled leader, she has been praised by the chief information officers (CIOs) she served and the staff she oversaw for her people-focused, solutions-driven approach.

Saint Luke’s Health System, HCTec Share 2017 CHIME Collaboration Award

Released November 2, 2017


About three years ago, the IT department at Saint Luke’s Health System (SLHS) in Kansas City, Mo., was stretched at the seams. SLHS was implementing a new electronic medical record (EMR) and a revenue cycle management system that added to the workload and required frequent switching between tasks. Staff were required to manage projects that didn’t always suit their capabilities and interests, and turnover began to increase.

Medical Center Health System’s CIO, CEO Turn Massive EHR Project into Award Winner

Released November 2, 2017


When the Medical Center Health System (MCHS) in Odessa, Texas, learned five years ago that the electronic health record (EHR) software it had been using for 25 years was being sunsetted, the leadership embraced it as an opportunity to bring about change. CEO William Webster and Gary Barnes, the system’s longstanding CIO, created a plan to implement a new EHR. What they and supportive staff throughout the system achieved was much more: a unified organization that puts the patient at the center.