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

Reducing Medical Errors with a Nationwide Unique Patient Identifier

Released July 22, 2019


For more information, please contact:  Reducing Medical Errors with a Nationwide Unique Patient Identifier AHIMA and CHIME urge Senate to support lifting ban on federal funding for unique patient identifier   WASHINGTON – July 22, 2019 – Health information management leaders told members of Congress today that removal of a nearly two-decade ban on the use… read more

VuiG e.V. Called Country Representatives for Austria, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland

Released July 17, 2019


  ANN ARBOR, MI, July 17, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Akademie für Unternehmensführung und IT-Service Management in der Gesundheitswirtschaft (AuiG), the educational arm of the VuiG e.V., institutionalized the International Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) program in German-speaking communities, i.e. Austria, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.   After the first… read more

CHIME Survey Shows Uptick in CIO Salaries in 2018, with Women Pulling Ahead 

Released July 10, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, July 10, 2019 – Chief information officers and other senior healthcare IT executives made on average a base salary of $235,806 in 2018, according to a survey of College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) members. Women earned about $30,000 more than their male counterparts, and members with medical degrees commanded salaries… read more

Columnist Rana Foroohar, Innovator Wendy Sue Swanson and Tech Leader Eric Topol to Headline CHIME19

Released June 14, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 14, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will present three distinguished keynote speakers to discuss the global digital economy, digital innovation and emerging technology at the 2019 CHIME Fall CIO Forum in Phoenix in November. CHIME19’s marquee lineup of speakers includes: Rana Foroohar, global business columnist at The Financial… read more

CHIME and AuiG Launch Chapters in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland

Released June 13, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 13, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Akademie für Unternehmensführung und IT-Service Management in der Gesundheitswirtschaft (AuiG) have launched CHIME chapters in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Switzerland. The six chapters represent German-speaking communities with programming tailored to German-speaking senior healthcare IT executive members.   “Our… read more

CHIME Task Force Produces Free Playbook to Support Opioid Initiatives

Released May 24, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, May 24, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Opioid Task Force has published a free playbook to help senior healthcare IT executives, providers and others combat the opioid epidemic. The CHIME Opioid Task Force Playbook includes resources, best practices and real-world examples that illustrate how healthcare IT can… read more

CHIME, Sheba Medical Center Take Steps to Launch Innovation Lab near Tel Aviv

Released May 14, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, May 14, 2019 –  Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) are pleased to announce that they have signed a letter of intent to create a unique “healthcare innovation lab” within Sheba’s new ARC Innovation Center. The Sheba-CHIME Innovation Lab will provide executive-level healthcare… read more