COVID-19 Vaccine Logistics Underscore the Need for a National Patient ID Strategy

Released November 19, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Nov. 19, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), along with the Patient ID Now Coalition, is urging stakeholders to take action by reaching out to their senators in support of repealing the longstanding appropriations ban on a unique patient identifier standard. The call to action is one of several advocacy initiatives… read more

2020 Digital Health Most Wired Trends Report Shows Gains Across the Industry

Released November 16, 2020


ANN ARBOR, Nov. 16, 2020 – Digital health is advancing across the industry, according to an analysis of 2020 data from the CHIME Digital Health Most Wired survey, with telehealth making strong gains and greater adoption of solutions that support value-based care, population health, patient and clinician engagement, and security. The findings were published this month… read more

8 Healthcare Organizations Win CHIME’s 2020 Superior Performance Excellence Award

Released November 10, 2020


8 Healthcare Organizations Win CHIME’s 2020 Superior Performance Excellence Award ANN ARBOR, MI, Nov. 10, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) named eight organizations that participated in the 2020 Digital Health Most Wired survey winners of the Superior Performance Excellence Award. The award is designated to organizations that qualify for level… read more

CHIME Digital Health Most Wired Participation Grows Exponentially

Released October 5, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Oct. 5, 2020 – A total of eight healthcare organizations today were eligible to receive this year’s College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Digital Health Most Wired Level 10 certification, the highest tier of recognition possible. More than 30,000 facilities were represented in the 2020 survey, which is almost double 2019’s… read more

KLAS-CHIME: PROVIDERS SEARCHING FOR POSITIVE ROI ON POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS

Released October 2, 2020


Sluggish growth in value-based care reimbursement driving a strategic, risk-adverse approach ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN AND SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, OCTOBER 1, 2020 – With value-based reimbursement (VBR) adoption slowing, healthcare providers are searching for ways to manage risk and achieve ROI on population health management (PHM) solutions adoption, according to a new report from KLAS Research… read more

CHIME Awards $100,000 in Scholarships for Women and Minority Health IT Executives

Released August 19, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Aug. 19, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) awarded more than $100,000 in scholarship funding to women and minority healthcare IT executives to attend CHIME’s in-person and digital educational and career development programs in August. Under the new scholarship initiative, CHIME will distribute $200,000 in scholarships through 2021…. read more

Patient ID Now Coalition Pleased Congress is Addressing Patient Misidentification

Released July 31, 2020


CHICAGO – July 31, 2020 – Patient ID Now, a coalition of leading healthcare organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Intermountain Healthcare and Premier Healthcare Alliance, is pleased that the U.S. House… read more

Residents of Some Cities Unwilling to Comply with COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors

Released June 30, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, and HERSHEY, PA, June. 30, 2020 – Several U.S. cities may be at increased risk of surges in COVID-19 cases as they reopen their economies because their residents are unwilling to follow practices that reduce the spread of the disease, according to Penn State researchers.   Dr. Robert Lennon, an associate professor of… read more

Leading Healthcare Organizations Announce Formation of Patient ID Now Coalition

Released June 30, 2020


CHICAGO – June 29, 2020 – Six leading healthcare organizations today announced the formation of a national coalition called Patient ID Now, which is committed to addressing the issue of patient identification by advocating for legislation and regulations. The founding members of Patient ID Now are the American College of Surgeons, the American Health Information… read more

CHIME Innovation’s InnoCast to Showcase Successful Startup-Provider Partnerships

Released June 22, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 22, 2020 – It’s one thing to have a creative solution that in theory solves a gnawing problem in healthcare and another to have a real-world customer who can vouch for that innovation’s value. This month the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will kick off InnoCast, a new program that highlights… read more

CHIME’s New Digital Education Lets Health Leaders Choose What and When They Learn 

Released June 18, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 18, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has launched a new digital education resource that allows anyone in the healthcare community to experience customized e-learning based on their individual interests and schedules. The new program, Ignite: CHIME Digital Learning, lets learners explore content areas, participate in discussions, join… read more

Survey Underscores Telehealth’s Benefits during COVID-19 and Beyond

Released June 15, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 15, 2020 – Telehealth has been a resounding success as healthcare organizations quickly implemented solutions to remotely care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey of nearly 200 digital healthcare executives conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Telehealth’s rapid implementation is testament to the skills… read more