Cybersecurity a Central Concern for Healthcare Providers, KLAS-CHIME Study Finds

Released February 19, 2017

Cybersecurity Programs More Advanced at Larger Hospitals and IDNs SALT LAKE CITY, UT and ANN ARBOR, MI, February 19, 2017 – Cybersecurity has been elevated to a central concern for healthcare providers, with more attention at the board level and the C-suite, according to a new survey by KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information… read more

Inside CHIME: When You Wish Upon….

Released February 16, 2017

2.16.17 by Matthew Weinstock Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME HIMSS is always a busy week, but CHIME will be there to help get you through it all. Before packing for a lengthy trip, most of us go through that quick check list: tooth brush? Check. Matching socks? Check! Airline ticket? Check. As you… read more

Inside CHIME: CHIME Lays Out Advocacy Priorities

Released February 16, 2017

2.16.17 by Matthew Weinstock Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME As the new administration gets to work on its healthcare agenda, CHIME suggests regulatory reforms to streamline health IT policies. CHIME today sent Sec. Tom Price, M.D., a set of recommendations for addressing critical health IT policy issues. The Trump administration continues to build… read more

Inside CHIME: Changing CMIOs from Champions to Leaders

Released February 16, 2017

2.2.17 by Amy McDonald, CHIME Communications The CHIME CMIO Leadership Academy provides a career-turning point for seasoned executives and newly appointed CMIOs alike. In the mid 2000’s, Marc Chasin, M.D., had the foresight to see technology and medical care converging. He also recognized that to successfully drive change in an organization, he needed to acquire… read more

Inside CHIME: Transforming Care by Transforming Leaders

Released February 2, 2017

2.2.17 by Amy McDonald, CHIME Communications CHIME-HIMSS CIO Forum challenges attendees to become leaders of change in their fields. The push to a value-based delivery model. The need to capture, analyze and, most importantly, act on date (preferably in real time). Protecting IT systems from the constant assault of cyber criminals. These are definitely unprecedented… read more

Inside CHIME: An ‘Obligation’ to Advance Health IT

Released January 19, 2017

1.19.17 by Matthew Weinstock Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME CIO Focus Groups give CHIME members a unique opportunity to shape the direction of products and services that will ultimately end up in the health IT marketplace. Sean Moynihan keeps a busy schedule. Like all CHIME members, the CIO of Virginia Urology, Richmond, VA,… read more

Inside CHIME: CHCIO Bundle Offers Members a Great Value

Released January 19, 2017

1.19.17 by Michelle Patterson Director of Membership and Professional Development, CHIME CHIME has streamlined the CHCIO registration process, making it easier for members to take their careers to the next level. Created in 2008, the certified healthcare CIO (CHCIO) designation serves as the ultimate recognition of knowledge, skill and experience for healthcare IT leaders. It… read more

CHIME Appoints New Board Members

Released January 13, 2017

ANN ARBOR, MI, January 13, 2017 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) today announced the appointment of Michael Martz to its board of trustees. Martz, vice president and chief information officer of Ohio Valley Health Services & Education, replaces Cindy Peterson, who recently announced her retirement as vice president and CIO of… read more

Pamela Arora Named John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year

Released January 9, 2017

ANN ARBOR, MI and CHICAGO, January 9, 2017 — Pamela Arora’s goal is simple: ensure that clinicians at Children’s Health have the resources and information they need to provide the best care possible for patients. In an era of tremendous upheaval and budgetary constraints, fulfilling that pledge can test even the most sophisticated organizations. Yet… read more

New CHIME Board Chair is Passionate About Transforming Care

Released January 5, 2017

ANN ARBOR, MI, January 5, 2017 — Sitting in a busy and chaotic emergency department when she was about 10-years-old, Liz Johnson watched in awe as nurses, physicians and other hospital staff rushed around to treat victims of a plane crash. Johnson, who was there to get an infected cut treated, was mesmerized. “It was… read more