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CHIME Statement on Hill Oversight of ONC Interoperability Rule

Released September 23, 2019

The 21st Century Cures Act absolutely will help spur better interoperability across healthcare and the administration is taking seriously their task to further this with the proposed interoperability rules released earlier this year. The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) rule makes several improvements to the way certified products work, requirements for electronic health record (EHR)… read more

16,138 Health Organizations Represented in CHIME’s 2019 Most Wired Survey

Released September 17, 2019

ANN ARBOR, MI, Sept. 17, 2019 – Participants in the 2019 CHIME HealthCare’s Most Wired survey are continuing to use their health IT resources to improve health and care in their communities, according to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Many organizations have shown progress as they adapt to an ever-changing healthcare industry, with… read more

CHIME and BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT Launch Chapter in the UK

Released September 4, 2019

ANN ARBOR, MI, Sept. 4, 2019 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, announced today that they have opened an international chapter of CHIME in the UK. The partnership allows BCS to manage the benefits of CHIME membership including access to CHIME’s online materials and admission… read more

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