CHIME offers several awards honoring the outstanding efforts and accomplishments of those who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and collaboration through the application of technology in healthcare.


CHIME Outstanding Service Award

Eligibility: The recipient must be a CHIME member with a minimum of three years of membership (cannot be a current CHIME Board Member)

This award recognizes a CHIME member CIO who has shown outstanding dedication to the CHIME organization as evidenced by participation in CHIME’s programs and through volunteer service.

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CHIME-AHA Transformational Leadership Award

Eligibility: Jointly awarded to a CHIME member CIO and his/her organization’s CEO

CHIME and the American Hospital Association offer this award to acknowledge transformational leadership using IT in healthcare. This award recognizes an organization that has excelled in developing and deploying transformational information technology that improves the delivery of care and streamlines administrative services.

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Innovator of the Year Award

Eligibility: Awarded to a current CHIME Member CIO

This award recognizes a CIO who has demonstrated value to his/her organization through the creative application of technology in support of their organization’s strategic business objectives.

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CHIME Collaboration Award

Eligibility: Jointly awarded to a CHIME Member CIO and CHIME Foundation Firm

This award recognizes the best collaborative effort between a CHIME member CIO and a CHIME Foundation Firm. Applicants for this award submit a co-authored paper that documents the healthcare business success of their collaboration.

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CHIME Foundation Industry Leader Award

Eligibility: 5+ years of membership / involvement with CHIME and/or the CHIME Foundation PLUS 20+ years of health IT industry experience

This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional dedication and has made an outstanding contribution to the healthcare IT industry, as well as the CHIME Foundation.

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CHIME Foundation Partner Award

Eligibility: Current CHIME Foundation members in good standing

The recognizes the CHIME Foundation organization that has demonstrated exceptional dedication, support and made outstanding contributions to the healthcare IT industry, CHIME, CHIME Foundation and other CHIME organizations.

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