CHIME Foundation Award Winners Focus on Strong Relationships
Candace Stuart – Director, Communications & Public Relations
Kali Durgampudi, vice president of innovation and mobile architecture at Nuance Communications, has repeatedly answered the call when CHIME and CHIME’s members asked for assistance. He served as a subject matter expert during a Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus briefing in Washington, D.C. And when CIOs in India and CHIME wanted to create CHIME’s first chapter outside the U.S., Durgampudi was there to make it happen. His many contributions earned him the 2018 CHIME Foundation Industry Leader Award. Read more here.
For a decade, Allina Health and Health Catalyst have been learning and growing together in a partnership that involves sharing technology, personnel and financial risk. The strong ties they have developed over the years have led to fewer readmissions for congestive heart failure, fewer complications after spinal surgeries and other improvements at Allina that affect the bottom line – but most importantly, that improve patients’ care and experience.
“There are a lot of great backend activities that have helped us become fundamentally better,” said Jonathan Shoemaker, CIO at Allina Health and winner – along with Health Catalyst – of the CHIME Collaboration Award.
“Allina has demonstrated what a truly determined and tech-savvy healthcare organization can do to move the needle on quality and cost,” added Dan Burton, CEO of Health Catalyst. Read more here.