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Adele Allison, Senior Director, Content & Experience, CHIME, and Program Director
As the senior director of content and experience for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Adele Allison develops, teaches, and manages content programming, speakers, and faculty for CHIME CIO, CISO, and CMIO provider members who are dedicated to improving the delivery and administration of healthcare in terms of secure and safe clinical, financial, and patient health outcomes.
Having served as the co-chair of the HHS ONC Beacon-EHR Vendor Affinity Group, Adele spent three years as a member of the board of directors for the federal advisory Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) and 5 years as the co-chair for WEDI’s Payment Models sub-workgroup. Adele has nearly 30 years of healthcare experience as a management consultant to payers and providers for health IT development, implementation, and solution adoption. She is an economic and industry subject matter expert covering health IT legislation and regulations and has been the guest speaker at dozens of national events, sharing her expertise on payment innovation, value-based care, digital health, data transparency, interoperability, and many other topics.
A published author, Allison is a member of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) health informatics advisory board on curriculum development for its MSHI program and served on UAB’s HITECH Committee for health IT curriculum development under an ONC grant; and teaches health value and related technology classes to HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grantees for the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University; and was a past president of the Alabama Chapter of Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Daniel J. Barchi, CHCIO, LCHIME, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian
Daniel J. Barchi, MEM, is the Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian. In this role, he oversees the strategic vision and management of information technology, innovation, analytics, artificial intelligence, telemedicine, and pharmacy. Mr. Barchi joined NewYork-Presbyterian in 2015 and previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Yale New Haven Health System and Yale School of Medicine, where he led a number of important initiatives, including implementation of the electronic medical record across three hospitals, and the roll-out of a secure iPhone application for physician communication. He also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Carilion Health System. Mr. Barchi holds a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis as well as a Master of Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. He served as a Brigade Commander while at the U.S. Naval Academy and was twice awarded the Navy Commendation Medal for superior leadership.
Aaron Miri, MBA, CHCIO, FCHIME, SVP, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Baptist Health
Aaron Miri joined Baptist Health as the Senior Vice President and Chief Digital and Information Officer in 2021. In this position, he is responsible for creating the future of Baptist Health from an information technology perspective, with an emphasis on digital strategy, innovation, cybersecurity, and integration of technology across the enterprise.
Miri has more than 20 years of health care and technology experience. Prior to joining Baptist Health, Miri served as the Chief Information Officer for The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin (Texas). His roles prior to UT Austin include Chief Information Officer for Imprivata, a health care IT company based in Boston, Massachusetts; Chief Information Officer for Walnut Hill Medical Center in Dallas, Texas; and Chief Technology Officer for Children’s Health System of Texas in Dallas.
Miri received his MBA with distinction from the University of Dallas, and his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, a distinguished Fellow with the Health Information Management Systems Society (FHIMSS), a distinguished Fellow with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (FCHIME), and he is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute.
Miri is a nationally recognized 2021 “CIOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, 2020 Healthcare Hero’s Awardee from CHIME, 2019 Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 award recipient and was honored with the 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders award. In January 2022, Miri joined The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Board of Trustees.
In 2020, The United States Senate appointed Miri for a second term to the Health and Human Services, federal Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC) where he serves as co-chairman. In 2016, The Obama Administration appointed Miri to serve on the Health IT Policy Committee established under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. He is an advisor to the National Academy of Medicine and serves on many not-for-profit boards.
Miri is married to Sasha, a teacher, and is a proud father of two daughters.
Sarah Richardson, MBA, ACC, DTM, CHCIO, CPT and FCHIME, SVP & Chief Digital & Information Officer, Tivity Health
Sarah Richardson is transformative, innovative, and results-driven healthcare and technology executive within large-scale healthcare environments. She attains aggressive goals, catalyzes change and advances sustainability by designing and executing high performance-based strategies. Sarah cultivates top-tier talent, infuses expectations and accountabilities, instills customer-centric practices, accelerates innovation, and forges collaborative cultures.
Through comprehensive, human centered design, she enables digital and organizational transformation of multiple organizational domains utilizing proven methods of engagement resulting in improved experiences across the continuum.
With a B.S. in Hospitality Administration, a Master’s in Business, and a certification in Healthcare Administration, Sarah currently serves as the SVP & CIO for Tivity Health. At Tivity Health®, we work hand-in-hand with members, clients and healthcare partners to create everyday opportunities for long-lasting health and vitality. Our flagship brand SilverSneakers®, along with Prime® Fitness, and WholeHealth Living®, are sought after by consumers and organizations alike. Tivity Health is focused on becoming the modern destination for healthy living, with solutions that help adults live better and improve health outcomes while reducing healthcare costs.
She has built award-winning teams and has been recognized by The Kansas City Business Journal as a ‘Woman Who Means Business’, a “Next Gen Leader’ and ‘Rising Star’ by KC Business Magazine, and an ‘Outstanding Executive’ by Advancing Women in Technology.
Sarah is an active member of CHIME as a Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO), board and faculty member, and fellow. Sarah regularly publishes industry relevant content on her website at www.conciergeleadership.com. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the ICF and Distinguished Toastmaster, as well as Vice Chair for the SoCal Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SCSIM). She hosted the HIMSS SoCal Podcast featuring top health information technology and leadership topics with keynote guests from 2017 – 2020. She is an avid scuba diver with a passion for conservation.
Donna M. Roach, MS, CHCIO, CDH-E, FCHIME, CIO, University of Utah Health
Donna Roach serves as the chief information officer for the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics (UUHC). Previous to this, she was the vice president for information services at BJC HealthCare and Washington University Medical School and oversaw the Epic program for the 15 BJC Hospitals, the 700-physician medical group, in addition to the 2,200 physician member Washington University Medical School Faculty Practice Plan and affiliated practices.
With more than 35 years’ experience in the health care industry, Roach has focused on health care information technology for the past 30 years. She was with Ascension Information Services, serving as the chief information officer in the St. Louis corporate office, the Gulf Coast, Kansas, Michigan, and New York markets. Prior to this, she held the CIO role at Bronson Health in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois.
Roach earned her Bachelor of Science degree, health administration, from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her Master of Science in health systems management from Rush University Medical College in Chicago. She completed her fellowship at the Veterans Administration, Chicago.
Roach is a certified health care chief information officer, a fellow within the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and Healthcare Information Management Systems Society and served on the board for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. Previously, she was the president of the Michigan Chapter of Healthcare Information Management Systems Society and chair for the Michigan Hospital Association Technology Board.
She has taught at the University of Illinois – Circle Campus, Rush University Medical College, Department of Health Systems Management, and UCONN, Health Administration.
Tim Stettheimer, PhD, CHCIO, FCHIME, LCHIME, FACHE, VP of Education, CHIME, and Provost, CHIME University
Timothy Stettheimer, PhD, is Vice President of Education for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a 2,400-plus member professional organization. In this role, Dr. Stettheimer leads all education strategy for members and affiliate associations, as well as international efforts. Education initiatives include CHIME’s Fall and Spring Forums, CIO Bootcamps, Leadership Academies as well as other summits, workshops and symposia.
Dr. Stettheimer has previously served as a healthcare CIO for two decades and has worked with healthcare information technology and healthcare leaders for twenty-five years. He most recently served as the Regional Chief Information Officer (RCIO) for the South and Central Region of Ascension Information Services (AIS), which is made up of seven geographic markets as well as all senior living locations and all medical groups. As RCIO, Dr. Stettheimer was the regional leader responsible for AIS service delivery and technology visioning. He also guided governance models, served on Ascension-level committees, and supported diverse AIS functions such as goal sponsorship, compensation committee efforts, IT general control oversight, infrastructure governance, and AIS Model Community Survey action planning.
Prior to his Ascension role, Dr. Stettheimer served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for St. Vincent’s Health System, Birmingham. In this role, he was responsible for managing the Health Ministry’s technology strategy, portfolio, and operations, while serving as the Health Ministry’s technology service delivery senior escalation point. He has also served in leadership roles at Adventist Health System and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.
Dr. Stettheimer earned a doctorate in information services focused in medical informatics, information theory and design, and information policy and management from the University of North Texas in Denton. He holds a master’s degree in applied cognition and neuroscience from the University of Texas in Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Dr. Stettheimer is a fellow with both the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (FCHIME). He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), holds the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) credential, is a certified professional in healthcare information management systems (CPHIMS), and is a member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He served as a fellow through a National Institute of Health grant during his doctoral studies. Dr. Stettheimer has held faculty positions with the University of North Texas and the University of Alabama at Birmingham and serves on a number of non-profit boards.
Dr. Stettheimer has earned the Certified Healthcare CIO distinction from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). He also served as the CHIME 2010 Board Chair, the 2011 CHIME Foundation Board Chair and the 2013-1014 CHIME Education Foundation Board Chair. Dr. Stettheimer and his wife Carol live in Birmingham, AL and are the parents of four children.