CHIME’s New Digital Education Lets Health Leaders Choose What and When They Learn
ANN ARBOR, MI, June 18, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has launched a new digital education resource that allows anyone in the healthcare community to experience customized e-learning based on their individual interests and schedules. The new program, Ignite: CHIME Digital Learning, lets learners explore content areas, participate in discussions, join communities and learn at their own pace.
“With today’s digital technology, healthcare providers can deliver health and care to patients when, where and how they want it,” said Tim Stettheimer, Ph.D., vice president of education at CHIME and a former regional chief information officer for Ascension. “Thanks to an incredibly talented and creative team at CHIME, we can offer the same flexibility to anyone who wants to learn, grow and interact with healthcare peers and subject matter experts. No matter where they are in their careers, they will find valuable content in a convenient and collegial environment that is easy to navigate and available 24/7.”
Free content is available to anyone, with learning opportunities on issues and content relevant to the digital health community. Participants who subscribe have even greater access to additional premium content. Starting July 1, Ignite: CHIME Digital Learning will begin offering in-depth online courses led by senior faculty who are experts in their fields. Participants who complete these courses will be eligible to earn CHIME continuing education units (CEUs). Upcoming course topics include:
- Organizational Governance
- Digital Healthcare Leadership
- CHIME Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Prep Course
- Healthcare Cybersecurity
- How to Coach for Excellence
- Analytics and Data Governance
“As devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, it has shown us that with the right leadership and innovative thinking, we can do amazing work,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell Branzell. “Our digital leaders have prepared themselves for moments like this, positioning their healthcare organizations for success. Through our digital learning resources, participants can develop the skills and knowledge they need to face any challenge, learning from leaders with real-world experience.”
CHIME Digital Learning also will host the first Digital CIO Boot Camp beginning July 1 with Stettheimer and Branzell as lead instructors. A second Digital CIO Boot Camp is scheduled for August.
Ignite: CHIME Digital Learning is available online at http://ignitedigital.org. From there, visitors can begin learning and subscribe and access premium content where they can continue making connections and tracking their progress. Participants are encouraged to check in frequently to access the growing list of courses.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers (CIOs), chief medical information officers (CMIOs), chief nursing information officers (CNIOs), chief innovation officers (CIOs), chief digital officers (CDOs) and other senior healthcare IT leaders. With more than 3,200 members in 56 countries and over 150 healthcare IT business partners and professional services firms, CHIME provides a highly interactive, trusted environment enabling senior professional and industry leaders to collaborate, exchange best practices, address professional development needs and advocate the effective use of information management to improve the health and care in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit chimecentral.org.
Director of Communications and Public Relations, CHIME