September 4-6, 2019 | Register Now!
CHIME PARTNER EDUCATION SUMMIT
Invest in your career and strengthen your business relationships.
The CHIME Partner Education Summit (CPES) provides CHIME Foundation firms with a unique educational opportunity to learn about IT strategies and partnership values directly from prominent CHIME CIO’s. The education will include dialogue on the compelling challenges healthcare IT executives face in their daily roles as well as recommendations on how to address their needs associated with the continual transformation of healthcare IT.
New Features for 2019:
- Breakout tracks for leaders and executives in sales, marketing and customer success roles
- TEDx style presentations with the theme, “The Evolving Healthcare Landscape”
- CFCHE-centric breakouts on technical proficiency, hospital/healthcare expertise, and relationship building (domains 2,5 & 6)
- And much more!
At CHIME Foundation’s annual CPES event, leading provider CIOs will take Foundation firms on a deep dive into the world of delivery system transformation and what they need to be successful. It is an excellent venue for bringing together sales and marketing teams to learn directly from their target customers – how to build and maintain long term strategic partnerships in the world of health IT.
Over 175 Foundation firm individual members attended last year’s event – representing 51 Foundation firm organizations.
Attendees are eligible to earn up to earn up to 15 CEUs.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the CHIME Partner Education Summit?
The CHIME Partner Education Summit (CPES) is an exciting new program exclusively available to CHIME Foundation firm representatives. The objective of CPES is to provide educational and professional development opportunities for Foundation representatives in support of CHIME’s mission: Exceptional Leaders Transforming Healthcare.
View our webinar for
an overview of the program.
Why should I attend?
At CHIME Foundation’s annual CPES event, leading provider CIOs will take Foundation firms on a deep dive into the world of delivery system transformation and what they need to be successful. This is an education event targeted directly for Foundation firm members taught by a faculty of prominent CIO’s. It is an excellent venue for bringing together sales and marketing teams to learn directly from their target customers – how to build and maintain long term strategic partnerships in the world of health IT. It’s time to be recognized as a trusted partner, and not just another vendor!
When is the event, where is it and how long will it last?
CPES 2019 will take place September 4-6, at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel.
How much does it cost?
$995 per person- make sure to take advantage of the early bird registration fee of $795.00 before it ends on August 19. There are group discounts available for those sending 5-9 team members (10% discount) or 10+ team members (15% discount). Email the Foundation for your team’s code.
Where can I register?
Registration is open and you can register here.
Is there a limit on the number of registrations our company can use?
There is no registration limit per Foundation firm. Anyone from a CHIME Foundation firm with a vested interest in learning directly from the healthcare IT leaders of CHIME is encouraged to attend.
Who is presenting and what will the conference cover?
Educational sessions will be presented by healthcare IT leaders – members (CIOs and CMIOs) of CHIME. Educational sessions are designed specifically for Foundation firms. Topics to be covered include:
- The New Technology Fabric of Healthcare
- Marketing in Today’s Healthcare Environment; How to Influence in Today’s SPAM World
- View of Healthcare IT and Clinical Organizations: Spotlight on Decision-Making Authority
- The Shift to the Cloud and what it means for business associates
- Hospital and Healthcare Expertise (CFCHE Domain 5)
What is the format?
CPES19 will be a blended format of panel discussions, general session speakers, as well as receptions.
Is there a conference dress code?
It is recommended that you dress business casual for CPES.
Can I earn educational credits that will count towards my CFCHE (CHIME Foundation Certified Healthcare Executive) certification?
Yes, by attending CPES19, you can earn CEUs towards your CFCHE certification. For those not yet CFCHE certified, exam opportunities will be available at CPES19. The CFCHE designation serves to recognize those who understand the various responsibilities and strategic vision of a healthcare leader, and who can successfully evaluate and implement strategies to produce the best results for their organization and business partners. LEARN MORE
Why should I go to CPES when I was already planning on going to the CHIME CIO Fall Forum?
CPES is designed from the ground up specifically for you and your team. While the Fall CIO Forum is the perfect avenue for you to reach and network with our CHIME members (CIOs)- CPES is the perfect opportunity to prepare and strengthen your skills to better serve the members of CHIME.
Loews Chicago O’Hare
5300 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
RESERVATIONS: You may book on-line or call 1-773-380-9600. Be sure to mention that you are with the CHIME Partner Education Summit (CPES19).
The reservation cut-off has been extended to Aug. 9. A one-night room and tax deposit is required to hold the reservation. Reservations received after the cut-off will be on a rate and space-available basis only. Make your reservations NOW!
ROOM RATE: A block of rooms has been reserved for CHIME members at the special rate of $169.00 per night for single/double occupancy. Additional Charges include current room tax of 14%
Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Should you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so no later than 24-hours prior to the date of your arrival to receive a full refund of your deposit.
LOCATION: The resort is located approximately 2 miles from the Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD).
Transportation: The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle service to and from the terminals.
Visit the Loews Hotel website for more transportation details and options.
FEES & PAYMENT
The early bird registration fee for CPES19 is $795.00, extended through Sept 3. The registration fee includes all program materials as well as breakfasts, lunches, and receptions.
Registration will increase once on-site to $995.00. Reserve your spot now!
All funds must be in US dollars. Checks should be made payable to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and mailed to 710 Avis Drive, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48108.
There are group discounts available for those sending 5-9 team members (10% discount) or 10+ team members (15% discount). Please contact the Foundation team at [email protected] to secure your firm’s discount code.
Cancellation Policy: Due to the limited capacity of this program, no refunds will be made for cancellations received on or after August 19, 2019.
Please note: Attendance is not transferable to another offering of the program.
SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
Sept. 4 Topic Speakers 1:30pm Depart for Site Visit Craig Joseph, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Avaap
Randy McCleese, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center
2:30-3:15pm Site Visit – Day in the Life 3:30pm – 4:30pm Healthcare 101
Healthcare Landscape, Healthcare Segmentation; how it’s changing (e.g. Mergers/acq), Current Challenges and Opportunities
6pm Welcome Reception Sept. 5 Topic Speakers 8am Breakfast 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Opening Remarks 9:15am-10:00am Opening Keynote: The New Technology Fabric of Healthcare David Chou 10:00am- 10:30 Break BREAKOUTS 10:30 – 11:30am Selling in Today’s Healthcare Environment; Who, What and How Steve Eckert, RHQ 10:30- 11:30am Marketing in Today’s Healthcare Environment; How to Influence in Today’s SPAM World David Chou, Michael Archuleta, Sarah Richardson, Denise Webb 10:30- 11:30am Customer Success in Today’s Healthcare Environment; Who to Target and How to Measure Success Kent Gale, KLAS; Carina Edwards, Quil Health 11:30-12:45pm Lunch 1:00- 1:45pm Keynote Session: View of Healthcare IT and Clinical Organizations: Spotlight on Decision-Making Authority Tressa Springmann, LifeBridge Health BREAKOUTS 2:00-3:00pm Hospital and Healthcare Expertise (CFCHE Domain 5) Cyndi Cahill, Partner, Atos 2:00-3:00pm Relationship Building and Collaboration (CFCHE Domain 6) Randy McCleese, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center 2:00-3:00pm Technical Proficiency (CFCHE Domain 2) Spenser Hamons, NetApp UN-Conference 3:00-5:00pm Sales Executives and Managers 3:00-5:00pm Marketing Executives and Managers 3:00-5:00pm Customer Success/Relationship Executives& Managers 5pm Reception and Networking on Site Sept. 6 Topic Speakers 8am Breakfast 9am Opening Remarks: Chair, Board, Russ Carina Edwards, Russ Branzell 9:30-9:45 (topic)
Closing Keynote: Evolving Healthcare Landscape
· The shift to value based care; meaning for sales/risk based contracts
· The Shift to the Cloud and what it means for business associates
· Public Policy, New relevant legislation & how to stay update to date
Shafiq Rab, SVP & CIO, Rush University Medical Center
Cara Babachicos, South Shore Health System
Aaron Brooks, Attorney, Holmstrom & Kennedy
Denise Webb, Independent Health IT Strategic Consultant
10:30am Closing CHIME Foundation Update-
Best practices from existing Foundation firms
ALL CFCHE 12 – 3pm Take the exam
CPES19 Keynote Speaker
David Chou, CHCIO
David Chou is a healthcare industry leader in the digital space. Chou has held executive roles with the Cleveland Clinic, Children’s Mercy Hospital, University of Mississippi Medical Center, AHMC Healthcare, Prime Healthcare, and is also advising many academic medical centers and healthcare startups.
Chou is a dynamic keynote speaker and industry commentator working with clients to transform their business models using technology. He has spoken around the world at healthcare tech-related conferences, including keynotes for leading industry events and intimate executive settings. He is also one of the most mentioned CIOs in the media and well quoted in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, Modern Healthcare, HIMSS Media, ZDNet, CIO.com, Huffington Post, and Becker’s Healthcare. Chou is an active member of both ACHE and HIMSS while serving on the board for CHIME.
CPES19 FacultyMichael Archuleta, MBA, CIO, Mt. San Rafael Hospital
Cara Babachicos, Senior VP and CIO, South Shore Health
Aaron W. Brooks, CIO at HolmstromKennedyPC
Cyndi Vely Cahill, SVP Atos Digital Health Consulting
Steve Eckert, Senior Partner at ResourcingHQ
Carina Edwards, CEO at Quil
Kent L. Gale, Founder & Chairman of KLAS
Spencer Hamons, CHCIO, CFCHE, FACHE Executive Architect at NetApp
Craig Joseph, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Avaap
Randy McCleese, FACHE, CHCIO, FHIMSS, FCHIME, LCHIME
Shafiq Rab, MD, MPH, CHCIO, Chair, CHIME Board; SVP & CIO, Rush University Medical Center
Jennifer Ramstrom, VP, CHIME Foundation & CHIME Tech
Sarah Richardson, MBA, CHCIO, CPC, FCHIME, VP of Change Management, IT, OptumCare
Tressa Springmann, Chief Information Officer, Lifebridge Health
Denise Webb, Independent Health IT Strategic Consultant, former CIO at Marshfield Clinic Health System
“CPES was an INVALUABLE experience for me and for my team members who attended because it gave us the opportunity to get real time info and opinions on the industry from CIO’s in the trenches. The time spent in Chicago was well worth it!
Cyndi Cahill, Senior Vice President at Atos Healthcare
Other Foundation firm attendees shared positive reviews:
“Good to hear real world problems and approaches.”
“Excellent speakers. Extremely helpful to better understand the mission.”
“We are very much looking forward to the third year of CPES, as each time we gain insights into the industry from key healthcare executives.”
“Great event, best I have attended so far. A lot more people from my company should attend next time around.”
Please contact [email protected] with any questions about the CHIME Partner Education Summit.