About CHIME Foundation

The CHIME Foundation is the only nonprofit organization committed to developing meaningful partnerships between healthcare IT industry leaders and CHIME CIOs. These partnerships are driving innovation and are critical in supporting the advancement of the rapidly changing healthcare industry.

The Foundation is proud to maintain a membership that includes the world’s leading healthcare IT vendors, consultants and professional services firms. Foundation members benefit from the exclusive opportunity to partner and collaborate with the top decision makers in healthcare IT- CHIME member CIOs.


The CHIME Foundation was formed by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives Board in 1994. Incorporated as a separate non-profit organization, the Foundation was structured to support CHIME’s programs and activities, and has supported the association for over 20 years. CHIME CIOs recognize the Foundation’s support and both memberships have discovered mutual educational development benefits.


To serve the professional needs of Healthcare Chief Information Officers and to advance the strategic application of information technology in innovative ways aimed at improving the effectiveness of healthcare delivery.