College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

By Neil Versel 02:09 pm October 23, 2012
Health and Human Services officials, who spoke this week at the CHIME12 Annual Fall Forum, are pushing back against Republican questions of the appropriateness of the $27 billion meaningful use EHR Incentive Program.
By Erin McCann 09:02 am October 22, 2012
A newly implemented medication barcoding system at the Michigan-based Beaumont Health System helped the organization prevent a total of 23,500 possible drug errors within a six-month time period, officials announced Friday.
By Neil Versel 11:00 am October 19, 2012
Speaking at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) annual CIO Forum, ONC chief Farzad Mostashari described the failings of paper records with a personal story.
By Mike Miliard 10:41 am October 02, 2012
Chief information officers were scrambling to wade through and make sense of more than 1,000 pages of Stage 2 meaningful use rules yesterday afternoon, with some poring over the details late into the night. Most seem pleased, so far, but say there's lots of work to do.
By Erin McCann 03:10 pm September 26, 2012
Chief information officers at healthcare organizations nationwide are confronted with growing challenges as they continue to see IT staff shortages, according to the findings of a CHIME survey released Thursday.
By Mike Miliard 10:43 am September 05, 2012
A new case study from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) shows how Fort Worth, Texas-based Cook Children's Medical Center has seen benefits from an electronic barcoding system that verifies medication delivery.
By Erin McCann 10:41 am August 27, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services' Aug. 24 decision finalizing a one-year delay for the ICD-10 switchover has elicited both favor and concern among industry groups.
By Mike Miliard 11:36 am August 24, 2012
Chief information officers were scrambling to wade through and make sense of more than 1,000 pages of Stage 2 meaningful use rules yesterday afternoon, with some poring over the details late into the night. Most seem pleased, so far, but say there's lots of work to do.
By Bernie Monegain 12:37 pm August 23, 2012
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is pleading for clear "next steps" for putting health IT to work on what the organization calls "one of the most daunting challenges providers face today" -- a mix of competing ways to measure clinical quality.
By Diana Manos 09:19 am August 03, 2012
Stoltenberg Consulting has found a way to put more health IT experts in the field with a new junior consultant program.

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