February 06, 2013
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is urging the federal government to ensure that patients are matched correctly to their health information. CHIME said it agreed with ONC that, "the accurate and efficient matching of patients to their health information is critical to ensuring patient safety."
January 28, 2013
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) says hospitals are not ready for quality reporting via EHRs. In its comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, submitted Jan. 28, CHIME warned that existing technology and workflow burdens make accurate and complete quality data reporting through the EHR nearly...
January 14, 2013
The American Medical Association and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives have both submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator, laying out their concerns about -- and suggestions for -- Stage 3 meaningful use.
January 09, 2013
Rural and community hospitals should develop an effective plan of action that unites IT departments, internal administration and clinical providers to have the best chance of meeting meaningful use, according to a new brief from Stoltenberg Consulting.
January 07, 2013
James Turnbull, chief information officer at University of Utah Health Care, has been named the 2012 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and HIMSS.
November 30, 2012
While smaller critical access hospitals often struggle to successfully and affordably implement electronic health records, a recent case study conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives found that Henry County Health Center in central Iowa is well on its way to success.
November 06, 2012
The demands of meeting meaningful use measures within the HHS's established timeframe has industry CIOs strapped and left facing serious IT staff shortages, according to the findings of an October CHIME survey.
November 02, 2012
As information technology becomes ever more central to healthcare, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced Thursday that it will create a new leadership role to help guide the organization's future growth.
October 24, 2012
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Foundation has announced that John Glaser, CEO of Siemens Healthcare, Health Services Business Unit, has been selected as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.
October 24, 2012
The federal government may have delayed the start of Stage 2 of meaningful use by a year, to 2014, but that does not mean healthcare providers should relax in their pursuit of the intended goals of the EHR incentive program, namely better, safer healthcare at lower cost.