July 10, 2012
The 2012 installment of the annual "Health Care's Most Wired" survey finds hospitals nationwide leveraging health information technology in new and envelope-pushing ways.
June 12, 2012
With the May 7 closing of the comment period on the proposed rule for meaningful use Stage 2, stakeholders weighed in. Many wrote the rules were asking too much.
May 30, 2012
Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting has found a way to put more health IT experts in the field with a new junior consultant program.
May 09, 2012
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) on Wednesday submitted comments on ICD-10 proposed rulemaking to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. CHIME urged HHS to remain committed to ICD-10, while calling the one-year delay an appropriate "middle ground" for all stakeholders.
May 03, 2012
No sooner had the American Hospital Association submitted its comments on the proposed rule for Stage 2 meaningful use than they came under fire for "spurious" arguments on patient access to online information.
May 01, 2012
CHIME, which represents 1,400 healthcare CIOs across the country, is asking the government for more preparation time to demonstrate Stage 2 meaningful use, hoping to make sure the reporting is just so.
March 27, 2012
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives has designated 21 CHIME members and one CHIME Affiliate program participant Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) and CHCIO-Eligible.
February 21, 2012
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has called on the Department of Health and Human Services to "quickly and decisively" set a compliance date for ICD-10.
February 17, 2012
Rick Schooler, vice president and CIO of Orlando Health, a seven-hospital health system with a 355-member IT staff, is the 2011 John E. Gall CIO of the Year – an award given by both CHIME and HIMSS. It’s a designation that Schooler finds particularly gratifying.
February 13, 2012
In speaking with CIOs on a daily basis, we often hear them lament about the candidate-driven market and how difficult it is to hire and keep good talent.