College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

By Healthcare IT News 11:11 am December 06, 2011
Charles Christian Charles Christian: CIO of Good Samaritan Hospital, a 232-bed hospital in Vincennes, Ind. 2010 John E. Gall CIO of the Year Award Fellow of both CHIME and HIMSS Formerly served on the CHIME Board of Trustees and is a past chairman of the HIMSS Board of Directors
By Diana Manos 03:51 pm December 05, 2011
The Health IT Policy Committee, the advisory panel to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), voted June 8 to recommend delaying the start of Stage 2 of meaningful use until 2014.
By Bernie Monegain 11:29 am December 05, 2011
Chief medical information officers started to be in great demand in 2011 – just as the job was getting more demanding.
By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am December 05, 2011
In March, the big question weighing on the minds of policymakers was a crucial one: Wait, or move ahead on Stage 2 of meaningful use?
By Michelle McNickle 12:48 pm November 08, 2011
Whether it's meaningful use or simply finding the right personnel, 2012 promises to be chock-full of tricky IT issues for physician practices. Bob Dean, vice president of technology at ChartLogic, gives us the top 10 challenges for physician practices in the new year.
By Bernie Monegain 10:12 am October 31, 2011
It helped that Stage 1 meaningful use requirements matched the strategic plan that MedCentral Health System in Shelby, Ohio, already had in place, says Mike Mistretta, vice president and CIO of the two-hospital health system.
By Bernie Monegain 06:33 am October 27, 2011
Less than 10 percent of healthcare providers are more than halfway ready for ICD-10, according to a new report from research firm KLAS. Two that are well on their way to compliance, however, are Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego and St. Louis, Mo.-based SSM Health Care.
By Bernie Monegain 03:35 pm October 26, 2011
Global economic forces will compel the U.S. healthcare system to change the way it delivers care -- whether the key players are ready or not, former Health and Human Services Secretary Michael O. Leavitt told an audience of about 700 healthcare CIOs Wednesday morning.
By Tom Sullivan 10:57 am October 21, 2011
George Roman of the AMGA shares his initial impressions of the final regs. While it’s too early to make any final conclusions, he says, it seems CMS has made some critical changes.
By Bernie Monegain 09:56 am October 21, 2011
Some 26 percent of CIOs say their organizations have qualified to receive stimulus funding under the HITECH Act, and others expect to qualify in ensuing years, according to a recent survey from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

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