College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

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A Welcome Extension, For Most

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | December 9, 2013

After months of physicians, hospitals and IT groups calling for more time to complete Meaningful Use, the federal government responded. Although not everyone is pleased. Read More »

At Boston CHIME LEAD Forum, the Cybersecurity Message is Loud and Clear: Good Defense is the Best Offense

Rajiv Leventhal | Healthcare Informatics | June 22, 2016

At the Boston CHIME LEAD forum, held on Wednesday, June 22 at the Aloft Boston Seaport Hotel, and cosponsored by the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2—a sister organization to Healthcare Informatics under the Vendome Group, LLC corporate umbrella), expert health IT security panelists discussed the key components of an effective healthcare cybersecurity strategy...

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CHIME and DirectTrust Announce Collaboration

Press Release | CHIME, DirectTrust | August 30, 2017

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and DirectTrust today announced they are collaborating to promote the universal deployment of the DirectTrust framework and health information exchange network as the common electronic interface for health information exchange across the U.S...

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CHIME Calls For Stage 2 Delay

Erin McCann | Government Health IT | May 6, 2013

Responding to a feedback request from Senators on Capitol Hill regarding health IT adoption, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives called for a one-year pushback of the Stage 2 meaningful use deadline and defended the efficacy of the federal incentive program. Read More »

CHIME Wants 1-Year Extension Of Meaningful Use Stage 2

Dan Bowman | FierceEMR | May 6, 2013

In response to a call last month from six GOP senators to reboot the Meaningful Use incentive program, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives said, instead, it would like to see more time given to providers, payers and vendors to meet Stage 2 to allow the program to flourish. Read More »

CHIME, HL7 Applaud ONC Road Map, JASON Task Force Recommendations

Dan Bowman | Fierce Health IT | October 16, 2014

Health industry groups expressed optimism following the Oct. 15 meeting of the federal government's Health IT Policy and Standards committees to discuss a draft interoperability road map unveiled by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.  In particular, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and Health Level Seven International (HL7) viewed the road map as a step in the right direction...

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CIOs To Fed Advisors On Stage 2: We Need More Time

Joseph Goedert | HealthData Management | July 23, 2013

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives recently called for a one-year extension of Stage 2 of the electronic health records meaningful program, and on July 23 several CIOs testified before federal advisory committees on why the extension is needed. Read More »

CMS Extends Hospital 2014 Meaningful Use Reporting Deadline

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | November 24, 2014

The 2014 meaningful use reporting deadline for eligible hospitals and CAHs is now set for Dec. 31, 2014...

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D.C. Report: Mostashari Says, 'Now Is Not the Right Time' For NwHIN Governance

Jeff Smith | Healthcare Informatics | September 11, 2012

During the 40th meeting of the Health IT Policy Committee held in Washington this week, members were given an overview of Meaningful Use Stage 2 by officials from CMS and ONC.  And in the waning hours of the day-long meeting, Dr. Farzad Mostashari revealed that ONC has decided to put plans for further regulation of the Nationwide Health Information Exchange (NwHIN) on hold. Read More »

Dr. Halamka’s Dramatic MU Prediction In Boston

Mark Hagland | Healthcare Informatics | May 13, 2014

John Halamka, M.D. predicted on May 13 that 80 percent of U.S. hospitals would fail to attest to MU Stage 2 on time

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FBI Agent to CHIME Attendees: The Cybersecurity Environment Is Becoming More Dangerous

Mark Hagland | Healthcare Informatics | August 15, 2016

The level of cybersecurity threat is growing exponentially in healthcare right now, but there are some very clear strategies that the leaders of patient care organizations can and should do in order to fight back. That was the core of the message that Timothy J. Wallach, a supervisory special agent in the Cyber Task Force in the Seattle Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) told attendees Monday morning at the CHIME/AEHIS LEAD Forum Event, being held at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront in Seattle...

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Geisinger's Glenn Steele: OpenNotes Changing Care At A Fundamental Level

Dan Bowman | Fierce Health IT | November 5, 2014

Through initiatives like the OpenNotes project, Danville, Pennsylvania-based Geisinger Health System is aiming to change patient care at a fundamental level, CEO Glenn Steele said during a keynote speech at last week's College of Healthcare Information Management Executives annual fall forum in San Antonio, Texas...

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Healthcare Cybersecurity Task Force Seeks Industry Input

Elizabeth Snell | Health IT Security | September 20, 2016

The recently appointed Healthcare Cybersecurity Task Force is hoping that a crowdsourcing approach will draw in the necessary advice and insight for how the group can best implement change to keep the healthcare industry secure against evolving threats. The Task Force was created under the Cybersecurity Information Security Act of 2015...

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Healthcare Uncertainty Reigns Supreme

Ken Congdon | Healthcare Technology Online | November 16, 2012

I usually don’t reference studies conducted exclusively by health IT vendors in my columns. [...] However, I’m breaking this self-imposed rule this week by highlighting data from a recent study conducted by Greenway Medical Technologies titled Healthcare Information Technology: Trends And Transformations. Read More »

Heavyweights Lead Charge For More Time On EHR Meaningful Use

Joseph Conn | Modern Publication | September 6, 2014

A host of heavyweight healthcare organizations is calling for HHS to back off of the requirement to meet meaningful-use criteria for all of 2015 for the federally funded electronic health-record incentive payment program, insisting that the future of the program is at stake...

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