Patient ID Now Coalition Pleased Congress is Addressing Patient Misidentification

Released July 31, 2020


CHICAGO – July 31, 2020 – Patient ID Now, a coalition of leading healthcare organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Intermountain Healthcare and Premier Healthcare Alliance, is pleased that the U.S. House… read more

Residents of Some Cities Unwilling to Comply with COVID-19 Prevention Behaviors

Released June 30, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, and HERSHEY, PA, June. 30, 2020 – Several U.S. cities may be at increased risk of surges in COVID-19 cases as they reopen their economies because their residents are unwilling to follow practices that reduce the spread of the disease, according to Penn State researchers.   Dr. Robert Lennon, an associate professor of… read more

Leading Healthcare Organizations Announce Formation of Patient ID Now Coalition

Released June 30, 2020


CHICAGO – June 29, 2020 – Six leading healthcare organizations today announced the formation of a national coalition called Patient ID Now, which is committed to addressing the issue of patient identification by advocating for legislation and regulations. The founding members of Patient ID Now are the American College of Surgeons, the American Health Information… read more

CHIME Innovation’s InnoCast to Showcase Successful Startup-Provider Partnerships

Released June 22, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 22, 2020 – It’s one thing to have a creative solution that in theory solves a gnawing problem in healthcare and another to have a real-world customer who can vouch for that innovation’s value. This month the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) will kick off InnoCast, a new program that highlights… read more

CHIME’s New Digital Education Lets Health Leaders Choose What and When They Learn 

Released June 18, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 18, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has launched a new digital education resource that allows anyone in the healthcare community to experience customized e-learning based on their individual interests and schedules. The new program, Ignite: CHIME Digital Learning, lets learners explore content areas, participate in discussions, join… read more

Survey Underscores Telehealth’s Benefits during COVID-19 and Beyond

Released June 15, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, June 15, 2020 – Telehealth has been a resounding success as healthcare organizations quickly implemented solutions to remotely care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey of nearly 200 digital healthcare executives conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). Telehealth’s rapid implementation is testament to the skills… read more

CHIME Statement on Making Telehealth Changes Permanent

Released May 12, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, May 12, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is calling for the expansion of telehealth during the COVID-19 public health emergency to be made permanent in the U.S. This expansion has been facilitated through temporary flexibilities, waivers or allowances to federal rules by agencies such as the Centers… read more

Penn State, CHIME Collaborate to Distribute COVID-19 Survey Globally

Released April 13, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, April 13, 2020 – Misinformation and misunderstanding about COVID-19 and how the coronavirus spreads are fueling the pandemic whose death toll has surpassed 100,000 worldwide. To assess public perceptions about COVID-19 and identify populations whose behaviors put them at risk of infection, researchers at Penn State University released an online survey for the… read more

CHIME and PatientPing Collaborate to Educate CHIME Membership About CMS’s New Patient Access and Interoperability Rule

Released March 25, 2020


Condition of Participation Requires Hospitals Share E-notifications by September 2020   ANN ARBOR, MI, March 25, 2020 – PatientPing, a national care collaboration platform, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) today announced a collaboration to inform CHIME’s membership and the digital healthcare community of the new e-notifications condition of participation (CoP). As outlined in federal rules… read more

CHIME, Health Informatics Society of Ireland and Irish Computer Society to Launch Chapter

Released February 28, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 28, 2020 – The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the Health Informatics Society of Ireland (HISI) and the Irish Computer Society (ICS) announced today that they have formed an international chapter in Ireland. They will celebrate the official launch of the chapter today during a free educational event in Dublin that features workshops… read more

Proposed Telehealth Act Aligns with CHIME’s Goals to Improve Access and Connected Care

Released February 5, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 5, 2020 – Today U.S. Reps. Greg Gianforte (R-MT) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to facilitate the use of telehealth across the U.S. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) supports the National Telehealth Strategy and Data Advancement Act, whose introduction moves health and care one step closer… read more

Spring CIO Forum Showcases AMA’s CEO, Entrepreneur, Design Thinking Expert and Digital Innovators

Released February 4, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Feb. 4, 2020 – One day, four sessions, six speakers and infinite impact. The 2020 CHIME-HIMSS CIO Forum will take digital healthcare executives on an educational journey that will prepare them to lead change through innovation. Hosted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) in conjunction with the Healthcare Information… read more