Russ Branzell, CEO & President, CHIME, Chapter 1

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

Reflecting on year one — “It’s been very exciting.”
“Jumping into the Washington fray”
CHIME as “the glue” that holds associations together
The 80/20 rule
Gaining momentum on patient matching
Boot Camp for CMIOs
CIO advisory boards

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Making Sense Out Of The 2015 EHR Certification Criteria

John Halamka, MD, CIO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

There’s nothing like a crisp New England winter evening, a roaring fire, a cup of cider, and a 242 page Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to fill your Friday night. I’ve summarized the preamble and all 50 criteria to save you time as you consider the proposals during the 60-day comment period. Note that no vendor needs […]

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CHIME Policy Chat: Expiring Grants and The Great Regulation Debate

Sharon Canner, Senior Director of Advocacy, CHIME

Extending Stage 2 — “It wasn’t going to be feasible”
Learning from healthcare.gov
Working with the “data-driven” feds
DeSalvo’s lengthy to-do list
FDA health IT regulation debate — “This is very bleeding-edge policy”
Call to action for CIOs

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CHIME Policy Chat: Tacking Two Major Issues

Sharon Canner, Senior Director of Advocacy, CHIME

NHIT Week & CHIME’s public policy retreat
ONC’s environment scan
The push to extend Stage 2
Senators’ letter to HHS — “It’s a testament to the work CHIME has done”
HIMSS’ call to action
The divisive state of healthcare

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Ganguly, Babachicos, and Probst Named To CHIME Board

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CHIME has added three new members to its Board of Trustees: Cara Babachicos, Neal Ganguly, and Marc Probst. Babachicos, who serves as CIO and Corporate Director of Information Systems for the Community Hospitals and Non-Acute sites at Partners Healthcare, is a Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) with 25 years of experience in the industry. She is […]

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