CHIME: MU Stage 3 Is “Unworkable”

Chuck Christian, VP/Technology & Engagement, Indiana Health Information Exchange

In comments submitted to CMS, CHIME expressed concern that Meaningful Use stage 3 is “too ambitious” and called for several key changes, including a 90-day reporting period for the first year of compliance. “With so few providers having demonstrated Stage 2 capabilities, we question the underlying feasibility of many requirements and question the logic of building […]

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Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME, Chapter 1

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

Modified MU requirements — “It’s a recognition of where we are in the process.”
Reaching the halfway point
“Occasionally you need to make small course corrections to stay on track.”
Need for ‘enforceable’ standards — “It’s a cornerstone”
ONC’s leadership exodus
Hiring of CIO Mike McCoy — “We’re excited about having people who lived in the trenches.”

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Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME, Chapter 2

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

Creating “a partnership and facilitation mindset”
New org to provide training, networking & advocacy for CSOs
“CIOs are getting even more concerned.”
Plans to expand LEAD
2014 Fall Forum
Best practice sharing — “Everyone is looking for the silver bullet.”

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Liz Johnson Recongized By CHIME For Policy Leadership

Liz Johnson, VP of Applied Clinical Informatics, Tenet Healthcare

Liz Johnson, chief clinical informaticist and VP of applied clinical informatics at Tenet Healthcare, has earned CHIME’s second annual Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership. Johnson, who serves as a member of the HIT Standards Committee, under ONC, is being recognized for her active role at the Federal level in educating policy makers on […]

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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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