CHIME Policy Chat: Using Pushback To Move Forward

Sharon Canner, Senior Director of Advocacy, CHIME

Keeping the MU 2 start date
Embracing opposition — “Criticism can only inform.”
Data matching & patient consent workgroups
Need for “action-oriented best practices”
The unique patient ID issue
CHIME comments on Stark

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Survey: CIOs Support MU Delay, Citing Barriers That Still Exist

Delays Will Keep MU On The Right Track, CIOs Say

Although the majority of CIOs support an extension of Meaningful Use stage 2 and believe the federal incentive program is headed in the right direction, serious concerns remain, according to the May healthsystemCIO.com Snap Survey. Nearly 70 percent of CIOs said they believe while Meaningful Use has played a key role in advancing the healthcare […]

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Jim Turnbull, CIO, University of Utah Health Care, Chapter 3

Jim Turnbull, CIO, University of Utah Health Care

Early HIT days in Canada
Thoughts on MU — “We’re on the verge of some major breakthroughs.”
Value-driven outcomes
Working closely with docs — “That’s where the big opportunities are.”
Push for a unique patient identifier
“Co-opetition” with Intermountain Healthcare
CHIME CIO of the Year — “It was quite a surprise.”

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Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 1

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

About Hugh Chatham
CPSI at the core, Medhost in the ED
Skipping the warm-up & jumping right into the CIO role
Patch Tuesdays — “We’re constantly fixing something.”
Weighing privacy and sanitation issues with palm vein scanning
Iris biometrics — “I liked the cutting-edge technology”
Attesting to MU

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CHIME Policy Chat: Moving The Ball Forward

Sharon Canner, Senior Director of Advocacy, CHIME

CHIME’s comments on MU stage 3 — “Pace is a deep concern”
Hospital readiness for EHR-generated CQMs
Underutilized CMS pilot programs
StateNet opportunities
The “hunger” for best practices
Gearing up for HIMSS13

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