Schade Named CIO Of The Year

Sue Schade, CIO, University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Sue Schade, CIO at University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, has been named recipient of the 2014 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year Award. “I am very honored,” said Schade. “I am passionate about my work in healthcare and IT. With talented and dedicated IT teams over the years, we’ve been able […]

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Christian Steps In As CHIME Board Chair

Chuck Christian, VP/CIO, St. Francis Hospital

Starting next month, Chuck Christian, VP and CIO of St. Francis Hospital, will begin his term as CHIME’s 2015 Board of Trustees Chair. He succeeds Randy McCleese, whose term will end on December 31. “I’m humbled and feel extremely fortunate to lead CHIME during this critical and transformative time in healthcare,” said Christian. “I look […]

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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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Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME, Chapter 1

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

Thoughts on MU final rule
“Let’s just create a little flexibility.”
Addressing AHIMA
Patient identifiers — “It’s going to take some revolutionary action.”
Interoperability timelines
IT staff burnout
“We cannot adapt to this much change as fast as we can deploy the technology.”

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CHIME Adds Three New Board Members

Albert Oriol, CIO, Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center

CHIME has elected three new members to its Board of Trustees: Myra Davis, Liz Johnson, and Albert Oriol. Davis, who serves as senior VP of Information Management and CIO at Texas Children’s Hospital, was the recipient of the 2013 CHIME Transformational Leadership Award. She has 25 years of experience leading IT. Johnson is Chief Clinical Informatics […]

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