Russ Branzell, CEO & President, CHIME, Chapter 2

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

CHIME Speakers Bureau
Disappointment with ICD-10 delay — “Organizations literally were flipping switches as of that week.”
Working with AHIMA
Pushing for “reasonable flexibility” on MU 2
New membership groups
First-year success — “We were able to make some major ground in the industry.”

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McCulloch Named VP of Membership Development at CHIME

George McCulloch, EVP, Membership & Professional Development, CHIME (former Deputy CIO, Vanderbilt University MC)

George McCulloch has been appointed as CHIME’s first executive vice president of Membership and Professional Development. According to CHIME, the new role is designed to help promote the organization’s expansion initiatives to better serve its members. “We are extremely pleased to have a seasoned CIO and industry professional of George’s caliber join CHIME’s senior management […]

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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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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: Looming Deadlines in 2014

Sharon Canner, Senior Director of Advocacy, CHIME

A cybersecurity framework
Seeking “a balance between flexibility and being prescriptive.”
Patient data matching in Stage 3
SGR & payment reform
Staying the course with ICD-10
Clearing up the MU confusion — “None of the deadlines have changed for 2014.”

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