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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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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CHIME: Final Rule Jeopardizes Future Of MU

Russell Branzell, President & CEO, CHIME

When CMS and ONC published the final rule last week granting additional flexibility for meeting Meaningful Use requirements in 2014, they failed to address a major issue, according to CHIME. The final rule will extend Stage 2 through 2016 for certain providers, and will push back Stage 3 until 2017. It will also grant providers […]

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