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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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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