“There aren’t many people who, in a moment’s notice, would drop everything and come help us if we needed it,” said Russ Branzell, President and CEO of CHIME, speaking about his friend, Tim Stettheimer. In a recent interview, Branzell talked about the enormous impact Stettheimer had on the industry, the qualities he embodied as a teacher and mentor, and the huge task CHIME faces in replacing him.
Large vendors aren’t the only ones shaping the future of healthcare – so why do they have the biggest platforms? It doesn’t have to be that way, says Dan Nigrin, MD, who talks about what made ViVE a success during its inaugural run, and how CHIME and HLTH have incorporated feedback to make the event as valuable as possible for healthcare leaders.
In remembrance of Tim Stettheimer, who passed away Feb. 9 at age 56, those who knew him professionally and personally share their favorite memories of his teachings, his mentorship, his friendship, and his bear hugs.
For healthcare IT leaders, recruiting and retaining a strong workforce has proven extremely challenging. But for some, it’s also an “opportunity for innovation and thinking differently,” said Theresa Meadows, speaking on a CHIME panel with John Glaser and Andrea Daugherty.
The potential offered by hospital-at-home models to improve patient satisfaction and outcomes while more effectively utilizing staff is sky-high, but for many organizations, obstacles like connectivity and lack of training continue to stand in the way, according to Jim Feen, Audrius Polikaitis, and Stephanie Lahr.