Forget silver linings. For CHIME, the “gold lining” of the Covid-19 pandemic is the fact that the organization was able to expand and “re-ground” while others were forced to retract, says CEO Russ Branzell.
Whether it’s through sharing best practices for reducing opioid prescriptions or building a more effective benchmarking program, the goal of every CHIME initiative is the same: to make an impact, says CEO Russ Branzell.
Before HIMSS kicked off, CHIME took an opportunity to recognize the achievements of those who are making an impact in healthcare IT, and encourage attendees to continue to push for change.
In comments submitted to CMS, CHIME expressed concern that Meaningful Use stage 3 is “too ambitious” and called for several key changes, including a 90-day reporting period for the first year of compliance. “With so few providers having demonstrated Stage 2 capabilities, we question the underlying feasibility of many requirements and question the logic of building […]
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 […]