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CHIME


November 7, 2016  1:30 PM

The CHIME bell sounds

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
athenahealth, Cerner, CHIME, Epic, HIMSS

PHOENIX -- Yes, the CHIME 2016 Fall Forum, the College of Health Information Management Executives' biggest annual conference, came with a soundtrack. And we're...

May 3, 2016  1:30 PM

CHIME plots ways to augment medical device interoperability

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
CHIME, device interoperability, FDA, Interoperability, ONC

The FDA is making an effort to increase medical device interoperability, but their current plan for achieving that objective isn't comprehensive enough, according to a group of healthcare CIOs and IT executives. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) wrote a letter...


March 16, 2016  1:01 PM

Healthcare groups call for 90-day meaningful use reporting period

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
CHIME, CMS, Meaningful use

In a familiar refrain, a coalition of 34 healthcare organizations -- including the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) -- has called on CMS to "act...


September 17, 2015  12:54 PM

CHIME announces changes at corporate and board levels

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Cerner, CHIME

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), the leading organization for health IT CIOs, has been going through changes. First some background.


July 15, 2015  4:47 PM

Meaningful use targeted

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
AMA, CHIME, Meaningful use

Meaningful use is in the spotlight again, but not necessarily in a good way. The American Medical Association’s (AMA) call this week to “reboot” government regulation of EHRs is the latest in a series of salvos against CMS’ meaningful use program, with some key healthcare and health IT...


April 14, 2015  12:01 PM

Proposal would shrink 2015 meaningful use attestation period

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
CHIME, EHR incentive program, Meaningful use, meaningful use attestation

Following through on a promise made earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services released a proposal to relax meaningful use reporting requirements in 2015. A major piece...


March 30, 2015  8:55 AM

Pages and pages of stage 3 rules — and moving on from stage 2; population health’s ties to machine learning; UIs hamstring VNAs

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
athenahealth, CHIME, CMS, EHR certification, meaningful use stage 2, meaningful use stage 3, population health management, Storage and PACS, VNA, Wearable devices

Spring break sure sounds good to me after CMS dropped 700-plus pages of proposed regulatory rules for stage 3 meaningful use and EHR certification for the healthcare IT industry to study up on. Opinions quickly flew around the Web about the most important parts of the proposals. Reporter


March 19, 2015  12:05 PM

CHIME leads renewed push for national patient identifier

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
CHIME, national patient ID, national patient identifier

Creating a national patient identification system has long been a goal for many healthcare system CIOs and other


February 19, 2015  1:15 PM

With ICD-10 implementation, the medical industry can escape the past

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
CHIME, ICD-10 implementation, ICD-9

I'm getting déjà vu from ICD-10, and not in a good way. As the healthcare industry marches forward on the ICD-10 implementation on Oct. 1, 2015, a look at the coding...


January 29, 2015  2:34 PM

Responding to industry pressure, CMS plans to shorten meaningful use reporting to 90 days

Scott Wallask Scott Wallask Profile: Scott Wallask
CHIME, CMS, EHR, electronic health record, meaningful use attestation, meaningful use stage 3, stage 2

Relief is coming for thousands of providers who worried about gathering and reporting EHR data for 365 days as part of stage 2 of the government's meaningful...


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