Weekly Update
April 11-18
Our Foundation partners have developed many innovative COVID-related products and services to assist the health IT community. To help viewers easily find and review these resources, we have created a new feature inside the COVID-19 Response Center. Simply click on the “Foundation Partners Special Offers” button on the left side of the community page to see the full listing.
CHIME Collaborates with Penn State College of Medicine

CHIME is collaborating with Penn State College of Medicine on an important, global COVID-19 survey. The data will help us identify immediately solvable public misunderstandings about COVID-19.
Toby Gouker Talks About
the CHISL Certification

Listen to Amy Proffitt speak with Toby Gouker, CISO for First Healthcare Advisory Services, as they discuss CHISL certification.

CHIME Hour powered by CHIME Innovation
Leadership is hard, especially so in times of crisis. We have created a virtual networking space for CHIME members to connect, listen and share with colleagues who may be managing similar challenges.

We are trying something new for the coming week!

Register to join us Thursday, April 16 from 7-10 p.m. EDT. Members are encouraged to join on the hour ( 7, 8 or 9 p.m.) to be placed into breakout rooms with other members, but are welcome to join at any time.

Host: Jonathan Fritz; Co-hosts: Russ Branzell, Keith Fraidenburg, Tim Stettheimer and Michelle Patterson

Policy Webinars
Our public policy team is hosting a webinar on Thursday, April 16 at 11 a.m. ET and will give an update on the latest around the stimulus packages. Email us if you want to be added to the appointment.

Join the policy team Wednesday, April 22 at 2 p.m. ET for a webinar outlining in detail all the telehealth and privacy waivers issued by the administration. Speakers include Alaap Shah, JD, MPH, Attorney, Epstein Becker Green; Mari Savickis, VP, Public Policy, CHIME and Andrew Tomlinson, Director, Federal Affairs, CHIME. Register

Policy Cheat Sheets
The policy team has the following new cheat sheets for you: CMS ADT requirements; FAQs on ADT requirements; Stimulus overview; HHS telehealth waivers.

Innovation Beyond the Edge is a 12-part virtual innovation series taking place on Mondays and Fridays through the end of May. Learn more about these interactive learning and sharing sessions, and register to attend!

Healthcare’s Age of Automation:
Innovations in Workflows with a New Workforce
April 29, 12 p.m. ET
Speaker: Alice Khosravy, Partner, Healthcare Consulting Services, RSM US

Check out the latest webinars available to you and your team!


What Does Virtual or Remote Employee Experience Mean to Healthcare
May 7, 2 p.m. ET

As employee experience becomes a major factor in where increasingly scarce clinical talent chooses to practice, VMware is seeking to better understand how leading healthcare organizations are dealing with caregiver onboarding, choice and experience. Register


Please take a moment to complete this survey from Gartner.  
Telehealth on the Rise

The COVID-19 pandemic has the world worrying about how to reduce transmission rates in order to keep our health systems from being overwhelmed.    Read more.
Most Wired Survey Opening Soon

The pdf versions of the surveys (Acute, Ambulatory and – new this year – Long Term Care) are available on the website.

The online survey will open soon ; the close date will be determined later. Look for updates here .  

  • Help Mimecast in its mission to contribute to the development of the next generation of health IT leaders. Simply complete a form at this link, and Mimecast will make a $200 donation toward the CHIME Education Foundation. This will help at a time when the need for qualified professionals is increasingly critical. 
  • John Kravitz and Aaron Miri discuss the Cloud and strategies to manage COVID-19 in a healthsystemCIO.com webinar.
  • Drones could help transport supplies, coronavirus tests
  • Seattle Children’s imaging expert uses CT scanner and 3D printing to replace vital equipment parts
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