Weekly Update
April 4-11
Stay connected to the most updated and pertinent information from
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Washington Debrief -
New E-Notifications Condition of Participation from CMS

Watch the webinar or listen to the podcast with Dr. John Glaser, Former CEO and CIO, Jay Desai, CEO & Co-Founder of PatientPing, Russell Branzell, President and CEO of CHIME, and Mari Savickis, VP of Public Policy of CHIME, to learn more about CMS’s new ADT requirements and gain valuable information about potential compliance options.

Why the "Who" Matters:
Effective Identity Management for Cybersecurity

Watch the webinar or listen to the podcast with cybersecurity experts, Michael Archuleta, CIO of Mt. San Rafael Hospital, and Erin Benson, Senior Director, Market Planning, LexisNexis Risk Solutions – Healthcare, on the impact and influence a solid identity management strategy can have on mitigating cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services continued to announce new telehealth policy flexibilities, learn more in our updated  COVID-19 telehealth cheat sheet.
On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced guidance on the new COVID-19 Telehealth Program. The Commission will soon start accepting applications. Learn more  here.

Did you know the CHIME Public Policy team has monthly webinars to keep members updated on all that is happening in health IT at the Hill? If you are interested in joining these webinars, please email Lauren Cameron: LCameron@chimecentral.org .

Learn more about Innovation Beyond the Edge and register for upcoming sessions.
CHIME Hour powered by CHIME Innovation
Virtual networking for CHIME members. Because leadership is hard, especially so in times of crisis. Register to join us next week:

Tuesday, April 7 at 9 p.m. EDT
Host: Keith Fraidenburg; Co-hosts: Russ Branzell, Tim Stettheimer and Jonathan Fritz

Thursday, April 9 at 6 p.m. EDT
Host: Jonathan Fritz; Co-hosts: Russ Branzell, Keith Fraidenburg and Tim Stettheimer

A Model for Digital Transformation
April 9, 2 p.m. EST
Speakers: Ed Marx, Chief Digital Officer, The HCI Group
Paddy Padmanabdhan, CEO, Damo Consulting, Inc.

Pandemic Tracking and Clinical Workflow Solution App
Embedded in the EHR
April 15, 2 p.m. EST
Speaker: Erik Van Eaton M.D., F.A.C.S., UW associate professor of Trauma, Burn and Critical Care and Surgery, UW Medicine

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

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


Cybersecurity in the Time of COVID-19 and Work-From-Home; Finding Capacity to Support the Current Healthcare Mission.
April 28, 2 p.m. EST
Speakers: Garrett Silver, CEO, CI Security & Fred Langston CISSP, CCSK EVP Professional Services CI Security
Flattening the Cyber Curve

The COVID-19 outbreak reaching pandemic proportions rightly has the world worrying about means of reducing transmission rates in order to keep our health systems from being overwhelmed.   Read more.


Most Wired Adjustments in Light of COVID-19

The Most Wired program is extending the survey deadline to ensure organizations have ample time to participate once the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. 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 on April 15 ; the close date will be determined later. Look for updates here .  

  • The call for proposals for CHIME20 has been extended to May 15. To submit a proposal for Track Sessions or Leadership from the Edge, visit the event page.
  • 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. 
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