Weekly Update
May 2 - May 9
New Offerings Now Available on
IGNITE Digital Health Learning!

Digital Health Learning

We are excited to share that more courses have been added to Ignite Digital Health Learning. These new courses include:

  • Telehealth and Mobile Health
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Future Trends in HIT
  • Culture Differences and Diversity
  • A Global Look at HIT
  • Fundamentals of a SWOT
  • Employee Evaluations and more!

COVID-19: Questions from the Community
The partnership continues between CHIME and Penn State for the global COVID-19 survey. We have received over 12,000 responses and continue to gather information and share the survey across the country and around the globe. In this video, Rob Lennon, MD, Associate Professor and clinical researcher at Penn State Health, answers questions regarding the survey from people in their community. Watch the full video.

Help us beat COVID-19! Take the survey and encourage others to do the same.
PODCASTS
Follow the Digital Health Leaders Podcast on Spotify!
Episode #5: In this episode, Russ Branzell chats with Chani Cordero, Lieutenant Colonel, COO at Presidio of Monterey Health Services, and Yuri Campbell, Administrative Fellow, at Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. This trio discusses how the military mindset and technology help health leaders adapt to changing and challenging times in healthcare. 

Please note, the people interviewed in this podcast are not representing the DoD, Defense Health Agency or Army Medicine. These are their own opinions and experiences. Listen to Episode #5
Episode #6: In this episode, Russ Branzell talks with Jon Manis, SVP and CIO of Christus Health. Jon shares his thoughts about the challenges and benefits of transforming to the "new normal," and how it will impact the patient care model, providers and health systems. This episode is brought to you by Segment Supporter, Ellkay. Listen to Episode #6
INNOVATION

Join us on Mondays and Fridays for Innovation Beyond the Edge . These 45-minute sessions provide insight from industry leaders, and include interactive learning and sharing sessions. Register to join us!
Learn more and register to attend the session on May 4.
Learn more and register to attend the session on May 8
PUBLIC POLICY

 Medicare Telehealth Policies: On Thursday Medicare announced additional telehealth billing flexibilities allowed under Medicare for providers to deliver telehealth and distanced services to patients in response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. See our updated cheat sheet for key provisions.

Interoperability Rules: On Friday, official versions of two final rules on information blocking and interoperability from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as a proposed rule outlining the civil monetary penalties for information blocking, were published. Read more about key provisions in the ONC and CMS rules in our updated cheat sheet and about key deadlines in our timeline .

FCC Telehealth Funding: Missed our webinar with two Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staffers on new telehealth funding? An archive of the presentation is available here . Also see our companion cheat sheet on both programs.

Privacy and Cybersecurity: Concerns are mounting around increased cyber threats to health systems as bad actors capitalize on the pandemic. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) released COVID-19 Email Phishing Against US Healthcare Providers and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued a threat brief on COVID-19 cyber threats .
CHIME Hour powered by CHIME Innovation
 
We have created a way for CHIME Provider members to build c amaraderie, and have some (virtual) relaxed social time with one another, especially during these challenging times.

Join us for CHIME's social hour, this coming Thursday, May 14 at 6 pm ET. Register to join us!
COVID RESOURCES
Are you looking for resources, best practices, feedback or questions regarding COVID-19? The CHIME COVID-19 Response Center is an incredible resource for all members of the CHIME community.

Stay connected for the latest updates and information. View here
COLLEGE LIVES

Aggregated Metrics: Navigating COVID-19 Together
May 6 at 2:00 p.m. ET
Session Speakers: Google Cloud team
 
Immediate Guidance for Care Teams in Documenting and Coding COVID-19
May 7 at 2 p.m. ET
Session Speaker(s):
Reid Conant, MD, FACEP, CMIO, Nuance Communications
Jared Pelo, MD, FACEP, CMIO, Nuance Communications
Robin Friday, RN, MHA, CCS, CCDS, CDIP, AHIMA-Approved CDI Trainer, Nuance Communications
 
ONLINE FOCUS GROUPS
Patient Engagement: What Really Matters?
May 28 at 2 p.m. ET
Session Speaker: Roy Kosuge, General Manager & Cheryl Cruver MPA, Chief Revenue Officer, SONIFI Health
IN-PERSON EVENTS

CHIME Announces Worry-free Registration
We understand that in light of COVID-19 you may be hesitant to register for an in-person event, so we have updated our cancellation policy.
 
You can cancel your registration for any on-location CHIME program at any time, for any reason up to the day before the meeting, and we will issue you a credit for a future CHIME offering or a full refund of your registration fee.
No questions asked.

Please note that this modified cancellation policy is subject to change, so book now to secure your worry-free registration.
July 26 - 29, 2020 | Salt Lake City, UT.
Open to members of CHIME, AEHIA, AEHIS, AEHIT, member direct reports and affiliate members. Learn more and register.
Aug. 2-4, 2020 | Ojai, CA.
Open to CMIOs, Associate CMIOs and CNIOs.
Aug. 6 - 7, 2020 | Chicago, IL.
Open to healthcare executives in the digital health ecosystem, inside and outside of CHIME membership. Learn more and register.
Early Bird registration ends June 12.
Aug. 16 - 19, 2020 | Salt Lake City, UT.
Open to members of CHIME, AEHIA, AEHIS, AEHIT, member direct reports and affiliate members.
Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2020 | Salt Lake City, UT.
Open to members of CHIME, AEHIA, AEHIS, AEHIT, member direct reports and affiliate members. Learn more and register.
BLOGS
The New Normal of Healthcare After COVID19

The current focus in healthcare is dealing with the near-term challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created. However, beyond the current crisis, we are already identifying and noticing significant changes that will become part of the new normal. Read more.
MOST WIRED
Most Wired
Survey Open!
 
The Most Wired program is extending the survey deadline to July 1 to ensure organizations have ample time to participate once the COVID-19 pandemic is contained. All survey PDF’s can be found on the website here . New this year is the Long Term Care survey along with an improved completion process that allows organizations to complete each survey type in one submission. For more information on this process or to request your survey link please contact mostwired@chimecentral.org
NEWS

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