CHIME Announces Scholarship Winners | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

CHIME Announces Scholarship Winners

January 30, 2009
by root
| Reprints

The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced the recipients of its Spring 2009 Healthcare CIO Boot Camp Scholarships.

Mary D. King, Director of IT-System Applications at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh, N.C., received the CHIME Women’s Boot Camp Scholarship. King has more than 25 years experience in community hospitals and state health care administration, including nearly 10 years of IT leadership.

Fernando Martinez, CTO/CSO of Broward Health in Ft. Lauderdale, was awarded the Healthcare CIO Boot Camp Minority Scholarship. Martinez has 32 years experience in healthcare with more than 12 years in extensive IT leadership positions.

Available to both CHIME members and their direct reports, the Women’s Scholarship was designed to enable more women to enter and move ahead in the healthcare IT profession, specifically into the healthcare CIO role.

The Healthcare CIO Boot Camp Minority Scholarship was developed to enable more minorities to attend CHIME’s Healthcare CIO Boot Camp program. The program is designed to assist individuals in the healthcare IT profession to develop the required skills needed for becoming successful healthcare CIOs.

The scholarships will provide full tuition for attendance at the Spring Healthcare CIO Boot Camp. For more information on CHIME scholarships, visit www.cio-chime.org.

Topics

News

UF Health Receives $2.2 Million CDC Grant for Telemedicine Project

UF Health Jacksonville in Florida will be using a $2.2 million federal grant to launch a telemedicine program aimed at improving care for patients living with HIV in an urban setting.

Epic, CVS Health Team Up to Use Analytics for Informed Medication Insights

Epic Systems and CVS Health have announced an initiative in which analytics and data sharing will be leveraged to generate insights surrounding dispensing patterns and behaviors around medication adherence.

Two Major Healthcare Collaboratives Partner to Improve Regional Data Sharing

NRHI a national organization of regional healthcare improvement collaboratives, and SHIEC, a national trade association representing health information exchanges, are now joining forces.

AMA Launches Collaborative Initiative to Tackle Health Data Issues

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced Monday that it is launching a platform, called the Integrated Health Model Initiative, to bring together healthcare providers and health technology companies around a common data model.

Anthem to Create Tech Center in Downtown Atlanta

Anthem has announced that its local Atlanta affiliate will build a new technology center downtown where 3,000 multidisciplinary IT professionals will work on innovative projects to help improve the consumer experience.

Healthcare Associations to Congress: Extend MACRA Flexibilities by Three More Years

Several prominent healthcare associations and medical societies have written a letter to leading members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, proposing to continue current MACRA flexibilities for an additional three years.