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.