CHIME to expand membership, initiatives

Healthcare IT News: CHIME Board Chairman George T. Hickman, CIO at Albany Medical Center, launched the 2013 CIO Forum on March 3 at HIMSS13 on a celebratory note, as he also heralded a time for change and for growth for the 1,400-member organization.

First, he called CHIME/HIMSS CIO of the Year James Turnbull to the stage. Then, he introduced longtime CHIME member and CIO Russell Branzell as CHIME’s new CEO. Branzell will work with Richard Correll, COO, to expand membership, take strong stances on health IT policies at the federal and state levels and expand education opportunities.

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