Navigant (NYSE:NCI) has joined the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive (CHIME) as a foundation partner for 2016. The CHIME Foundation's mission is to collaborate with other thought leaders in the advancement of strategic and innovative applications within healthcare information technology.
“As the role of technology continues to drive accelerated improvement in healthcare, we are pleased to partner with an organization that understands and supports this evolution,” said David Burik, managing director and Navigant Healthcare consulting leader. “As one of the select healthcare vendors in CHIME, we look forward to working collaboratively with the organization’s CIO members in defining the future of technologically-enabled healthcare delivery.”
The CHIME Foundation provides, and participates in, educational initiatives and programs that serve the professional development needs of both CHIME and CHIME Foundation members. Annually, the CHIME Foundation awards those exploring ways to make a difference in Healthcare with recognitions such as Innovator of the Year and the CHIME Collaboration Award, excellence in innovation demonstrating value and creative use of technology by both individuals and firms are shared.
“We look forward to collaborating with CIOs with the development of best practices that maximize the investments they made in EMRs,” said James McHugh, a managing director in Navigant’s Revenue Cycle Management Consulting division. “Through our client interactions, we are able to provide industry insights on what the top priorities are in 2016 for IT and the Revenue Cycle and expect to conduct educational sessions that focus on reducing risks when implementing the revenue cycle portion of an EMR.”
About the CHIME Foundation
The CHIME Foundation is a non-profit organization composed of select healthcare IT vendors and professional services firms. CHIME Foundation members benefit from the unique opportunity to partner and collaborate with more than 1,800 CHIME members. The CHIME Foundation provides and participates in educational initiatives and programs that serve the professional development needs of CHIME and CHIME Foundation members. These initiatives and partnerships advance the strategic and innovative applications of healthcare information technology.