• AEHIS Fall Summit

    Spark discussion, shape your association – join us for the 2019 AEHIS Fall Summit!

    Health IT security leaders are challenged daily with an onslaught of cyber attacks such as malware, ransomware, phishing campaigns, threats to medical devices, and even DDoS attacks. Increasingly complex governmental security regulations further complicate the healthcare CISO’s overall objective of safeguarding the network and protecting patient information. As the threats grow and oversight becomes more necessary, your security practices must align with overall organizational strategies, leveraging the technology and services that will help expand security boundaries.

    Despite these daunting demands and complex solutions, you have a valuable resource at your fingertips. That resource is, of course, your colleagues! To learn from others in the industry, AEHIS is pleased to announce our three-day 2019 Fall Summit, open exclusively to AEHIS members.

    The 2019 AEHIS Fall Summit will feature IT security speakers and presentations, and create a collaborative environment to enable you and your team keep your organizations secure and become better leaders in the transformation of healthcare IT.

  • Registration Information

    To Register:  

    Complete the online registration with payment information; VISA/MasterCard/AMEX number with expiration date and security code. 

    Or, mail your check payable to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives to:

    710 Avis Drive
    Suite 200
    Ann Arbor, Michigan 4810
    All funds must be in U.S. dollars.

    NOTE:  Attendance at the CIO Forum is limited to members of AEHIS, AEHIT, AEHIA, and representatives of AEHIS, AEHIT, AEHIA Foundation firms.

    Meeting Fees

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Registration fees are $695.00 for members of AEHIS, AEHIT, and AEHIA. There is no charge for AEHIS, AEHIT, and AEHIA Foundation firm representatives (limits apply), AEHIS, AEHIT and AEHIA Foundation Partner representatives (limit 2) are limited to their respective Foundation’s Fall Summit activities.

    STANDARD REGISTRATION:  Registration fees after August 9th and prior to September 27th increase to $995.00 for members of AEHIS, AEHIT, and AEHIA.

    ONSITE FEES:  Registration fees for AEHIS, AEHIT, and AEHIA members will increase to $1,295.00 if registrations or full payment is not received by September 27th

                                                                                                                                On or before 8/9/2019 Between 8/9/2019

    and 9/27/2019

    After 9/27/2019

    and onsite

    CIO Forum (Provider Members of CHIME) $695 $995 $1295
    CHIME Foundation Firm (Limits apply)  Comp Comp Comp

    Your registration fee includes: Badge, meeting materials & proceedings, attendance at all Fall Summit sessions, breakfasts, lunches, receptions, and the recreational activity.

    Fees do not include; hotel accommodations, transportation, pre-summit workshops, CIO Boot Camp, CISO Boot Camp, or the CHCIO Examination.

    Cancellation Policy:  Prepaid registrants who cancel in writing on or before October 4th receive a full refund; cancellations received after October 4th, no refunds will be issued.

    Email, mail or fax cancellation to:

    Fall Summit
    710 Avis Drive, Suite 200
    Ann Arbor, MI 48108
    Email: [email protected]
    Fax: 734-665-4922

  • Hotel Information and Reservations

    Housing has closed at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort as of 10/7/2019.  The hotel is currently sold-out during the CHIME19 Fall CIO Forum and other programs. 

    They are no longer taking waitlist reservations.

    We recommend booking and confirming other accommodations. CHIME has secured rooms at 3 other locations near the JW Marriott. 


    We have secured rooms at 3 other locations near the JW Marriott.  Please see below for details as well as instructions to book your room at another location.

    Suggested alternative hotels

    Residence Inn Scottdale North  (located 5.2 miles from the JW Marriott)*
    17011 N. Scottsdale Road
    Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    Room rate:  $179.00 per night plus local and state taxes
    Rooms available until 10/14/2019 and while quantities last
    Book your group rate for Fall Summit

    Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic (located 2.4 miles from the JW Marriott)*
    5665 E. Mayo Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ  85054
    Room rate:  $199.00 per night plus local and state taxes
    Rooms available until 10/11/2019 and while quantities last
    Call 480-563-1500 to book your reservation

    *Transportation will not be provided

    Hilton Garden Inn Scottsdale North Perimeter Center (located 6 miles from the JW Marriott)
    8550 E. Princess Drive
    Scottsdale, AZ  85255
    Room rate:  $209.00 per night plus local and staff taxes
    Rooms available until 10/15/2019 and while quantities last
    Complimentary Uber for Business to and from the JW Marriott (7am-7pm)
    Book your group rate for Fall Summit

  • Schedule at a Glance

    Saturday, November 2
    12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. A Group Registration Opens
    Sunday, November 3, 2019
    8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. A Group Registration Opens
    2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. CHIME Giving Back Event
    7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. A Group Welcome Reception
    Monday, November 4, 2019
    6:15 a.m.- 7:15 a.m. Fun Run
    6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. A Group Breakfast Buffet
    7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration Opens
    7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. A Group Sunrise Session
    8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. CHIME Welcome and Opening Keynote
    9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AEHIS Education
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A Group Networking Lunch
    12:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. AEHIS Education
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Fall Summit Focus Groups
    7:00 p.m. A Group Networking Reception
    Tuesday, November 5, 2019
    6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. A Group Breakfast
    7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. A Group Registration Open
    7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. A Group Sunrise Session
    8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. A Group Keynote
    9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break
    10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AEHIS Education
    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. A Group Networking Lunch
    12:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. AEHIS Education
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Fall Summit Focus Groups
    4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. AEHIS Closing Remarks
    6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Closing Reception
    Wednesday, November 6, 2019
    7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
    8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CHIME Most Wired Awards Session
    9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. CHIME Closing Keynote
    10:45 a.m. Fall Summit Adjournment
    5:00 p.m. Chief Information Security Officer Boot Camp begins

  • Keynote Speakers

    Rana Foroohar

    Rana Foroohar, global business columnist at The Financial Times and global economic analyst at CNN, covers the intersection of business, economics, politics and foreign affairs. She frequently profiles movers and shakers in finance and business, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gross, Howard Shultz, Mary Barra and Carl Icahn. Her high-level yet accessible analysis has made her a sought-after commentator on influential programs such as CNNI and Face the Nation.

    Foroohar’s first book, Makers and Takers, was a finalist for the 2016 FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. Her upcoming book, Don’t Be Evil: The Trouble with Big Tech, looks at how the largest tech companies wield power over the economy and our society, and how the monetization of our information has distorted the very foundation of democracy. It is scheduled for release in the fall of 2019.

    In this video, Foroohar talks about privacy, artificial intelligence and the digital economy. 

    Listen to this reading of a column she wrote for The Financial Times called “The Global Race for 5G Supremacy is Not Yet Won.”

    Stephanie Lahr, MD

    Stephanie Lahr, MD, is the CIO and CMIO for Regional Health, the largest healthcare provider in Western South Dakota. She joined the Regional Health team in April 2016, shortly after their decision to transform the organization through a process of EHR unification and Epic implementation. Lahr led the clinical aspects of that project as well as the data conversion strategy. In January of 2018, she added the role of CIO and is now responsible for the strategy and management of the Information Technology Division.

    Prior to her role at Regional Health, Lahr was the Medical Director of IT at Kootenai Health in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, a role she developed during her eight years there as a hospitalist. She has nearly a decade of experience assisting hospitals and their medical staffs with the changes associated with EHR implementation and transition. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and in 2015 became board certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Clinical Informatics. She has also completed the CHIME Healthcare CIO Bootcamp™ and is now a certified CHCIO.

    Stephanie Lahr on ambient clinical intelligence:

    Eric Topol, MD

    Eric Topol, MD, is one of the leading innovators in medicine today, specializing in the use of artificial intelligence, “deep” data and smart technology in the practice of individualized medicine. Also called precision medicine, individualized medicine tailors diagnosis, prevention and treatment to the full biological and social profile of the individual, rather than the “average” human of traditional medical science. Topol is a cardiologist, founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, executive vice president of Scripps Research and professor of Molecular Medicine.

    He is one of the top 10 cited researchers in medicine and a Modern Healthcare poll voted him the most influential physician leader in the U.S. He is the author of two bestsellers on the future of healthcare, The Creative Destruction of Medicine and The Patient Will See You Now. His most recent book, Deep Medicine, was released this year.

    Topol is leading a National Health Service program in the UK to pioneer new treatments and technologies to transform healthcare. Listen to his thoughts on preparing the healthcare workforce for a digital future.

    Topol explains how AI can help to humanize healthcare in this Q&A with Time.

  • Sponsorships

    General Sponsorships Support
    Keynote Speaker (Tuesday, Nov. 5th) AM Kick Off (9:15 AM?)
    All Groups Welcoming Reception (Sunday, Nov. 3rd) 7-9 PM
    All Groups Networking Reception (Monday Nov. 4th) 7 PM  
    Onsite Guide Advertisement Page
    Event Mobile App
    Welcome Banner
    Wireless Network
    Window Clings
    Summit Padfolio
    Water Stations
    All Groups Coffee Break One Monday
    All Groups Coffee Break Two Monday
    All Groups Coffee Break One Tuesday
    All Groups Coffee Break Two Tuesday
    All Coffee Breaks
    All Groups Networking Breakfast (Monday, Nov. 4th)
    All Groups Networking Luncheon (Tuesday, Nov. 5th)
    All Groups Networking Breakfast (Monday, Nov. 4th)
    All Groups Networking Luncheon (Tuesday, Nov. 5th)
    Totebags insert
    All Groups Breakfast/Lunch Combo – One day
    AEHIS Sponsorship – Monday and Tuesday November 4th/5th  
    Attendee Lanyards
    Attendee Gift
    Focus Group
    Focus Group
    Focus Group
    Focus Group
    Pens & Pads
    Message Panel 1 (w/ literature holder)
    Message Panel 2 (w/ literature holder)
    Message Panel 3 (w/ literature holder)

    View the Prospectus

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  • Education

    Fall Summit Sessions

    Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019

    3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    CHIME Diversity and Inclusion Forum

    A “forum within a forum”, the CHIME Diversity and Inclusion committee welcomes all (all provider and Foundation partner members) to participate in this interactive, conversation based event. The committee hopes to create a space of collaboration, as attendees participate in a series of table-topic discussions focused on issues of promoting diversity and inclusion through healthcare IT.  Members of the CHIME Diversity and Inclusion committee will offer poignant insight into their experiences as the opening address.  Attendees will come away with best practices from their peers to address tough issues in their organizations, and to improve opportunities for future generations. Register Here

    In-Person Focus Group Sessions

    While attending the 2019 AEHIS Fall Summit you will have the opportunity to attend a brand new program component: In-Person Focus Group sessions hosted by AEHIS Foundation Partners!

    These sessions will be held during the Fall Summit program-at-large on Nov 4th and 5th. AEHIS Foundation Partners are looking forward to your valuable feedback on topics of interest as well as various initiatives and/or programs during these interactive sessions. 

    • Peer to peer conversations
    • Education has happened- attend more informed, more intentional sessions
    • Networking
    • Hearing innovative and new ideas from Foundation partners
    • AEHIS is built off of collaborative work between provider and Foundation- help us continue this tradition

    This is a chance to inform Vendor partners about your needs, help shape the future of the industry

    • Give back- make sure your voice is heard
    • Product eval/industry future

    “AEHIS Focus Groups have been a great way for me to provide feedback to foundations “before it’s too late”. It isn’t a sales pitch, the time is well spent on discussions regarding real life issues and the benefit to everyone is the feedback from the vendors and our industry specific counterparts. It is one of the only opportunities our vendors have to really look to us for input and feedback.”

    – Michael Petucci – Director of Information Technology, 
    Slocum- Dickson Medical Group P.L.L.C.

    Foundation Partners Hosting AEHIS Focus Groups

    Cerner’s health information technologies connect people and systems at more than 27,500 contracted provider facilities worldwide. Recognized for innovation, Cerner offers solutions and services for health care organizations of every size. Together with our clients, we are creating a future where the health care system works to improve the well-being of individuals and communities.

    Recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider and one of the largest third-party systems integrators, Leidos draws on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. A company of scientists, engineers, and technologists, we deliver a broad range of customizable, scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health, including the Department of Defense (DoD), Veterans Affairs (VA), and Health and Human Services (HHS).

    Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care from the research lab to the patient bedside. From conducting groundbreaking research, to developing, implementing and supporting large-scale technology programs, Leidos is helping its customers improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes.


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