april2017-chime-healthcare-cio-boot-camp-bannerHealthcare CIO Boot Camp   |   April 8-11, 2017   |   University of Chicago Gleacher Center   |  Chicago, Illinois

  • The Healthcare CIO Boot Camp is an intensive three and one-half day education program offered by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) taught by a faculty of healthcare CIO thought leaders. Combining presentations, small group discussions, case studies and interactive problem solving, participants learn the real-world skills necessary to become a successful healthcare CIO.

    Participation in the Boot Camp is currently limited to members of CHIME and their direct reports (including Affiliates). CHIME Foundation representatives are not eligible to attend. Questions about eligibility? We can help! Please contact the CHIME office for assistance at 734.665.0000 or [email protected] prior to registering.

    CHCIO_logoHealthcare CIO Boot Camp attendees are eligible to receive up to 25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program. Attendees receive up to 18.75 CEUs for participating in the three and one-half day workshop and up to 6.25 CEUs for program preparation (required reading).


    The registration fee for the Boot Camp is $4,195. Space in the Boot Camp is limited to a maximum of 55 participants. The registration fee includes all program materials as well as breakfasts, lunches, and receptions and group dinner.

    Please note that payment due no later than February 24, 2017. If full payment is not received on or before February 24, 2017 your registration is subject to cancellation

    Boot Camp registrants who cancel on or before February 3, 2017 will be issued a full refund of their registration fees. Registrants who cancel after February 3, 2017 and before February 24, 2017 will be assessed a $1,000 non-refundable cancellation fee. Due to the limited capacity of this program, no refunds will be made for cancellations received on or after February 24, 2017.

    Please note: Attendance is not transferable to another person or to another offering of the program.


    university of chicago graduate school of business - gleacher centerThe 2017 CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp will be held at:

    University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
    The Gleacher Center

    450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, Illinois 60611

    loews_hotel_tower_in_chicago_2HOTEL INFORMATION

    Loews Chicago Hotel

    455 North Park Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    To secure the discounted room rate of $199.00 (single/double) per night for the CIO Boot Camp, you may book your hotel reservations online. Or telephone the hotel reservations department at 877.868.8232 to make your reservation. Currently additional charges include room taxes of 17.4%.

    The reservation cut-off is March 8, 2017. A one-night room and tax deposit is required to hold the reservation. Reservations received after the cut-off will be on a space-available basis only. Rooms fill quickly be sure to make your reservations early! 

    Check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 pm.

    Should you need to cancel your reservation, you must do so no later than 72-hours prior to the date of your arrival. Be sure to obtain a cancellation number to receive a full refund of your deposit.

    The Loews Chicago Hotel is located in the heart of the city. Overlooking the Chicago River, the hotel puts you within walking distance of business, The Gleacher Center, dining, entertainment and nightlife.


    Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

    Distance 17 Miles South East to Hotel
    Taxi Charge (approx. one way): $50

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance 12 miles North East to Hotel
    Taxi Charge (approx. one way): $40

  • AGENDA *tentative

    Download the Agenda
    Saturday, April 8

    Sunday, April 9

    Monday, April 10

    Tuesday, April 11

  • The Healthcare CIO Boot Camp is led by a faculty of healthcare CIOs who have demonstrated continued success, leadership, and organizational excellence in their careers.

    FACULTY PROFILES *tentative

    Babachicos-Cara-2016.8.9Cara Babachicos, MHA, FCHIME, CHCIO
    Corporate Director of IS – Partners Healthcare, Community Hospitals & Non-Acute Entities
    About Cara

    Russell P. Branzell, FCHIME, CHCIO
    President & CEO – CHIME
    About Russell

    Gbrown_geoffeoff Brown, FCHIME
     VP & CIO – Piedmont Healthcare
    About Geoff

    Charles Christiancharles (chuck) christian, FCHIME, FHIMSS, LCHIME, CHCIO
    VP of Technology & Engagement – Indiana Health Information Exchange
    About Charles
    rod dykehouseRod Dykehouse, FCHIME, LCHIME, CHCIO
    CIO – Penn State Hershey Medical Center & College of Medicine
    About Rod

    edens_adrienneAdrienne Edens, FCHIME, LCHIME, CHCIO
    VP, Education – CHIME
    About Adrienne

    ghickmanGeorge Hickman, FCHIME, LCHIME, LFHIMSS, CPHIMS, CHCIO
     Executive VP & System CIO – Albany Medical Center
    About George

    johnson_elizabethLiz Johnson, MS, FAAN, FCHIME, FHIMSS, CHCIO, RN-BC
    CIO, Acute Care Hospitals & Applied Clinical Informatics – Tenet Healthcare Corporation
    About Liz

    EdwardMarxEdward W. Marx, FCHIME, FHIMSS
    Sr VP/CIO – NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation
    About Edward

    Oriol_Albert (2015.10.20) - BOARDAlbert Oriol
    VP, Information Management & CIO – Rady Children’s Hospital & Health Center
    About Albert

    probst_marcMarc Probst,CHCIO
    CIO – Intermountain Healthcare
    About Marc

    Reynolds_GeorgeGeorge Reynolds, MD, MMM, FAAP, CPHIMS, CHCIO
    Retired CIO & CMIO – Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha
    About George

    skinner_rickRichard Skinner, FCHIME
    CIO – University of Virginia Health System
    About Richard

    tim stettheimerTim Stettheimer, PhD, FACHE, FCHIME, CHCIO, CPHIMS
    SVP & RCIO – Ascension Health Information Services (South & Central Regions)
    About Tim


    Secure your sponsorship early – packages are limited and likely to sell out! 

    The Healthcare CIO Boot Camp offer wide ranges of sponsorship opportunities for your company to get exposure to the most innovative community in health care as well as showcase the latest in health care technology. CHIME is here to help you find the best level of engagement for your organization to gain maximum exposure at the event.

    Fall CIO Forum and Boot Camp sponsorship opportunities for 2017 include:

      • – Welcome Reception
      • – Attendee Tote Bags
      • – Focus Groups
      • – Networking Dinners, Breakfasts & Luncheons
      • – Message Panels
      • – and much, much more!



    Please free yourself of work obligations for the duration of the Boot Camp. In addition to the program sessions, Boot Camp registrants are expected to participate in all of the following program events and activities:

    • – Completion of participant profile questionnaire
    • – Homework/reading assignments
    • – Small-group case study work
    • – Receptions, lunches and continental breakfasts
    • – Group dinner


    Please note that there is a significant amount of reading material for the Boot Camp. Upon registration we send you a file containing all of these materials approximately two weeks prior to the program. Please allow yourself sufficient time to read all of the materials prior to arriving at the Boot Camp.


    Attire for the Boot Camp is business casual. Please remember to bring a sweater or jacket for air-conditioned meeting rooms.


Program Eligibility: Participation in the Boot Camp is currently limited to members of CHIME and their direct reports only (including Affiliates). CHIME Foundation representatives are not eligible to attend. Questions about eligibility? We can help! Please contact the CHIME office for assistance at 1.734.665.0000 or [email protected] prior to registering.