April 8-11, 2018 | The 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.

      To learn more about the Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™, click on the links below:

    Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™ attendees are eligible to receive up to 32 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program.

    To learn more about the CHCIO program, click here


    Loews Chicago Hotel
    455 North Park Drive
    Chicago, Illinois 60611
    Telephone: 1.312.840.6600

    RESERVATIONS: You may book online or call 1.312.840.6600 – be sure to mention that you are with the CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™.

    The reservation cut-off is October 5, 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. Make your reservations EARLY! 

    ROOM RATE: To secure the discounted room rate of $229.00 (single/double) per night for the CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp, you may book your hotel reservations here. 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 6, 2018. 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 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

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

    LOCATION: The Loews Chicago Hotel is located in the heart of the city. Overlooking the Chicago River, the hotel puts you within walking distance of businesses, 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): $50.00 

    Midway Airport (MDW)
    Distance 12 miles North East to Hotel
    Taxi Charge (approx. one way): $40.00

  • AGENDA *Tentative

    Sunday, April 8, 2018

    Monday, April 9, 2018

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    Wednesday, April 11, 2018

  • 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.



    Cara Babachicos, FCHIME, CHCIO
    Sr VP & CIO, South Shore Health System
    About Cara

    Daniel Barchi (Associate Faculty)
    SVP and CIO of New York Presbyterian
    About Daniel

    r_branzell_2015headshotRuss Branzell, FCHIME, CHCIO
    President & CEO, CHIME
    About Russ

    Charles Christian, FCHIME, FHIMSS, LCHIME, CHCIO
    VP of Technology and Engagement, Indiana Health Information Exchange
    About Charles

    Myra Davis
    Sr VP & CIO, Texas Children’s
    About Myra

    edens_adrienneAdrienne Edens, MA, FCHIME, LCHIME, CHCIO
    VP of Education, CHIME
    About Adrienne

    Keith Fraidenburg
    Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, CHIME
    About Keith

     Executive VP & Systems Chief Information & Analytics Officer, Albany Medical Center
    About George

    Edward W. Marx, FCHIME, FHIMSS
    CIO, Cleveland Clinic
    About Edward

    probst_marcMarc Probst,CHCIO
    CIO – Intermountain Healthcare
    About Marc

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

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




    The registration fee for the Boot Camp is $4,195. Space in the Boot Camp is limited to a maximum of 75 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 23, 2018. If full payment is not received on or before February 23, 2018 your registration is subject to cancellation.

    All funds must be in US dollars. Checks should be made payable to the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives and mailed to 710 Avis Drive, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI 48108.

    Boot Camp registrants who cancel on or before February 2, 2018 will be issued a full refund of their registration fees. Registrants who cancel after February 2, 2018 and before February 23, 2018 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 23, 2018.

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

Special thanks to the sponsor of the CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™