CHIME, HISI (the Health Informatics Society of Ireland) and the Irish Computer Society will work together to support health and care executives across Ireland by giving them the resources they need to become exceptional leaders in IT.
The new partnership means eligible members of ICS and HISI can access myCHIME - an online networking platform and The Knowledge Hub, for educational resources.
HISI Chair, Prof Neil O'Hare welcomed the new partnership, 'HISI is delighted to become the CHIME International Chapter Partner in Ireland, to provide additional benefits and services to its Irish healthcare leaders. They can become part of an international community of healthcare leaders and avail of networking and educational resources, as well as study for the international CHCIO accreditation'.
CHIME Ireland members can attend CHIME education events and study for CHIME's internationally recognised qualification: CHIME Healthcare CIO - CHCIO.
CHIME is a membership-based organisation serving more than 3,200 chief information officers and senior health and care executives in 56 countries.
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives – CHIME, is a global non-profit organisation committed to supporting healthcare IT leaders and their organisations through the use of knowledge and technology.
Established in 1992, CHIME has more than 3200 members worldwide and is active in 56 countries. Through its educational programmes and its internationally recognised professional accreditation CHCIO, CHIME enables its members to collaborate, exchange ideas, develop professionally and advocate for the effective use of information management to improve health and care in the communities they serve.
CHIME International works with professional membership organisations like HISI, to offer members exclusive access to CHIME education and resources as well as the international CHCIO accreditation. Operating as a CHIME International chapter brings HISI members professional benefits such as myCHIME - a networking platform, and the Knowledge Hub for online resources. Eligible members may study for and challenge the international CHCIO accreditation to join an international cadre of healthcare IT leaders.
CHIME International will partner with HISI & ICS on its events in Ireland and invite HISI members to join planned educational opportunities such as bootcamps and leadership academies.