October 27-30, 2017 | JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa | San Antonio, Texas

  • 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). AEHIA 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.

    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


    JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
    23808 Resort Pkwy
    San Antonio, TX 78261

    RESERVATIONS: You may book on-line or call 1.276.2500. 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: A block of rooms has been reserved for attendees at the special rate of $249 USD per night for single/double occupancy. Additional Charges include current room tax of 16.65%.

    Note there is an optional $35 resort fee. Opt-in upon check-in.

    Check-in time is 4:00 pm and check-out time is 11:00 am. 

    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.

    LOCATION: The resort is located approximately 14 miles from the San Antonio International Airport (SAT).

    TAXI: The approximate one-way taxi fare to the resort is $45 USD (one way).

  • AGENDA *Tentative

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Monday, October 30, 2017

  • 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

    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 & System CIO, 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 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 September 1, 2017. If full payment is not received on or before September 1, 2017 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 August 7, 2017 will be issued a full refund of their registration fees. Registrants who cancel after August 7 and before September 1, 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 September 1, 2017.

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


    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.


Special thanks to the sponsor of the Fall 2017 CHIME Healthcare CIO Boot Camp™: