Vice President, Education – CHIME
FCHIME, CHCIO, FACHE
Timothy Stettheimer, PhD, has served as a healthcare CIO for two decades and has worked with healthcare information technology and healthcare leaders for twenty-five years. He currently serves as the Vice-President of education for The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). In this role he plans, designs and directs education for all members of CHIME and affiliated organizations. Members include Chief Information Officers, Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Chief Application Officers and other senior healthcare technology information leaders throughout the world.
Dr. Stettheimer most recently served as the Regional Chief Information Officer (RCIO) for the South and Central Region of Ascension Information Services (AIS), which is made up of seven geographic markets as well as all senior living locations and all medical groups. As RCIO, Dr. Stettheimer was the regional leader responsible for AIS service delivery and technology visioning.
Dr. Stettheimer was responsible for balancing organizational priorities in developing a cohesive IT strategic plan, including the collaborative creation of cross-enterprise business engagement opportunities. He actively managed strategic vendor relations in concert with resources from Clinical Information Systems, Symphony, Service Provider Administration, and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer and worked to develop and ensure execution of associated communication strategies. Dr. Stettheimer guided governance models, served on Ascension-level committees and supported diverse AIS functions such as goal sponsorship, compensation committee efforts, IT general control oversight, infrastructure governance, and AIS Model Community Survey action planning.