Peyman S. Zand Awarded CFCHE Certification: CHIME Foundation Certified…

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Peyman is an innovative and strategic healthcare IT executive, who is committed to giving back to his community.

Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company is pleased to announce that Peyman S. Zand recently became a CHIME Foundation Certified Healthcare Executive. Available for the first time this year from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) Foundation, the CFCHE program is exclusively designed for those who have a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare IT environment. Zand is among the first to be credentialed and recognized for one of the highest professional achievements in the industry.

“Healthcare is undergoing a massive transformation,” said CHIME President and CEO Russell Branzell, CHCIO. “We are shifting to a value-based environment, improving coordination across the continuum and striving to reduce costs. Health IT is critical to achieving these goals. CFCHE shows the level of commitment one has to not only the industry at large, but to CHIME and all whom they work with to bring the highest level of professional excellence.”

Rachel Marano, Pivot Point Consulting’s Managing Partner, said Zand’s achievement is unsurprising. “Peyman is an innovative and strategic healthcare IT executive, who is committed to giving back to his community,” she said. “Whether it’s speaking to fellow CIOs about how to develop a culture of innovation, helping clients determine their IT priorities and strategies, or mentoring colleagues here at Pivot Point, he is always ready to share what he knows.”

To achieve CFCHE status, candidates must have at least three years of experience at a CHIME Foundation member organization or qualifying healthcare organization or have one year at a qualifying organization and maintain their CHCIO status, participate in programs and events that continue their education as an IT leader, and pass a rigorous examination. These qualifications ensure that the healthcare executive is truly dedicated to ongoing education, an important characteristic in an industry where patients pay the price for becoming stagnant.

About Pivot Point Consulting, a Vaco Company

Pivot Point Consulting is a healthcare IT consulting leader specializing in technology and strategic advisory services, EHR implementation, training, optimization, legacy support and project management. The firm has 250 consultants, 50 internal employees and serves over 50 clients across the nation. Clients range from large multi-hospital networks to academic institutions, pediatric hospitals, and local community clinics. The company has earned many industry and workplace quality awards including: highest rated vendor in KLAS Implementation Services Select Category (July 2017 report), #1 in KLAS for Epic Consulting in the Select Category in 2016, and #9 in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in 2016. For more information about Pivot Point Consulting, visit http://www.pivotpointconsulting.com. Follow us on Twitter @pivotpc.


The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers and other senior healthcare IT leaders. With more than 2,000 CIO members and over 150 healthcare IT partners and professional services firms, CHIME provides a highly interactive, trusted environment enabling senior professional and industry leaders to collaborate; exchange best practices; address professional development needs; and advocate the effective use of information management to improve the health and healthcare in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit http://www.chimecentral.org.


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