HIMS is a multi-disciplinary research center at UIC dedicated to improving the research and practice of health information management (HIM). CHIMS collaborates with government, industry and academic partners to research, analyze and provide solutions for challenges in integrating information technologies in healthcare. It brings together expertise from multiple disciplines to provide innovative solutions in HIM.


  • MIS Doctoral Student John Pendergrass and our Director Dr.C. Ranganathan presented their paper titled "Adoption of Health Information Exchange by Small Clinics: An Institutional Perspective" at the 2015 Americas Conference on Information System (AMCIS) held at Puerto Rico. In addition, Ranga led a mini-track on Healthcare IT innovations in Electronic Health/Medical Record in Practices at this conference.

  • We proudly announce that Dr. Ranganathan C, Director, CHIMS, has been featured in the list of "20 Professors Changing Health Information Technology" by MedicalTechnologySchools.com.