Cawley Earns Health Care CIO Certification

Adirondack Health Institute is pleased to announce Bob Cawley, Chief Information Office, has earned the designation of Certified Health Care CIO.

To achieve CHCIO status, candidates must participate in a comprehensive program offered by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) that builds upon their education as an information technology (IT) leader and pass a rigorous examination. The CHCIO program is the only certification designed exclusively for leaders in health information technology. It represents one of the highest professional achievements in the industry. Approximately 300 health care CIOs in the nation have earned the designation.

As Chief Information Officer of AHI, Cawley directs, plans, organizes and controls all activities of the Information Services Department to ensure the effective and efficient operation of systems, applications, reporting and analytic processes.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is an executive organization dedicated to serving chief information officers and other senior health care IT leaders. With more than 2,000 CIO members, 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 health care in the communities they serve. For more information, please visit