Webinar: Pulse Check - Healthcare IT Compliance for 2024 and Beyond

April 18, 2024 | Chapter Event

11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Embark on a methodical exploration of healthcare IT compliance in this 2024 update from the VP of Public Policy for CHIME. In this talk, Mari Savickis will help us navigate the multifaceted dimensions of regulations to expect in 2024. Join us for a comprehensive analysis, ensuring a thorough grasp of the intricacies involved in maintaining robust compliance within the ever-evolving healthcare IT landscape.


mariMari Rose Savickis, MPA
Vice President of Public Policy, CHIME

A long-time advocate for leveraging technology smartly, Mari champions policies that improve the clinical experience for providers and patients alike, and promotes innovation and competition.

In her position as Vice President of Public Policy with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) she serves as the voice in Washington, DC for chief information officers (CIOs), chief information security officers (CISOs), and other c-suite executives charged with the purchase and secure deployment of healthcare technology. Mari oversees all advocacy and interaction with federal agencies, the White House, and Congress on behalf of CHIME.

Mari leads a wide swath of health IT and digital health policy priorities including those touching interoperability, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, privacy, patient safety, telehealth, connected care, and next generation technologies. She has adeptly led several coalitions, and she thrives working with a variety of stakeholders.

Her policy expertise spans numerous federal laws including the 21st Century Cures Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), and the Substance Use Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) Act. Mari is also a Medicare subject matter expert.

Prior to joining CHIME in 2015, she served as Assistant Director of Federal Affairs at the American Medical Association (AMA) for nearly a decade leading their health IT and HIPAA advocacy. She formerly served in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). Mari initially entered the federal government after being selected for the highly competitive Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program.

Mari graduated from the University of Delaware with a Master’s in Public Administration and dual bachelor’s degrees in political science and Spanish from Ohio Wesleyan University. She is a certified yoga instructor and founder of Blue Truck Wellness. She is married to a combat veteran and a mother to twins.