HIMSS Video: Workforce shortage adversely impacts federal health IT initiatives

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HIMSS Video: Gretchen Tegethoff
CIO/Director of IT
Geo. Washington Univ. Hosp.

ORLANDO, FLA.--Gretchen E. Tegethoff, CIO and director of IT at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., told CMIO about how federal health IT initiatives have influenced the provider setting, as well as how the workforce shortage for health IT professionals could impact the current momentum, at the 2011 HIMSS conference. Also, she spoke to how the role of the CMIO is evolving in clinical practice.