If anyone truly represents today’s quintessential healthcare CIO, it’s GW’s Gretchen Tegethoff. That’s because she’s managed everything from getting physician buy-in on electronic documentation to overseeing the hospitals IT cabling. She’s also far from confined by her hospital’s four walls, sitting on a number of local and national committees. Most notably, Tegethoff has just been elected to the CHIME Board of Trustees. How does she keep all those balls in the air, while at the same time implementing Cerner and shooting for as much of Stage 1 as her organization can reasonably handle? It’s a great question, one among many healthsystemCIO.com editor Anthony Guerra recently asked the Washington, D.C.-based CIO.
- Hosting David Blumenthal for a HITECH press conference
- Meaningful Use challenges
- CHIME’s role in shaping MU, representing the whole membership
- HITECH’s intent — how many are supposed to qualify?
- MU’s ROI