Audio Report

Shortage of Health IT Professionals Imperils Health Care Reform Effort

Russell Branzell of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, Jennifer Horowitz from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Randy McCleese of the St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Moorhead, Ky., Sheri Stoltenberg of Stoltenberg Consulting in Pennsylvania and Veronica Zaman of Scripps Health in San Diego spoke with iHealthBeat about the shortage of health IT professionals across the country, which is causing many hospitals to put IT projects on hold.