VitalBlog

In our VitalBlog we frequently share our thoughts and opinions on healthcare-related topics.

Dr. Lester Wold

STEEEP – A FRAMEWORK FOR ACHIEVING TRIPLE AIM

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Monday, December 19, 2016

This interview explores some of the dimensions of STEEEP and related issues which are having an impact on the delivery of health care.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Reducing complications through better care coordination

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Thursday, September 29, 2016

Coordinating care transitions from the acute care hospital to post-acute care settings is a complicated process. ... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Driving change through new payment models

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, September 13, 2016

New payment models are driving changes in the way health care is delivered in the United States.... read more

Laurens van der Tang

Value Based Healthcare: valuable or valueless?

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

It only makes sense to measure outcomes if the results are actually applied to future care. Measuring on itself does not make any sense. ... read more

Healthcare Outcomes: Our First Executive Forum

wrote this on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Last week VitalHealth hosted our first Executive Forum for Health Outcomes.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

The Patient Centered Medical Home: Will the Demonstration Projects Fail?

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Thursday, August 6, 2015

The concept of the Medical Home makes perfect sense and was a logical approach to pursue. So what happened?... read more

Lindsey Hagan

Investing in Health

Lindsey Hagan wrote this on Wednesday, July 15, 2015

What is a busy individual to focus on? How are we to separate fact from fiction?... read more

The Health and IT Problem Solving Process

wrote this on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Medical and IT professionals have their own required knowledge but they also share the ability to problem solve.... read more

Arjen Westerink

Apple Watch - Will it have an Impact on Healthcare?

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Friday, April 10, 2015

We have seen an explosion of wearable devices for active lifestyles. In terms of healthcare impact, will Apple Watch make a difference?... read more

Crowdsourcing: Bad and Good

wrote this on Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Crowdsourcing medical advice online is easy but is it the best way to receive medical treatment?... read more

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