VitalBlog

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

Laurens van der Tang

Looking Towards a Healthy 2014 and Beyond

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, January 7, 2014

During the holiday season, many people wish each other “Happy New Year” or “Happy Holidays”. However, in the healthcare industry we often say, “Have... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Patient Engagement: Costs and Benefits of a Paradigm Shift

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The promise of patient engagement to reduce health care costs and improve outcomes has been widely touted in the press.  Not all who have written... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Patient Engagement: The Patient’s Perspective

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Monday, December 9, 2013

Health care reform has lofty goals – improving quality, lowering costs, improving safety and improving patient satisfaction among others.  More... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Patient Engagement: The Importance of Effective Communication

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Friday, December 6, 2013

There is significant buzz around the potential for patient engagement to contribute to the ultimate goals of health care reform – lower costs, higher... read more

Laurens van der Tang

Do we need a World Diabetes Day?

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Thursday, November 14, 2013

Worldwide, as many as 370 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes. Does that justify an annual day dedicated to diabetes awareness? The... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Repetition Isn't Always a Good Thing

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Wednesday, October 16, 2013

What do Groundhog Day (the 1993 movie) and healthcare have in common?  I believe the answer is that in both cases things tend to repeat themselves. ... read more

Kees Graveland

My Mother’s Birthday & World Mental Health Day

Kees Graveland wrote this on Thursday, October 10, 2013

This past weekend, my family celebrated my mother’s 77th birthday. We got together at a campsite in the Veluwe, the Netherlands. The grandkids stayed... read more

Elizabeth McAuley

Google Glass: The Next Frontier for Healthcare

Elizabeth McAuley wrote this on Thursday, October 3, 2013

Infographic - The Future of Google Glass in the Healthcare Industry... read more

Gert Jan Sonnevelt

Alzheimer and eHealth: an odd pair?

Gert Jan Sonnevelt wrote this on Friday, September 20, 2013

World Alzheimer Day Tomorrow is World Alzheimer Day. On this day healthcare organizations from around the world try to bring attention to the most... read more

Blair Butterfield

What is the value of health IT?

Blair Butterfield wrote this on Monday, September 16, 2013

Healthcare is all about caring for patients and doing so in a way that first does no harm (according to traditional pledge of physicians), and that... read more

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