VitalBlog

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

Gijsbert Roordink

Google Glass Enhancing the Future of Healthcare

Gijsbert Roordink wrote this on Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Several weeks ago, I read an article about the use of Google Glass in the healthcare field. Surgeons of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery... read more

Elizabeth McAuley

Infographic on Admission to Readmission; The $15 Billion Conundrum

Elizabeth McAuley wrote this on Thursday, August 29, 2013

As readmission rates continue to grow in the United States, we shared our thoughts and findings on the topic on our blog. Here is the continuation of... read more

Elizabeth McAuley

Replacing Your EHR Infographic

Elizabeth McAuley wrote this on Thursday, August 15, 2013

We are excited to present our first infographic.... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

The Difference One Can Make

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, August 13, 2013

One doesn't seem like much – it is almost nothing being right next to zero.  But in some situations one can make a very significant difference.  In... read more

Arjen Westerink

Patient Engagement: A Call to Action!

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Wednesday, July 24, 2013

If any readers of this blog are frequent travelers, you will probably recognize the challenge of trying to maintain an active lifestyle with healthy... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

The $15 Billion Question

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, July 16, 2013

In 2008 it was estimated that readmissions to hospital within 30 days of discharge for Medicare beneficiaries accounted for $15 billion in spending. ... read more

Blair Butterfield

AOA Wrap-Up: Start Your Uprise

Blair Butterfield wrote this on Tuesday, July 2, 2013

I was in San Diego last week for the annual American Optometric Association meeting. At this event, we launched Uprise in partnership with VisionWeb,... read more

Mirjam van der Hoeven

The Gift of Life

Mirjam van der Hoeven wrote this on Monday, June 24, 2013

Give the gift of life: Donate Blood. With this slogan attention centers on World Blood Donor Day. Today, June 14, serves to raise awareness of the... read more

Arjen Westerink

Patient Education – The Right Information at the Right Time

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Tuesday, June 11, 2013

The other day I came across an article that talked about the potential dangers of patients self-diagnosing. With a wealth of medical information... read more

Dr. Lester Wold

Blue Zones

Dr. Lester Wold wrote this on Tuesday, June 4, 2013

From a healthcare perspective, the words “blue zones” may conjure up images of mental health and depression.  Recently these words have taken on a... read more

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