VitalBlog

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

Arjen Westerink

North American Connectathon – Parting Thoughts

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Last week we participated in the most recent North American Connectathon event in Chicago, organized by Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE).... read more

Laurens van der Tang

Software enables improved health management

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

With business already in full swing at the beginning of this new year, we at VitalHealth look back on the year behind us with a sense of gratitude.... read more

Arjen Westerink

Parting Thoughts from Opal’s ACO's Summit

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The ACO market is here to stay.  In 2012 there were a combined total of 259 ACO’s in operation or applied for.  By the end of 2013 that number... read more

Reflection and Future

wrote this on Wednesday, December 26, 2012

As we enter the holiday season here at VitalHealth Software, it is a great time to pause for a moment and reflect on how far we have come in the past... read more

Dave van Dijk

Diabetes Day

Dave van Dijk wrote this on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

World Diabetes Day, raising awareness every November 14th, was established in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health... read more

Laurens van der Tang

Healthcare as a complex system

Laurens van der Tang wrote this on Monday, October 29, 2012

The world of healthcare is an extremely complex interplay of forces: when combined, complex multidisciplinary collaborative processes, rapidly... read more

Arjen Westerink

A Closer Look at EHR Adoption

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Thursday, October 25, 2012

A recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece titled, “Physician, Steel Thyself for Electronic Records” discussed some of the practical challenges small... read more

Arjen Westerink

EHR Bait and Switch?

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Friday, October 5, 2012

KLAS published a report this summer which stated that half of the physician practices in the market for a new EHR were looking for a replacement for... read more

A Recap of National Health IT Week, September 10-14, 2012

wrote this on Friday, September 21, 2012

Health information technology has been one of the most discussed and debated topics of this year, especially given the looming presidential election... read more

Arjen Westerink

Do EHRs neglect mental health?

Arjen Westerink wrote this on Monday, September 17, 2012

We saw a very interesting report from the Journal of General Internal Medicine covered on iHealthBeat.org recently that identified a correlation... read more

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