Improving on Principles

In a world full of contrasting theories and bittersweet concepts, I have a single favorite: The Peter Principle. The Peter Principle is most commonly known in the context of bureaucracy, for which it concludes that competence is destined for failure. The example goes...

Epic’s CHR plans are off the (Block)chain!

HIMSS18 hosted Epic Systems to no one’s surprise. Whatever your opinion. you can’t speak about the current state of healthcare information technology without at least a cursory nod to what Epic has accomplished in the last couple decades or so. Founder Judy Faulkner...

Friending by Numbers.

As the adage goes: “You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick how many”. Well, doesn’t sound quite right, but turns out it’s very true. It’s not your fault though, it’s just Dunbar’s Number. How many acquaintances can you...

Women-Owned Business: Top 50!

Indulge us for a moment, if you would. In a rare moment of hubris, VOV Enterprises would like to congratulate ourselves on being listed in the January 19th, 2018 edition of the Rochester Business Journal, ranking in the Top-50 Woman-Owned Business. Top 50! We’re sort...

Being A Data Guy, I Want To Help You

The first thing you’ll realize as you start reading this: you already know infinitely more about the healthcare industry than I do. I not only admit this freely, but I think it’s an important distinction to be made. Furthermore, it’s one that might make my perspective...

Data Corruption, Data Corruption

As a trusted adviser for VOV, Dr. Jeremy Topin has been a Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician in the Chicago area for over 11 years. Dr. Topin champions patient safety and quality outcomes through the use of technology in his role as MICU Medical Director. He is...

The Future of Healthcare

In this period of dramatic change in the delivery of healthcare, the 2017 Becker’s conference was a great opportunity to gain valuable insight and information on the trends affecting our industry. Here are a few thoughts we came away with: There continues to be...

Why VOV?

Welcome to VOV’s first blog post. While future entries will address industry issues and highlight company news, I thought we’d spend this first one giving you a bit of our company’s story – who we are, what we do and why, and how we think we fit into healthcare today....