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Nils Widal

IT Staff Augmentation Services: The Benefits of Augmented Teams

The partner supplies the staff numbers you need, and can offer a variety of expertise. Wherever you might...

Nils WidalMay 23, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

The Benefits of Offshore Web Development

Offshore outsourcing is considered risky in the world of digital health development projects. However, it...

Nils WidalMay 19, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

Software Engineer Skills: What you Need in Digital Health

In today’s IT recruitment landscape, it is challenging to find talented developers for any tech project. ...

Nils WidalMay 2, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

How to Source IT Engineers for your Digital Health Projects

The IT recruitment market is challenging. Post-COVID, more people were leaving their jobs than ever befor...

Nils WidalApril 29, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

Hire Remote Developers for your Digital Health Solutions

Digital health is a growing industry. The COVID pandemic meant that the world had to find new ways to rec...

Nils WidalApril 27, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

Vertrical is Attending Digital Health USA 2022

We are pleased to announce that members of Vertrical will be attending the Digital Health USA 2022 event ...

Nils WidalApril 25, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

Challenges to Overcome to Build an Online Pharmacy

In recent years, the healthcare industry has been much slower to progress technologically than many other...

Founder & CEO of VertricalApril 5, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

A Guide to HIPAA Penalties and Fines

HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act 1996) is the major data privacy regulation...

Nils WidalMarch 28, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

The Challenges of Outsourcing Software Development and How to Overcome Them

Outsourcing development projects is a relatively common practice. The staffing approach takes advantage o...

Nils WidalMarch 25, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The Importance of Custom Software Services in the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry has trailed behind in technological advancements in recent years. Systems are not...

Nils WidalMarch 22, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

How to Find the Right Partner with IT Staffing Agencies

Staffing your digital health teams is extremely challenging in the current market. Considering the Great ...

Nils WidalMarch 17, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How to Find the Right Partner for Digital Health Development Projects

IT staff augmentation involves the supplementation of your existing development teams, with expertise fro...

Nils WidalMarch 15, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

How to Prevent HIPAA Violations with the Right Safeguards

The best way to deal with HIPAA violations is to not have them in the first place. It’s widely agreed tha...

Nils WidalMarch 10, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

HIPAA Breach Notification Rule: What you Need to Know

HIPAA breaches do occur, in all areas of healthcare. That's why the HIPAA breach noticiation rule advises...

Nils WidalMarch 8, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

HIPAA Risk Assessments for Digital Health Developers

Risk assessments are an effective tool in any business. However, digital health companies handle personal...

Nils WidalFebruary 27, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

Common HIPAA Violations: What you Need to Know

HIPAA presents challenges in the digital health space. Sometimes, organizations get it wrong, and they vi...

Nils WidalFebruary 24, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

What Digital Health Companies Need to Know About Healthcare Data Management

Digitization is increasing in every industry, including healthcare. There is more individual healthcare d...

Nils WidalFebruary 16, 2022
Project Management
Nils Widal

Resource and Staff Augmentation for Digital Health Software Development

Staff augmentation presents challenges in digital health. However, it can be a particularly useful tool t...

Nils WidalFebruary 14, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Sheraz Sarwar

Improving Patient Care with Real-Time Data

Widespread implementation of real-time data technologies presents challenges in an inconsistent worldwide...

Sheraz SarwarFebruary 11, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

Deidentified Patient Data to Speed up Digital Health Development

According to HIPAA, deidentified patient data is completely anonymized data. Therefore, it can be used ou...

Nils WidalFebruary 9, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

What Tech Developers Need to Know about the HIPAA Security Rule

HIPAA compliance can be a challenge. However, it is critical to any digital health development. Ensuring ...

Nils WidalFebruary 4, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

How do we Protect Patient Privacy in the Era of COVID and Telemedicine?

The COVID pandemic forced the healthcare industry to implement new healthcare technologies, including tel...

Nils WidalFebruary 2, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

Understanding HIPAA Covered Entities

HIPAA covered entities are organizations that are bound by HIPAA. Typically, we think of hospitals, other...

Nils WidalJanuary 30, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

Understand HIPAA Compliance for your Digital Health Software Development

We often think of HIPAA Compliance as something for physicians and hospitals. However, digital health dev...

Nils WidalJanuary 28, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

Your Digital Health App Billing Information Needs to be HIPAA Compliant

HIPAA protects all personal health information. Depending on the purpose of your digital health developme...

Nils WidalJanuary 26, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

Training Development Teams on HIPAA and the Privacy Act

Digital Health development is different to many other areas of tech development. Healthcare solutions nee...

Nils WidalJanuary 26, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

What you Need to Know about HIPAA Limited Data Sets

How does HIPAA Limited Data Sets impact development? Limited Data Sets can be confusing. They do have the...

Nils WidalJanuary 24, 2022
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

5 Tips for Outsourcing Healthcare Software Development

It's important that software development partners integrate well with your business. This is especially i...

Sheraz SarwarJanuary 22, 2022
Compliance
Nils Widal

What you Need to Know about HIPAA and the COVID Vaccine

There has been no specific legislative update to HIPAA, regarding the covid vaccine and the sharing of va...

Nils WidalJanuary 20, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How Custom Hospital Software will Shape the Future of Hospital Care

Custom Hospital software has revolutionized the physician and patient experience at hospitals. It improve...

Nils WidalJanuary 17, 2022
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How the Combination of Technology and Healthcare is Changing Patient Care

The world has gone digital, with the invention of more and more innovative technologies. The introduction...

Nils WidalJanuary 16, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

Vertrical is Pleased to be a Part of AWS Partner Network

Vertrical is now a member of the AWS Partner Network. AWS offers the latest and greatest in cloud and sof...

Nils WidalJanuary 7, 2022
Hiring & Culture
Nils Widal

How can Digital Health Consulting Firms Help your Tech Development?

With developer demand increasing, and a shrinking talent pool, finding skilled developers to work on your...

Nils WidalDecember 20, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

What Continuous Delivery Tools do you need?

Continuous delivery can be challenging to implement, but reaps serious rewards. Your build will run effic...

Sheraz SarwarDecember 17, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How Health Tech can Help us Through the Winter Healthcare Rush

The winter rush arrives every year in the healthcare sector. The population becomes more vulnerable to il...

Nils WidalDecember 16, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How the Healthcare System can be Updated by Digital Health Innovations

Digital health research and technologies has pushed personal health into the future. Thanks to these inno...

Nils WidalDecember 15, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

How to find DevOps with a Consulting Firm

There are many reasons for the challenges in sourcing DevOps workers at the moment. These include demand,...

Sheraz SarwarDecember 13, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

Business Analysts are Important to Digital Health Development Architecture

Business analysts keep your tech build on track, and help to contextualize your project within the approp...

Sheraz SarwarDecember 10, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

What is the Importance of Mobile HealthCare Apps?

Mobile healthcare apps are becoming more and more intuitive. They can help with healthcare record mainten...

Nils WidalDecember 8, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

Follow the Sun and Agile Nearshoring - Which Development Method is Better?

The current lack of developers in the tech space has forced a lot of companies to outsource. There are a ...

Sheraz SarwarDecember 6, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

Consulting Partners Can Help Build Your Health Tech App

Building health apps can be challenging. There are difficulties in the build process, but there's also la...

Sheraz SarwarDecember 3, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The Future of Health Tech Has Both Challenges and Benefits

The health technology space has been making vital progress. However, there are challenges with the implem...

Nils WidalDecember 1, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

What does Digital Health Mean for the Future of Healthcare?

We have already seen the impact of digital health solutions on our healthcare systems. Electronic healthc...

Nils WidalNovember 29, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

Real-Time Data can Benefit Patients and Improve their Safety

Healthcare systems around the world rely on timely and relevant patient data. However, the current system...

Nils WidalNovember 29, 2021
DevOps
Marko Jakic

What Affect do Microservices have on Digital Health?

The biggest companies in the world have adopted microservices architectures. They are used to keep up wit...

Marko JakicNovember 26, 2021
DevOps
Marko Jakic

Is Nearshore or Offshore Outsourcing Best for Digital Health Development?

The challenges presented by recruiting developers in today's market has persuaded more project managers t...

Marko JakicNovember 24, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How Can the Microservices Architecture Benefit Healthcare?

Microservices are an innovative development architecture. They offer to keep up with demand, when compare...

Nils WidalNovember 22, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

Why is Digital Health Important to the Future of Healthcare?

Digital health is the integration of digital technologies, into the healthcare sector. However, it is ext...

Nils WidalNovember 19, 2021
DevOps
Marko Jakic

Why are NodeJS Developers in Such Short Supply?

There is a worldwide shortage of skilled developers. Companies around the world are struggling to recruit...

Marko JakicNovember 15, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The Final Part of Our Series on Health Tech Buzzwords

This is part 3 in our "Top Health Tech Buzzwords" series. We discuss the challenges that buzzwords presen...

Nils WidalNovember 10, 2021
Compliance
Nils Widal

Blockchain's Affect on the Healthcare Sector

Blockchain as a system of recording information is, theoretically, unhackable. Because every time a trans...

Nils WidalNovember 8, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The Top Trends in the Digital Health Market

Digital health tech has become one of the hottest global trends over the last year. Following the COVID-1...

Nils WidalNovember 5, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The Second Part of Our Series on Health Tech Buzzwords

This is part 2 of our "Top Health Tech Buzzwords" series. It can be difficult to know which buzzwords are...

Nils WidalNovember 3, 2021
Compliance
Nils Widal

American Law is Just as Relevant in Europe as the USA

European health technology firms are already complying with GDPR and other EU regulatory requirements. Ho...

Nils WidalNovember 1, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

AI Could Play a Part in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia

Dementia affects around 50 million people across the globe. It is one of the biggest health challenges th...

Nils WidalOctober 28, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

How to use Follow the Sun to Develop your Health Tech App

In business, figuratively following the sun isn’t really a new concept. For years call centers and custom...

Sheraz SarwarOctober 24, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

What Should you Ask a Potential Health Tech Development Partner?

The Health Tech space is one of the hottest in tech now with record levels of investment and a huge amoun...

Nils WidalOctober 22, 2021
Compliance
Nils Widal

What Challenges does GDPR Present to American Companies?

GDPR, the European Union’s signature data protection law that came into force in the spring of 2018 has b...

Nils WidalOctober 20, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

Health Tech Companies Face Challenges Hiring Skilled Developers

Digital health recruitment is a challenge for health techs. It isn’t that digital health is a boring spac...

Sheraz SarwarOctober 19, 2021
Project Management
Sheraz Sarwar

What Can Health Techs Learn about Microservices in Insurance?

Microservice Architecture, or Microservices for short, is a flexible and secure technical architecture ba...

Sheraz SarwarOctober 16, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The First Part of Our Three Part Series on Health Tech Buzzwords

There is no sector in the world that is more full of buzzwords than technology and software. It seems tha...

Nils WidalOctober 13, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

How COVID has Changed the Health Tech Space

What's the future of global health tech post COVID? Following the global COVID 19 Pandemic, the global he...

Nils WidalOctober 11, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

What Influence Does DiGa Have on Health Tech?

DiGa, Germany’s new health legislation is already making waves and sparking debate on both sides of the A...

Nils WidalOctober 8, 2021
Digital Health Ecosystem
Nils Widal

The Future of Medical Technology is Exciting

The pace of medical technology and science innovation has been steadily increasing for decades. Each new ...

Nils WidalOctober 5, 2021