VitalHealth Software announces the appointment of Nicholas F. LaRusso,
M.D. as the organization’s new non-executive Chairman of the Board of
Directors. LaRusso succeeds Al Schilmoeller, who is retiring from Mayo
Clinic after nearly forty years of service and after having been a
member of the VitalHealth Board of Directors since 2006 and Chairman
Dr. LaRusso is a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine,
biochemistry and molecular biology at Mayo Clinic. He was previously the
Founding Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
(CFI), the largest research and testing center for new health care
delivery models at U.S. academic medical centers. His prior Mayo Clinic
roles have included distinguished tenure as Chair of the Department of
Internal Medicine and Chair of the Division of Gastroenterology and
Hepatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester He is currently the Charles H.
Weinman Endowed Professor of Medicine and a Distinguished Investigator
of the Mayo Foundation.
“I want to thank Al Schilmoeller personally for his outstanding
contributions to VitalHealth during his tenure on our board, and I am
very pleased to have Dr. LaRusso appointed as his worthy successor and
new Chairman,” says Laurens van der Tang, CEO of VitalHealth Software.
“Nick was intimately involved when VitalHealth was founded as a joint
venture of Mayo Clinic and Noaber Foundation, and brings with him great
and relevant experience. I’m looking forward to working closely with him
as the company grows and continues to execute on its mission to
positively impact the lives of millions of patients with collaborative
ehealth applications built on our next-generation cloud-based platform.”
About VitalHealth Software
Software delivers cloud-based software solutions for collaborative
health management and patient engagement, based on a model-driven
software platform that is used by a growing network of partners.
VitalHealth Software has offices in the U.S., Netherlands and India. For
more information, please visit www.vitalhealthsoftware.com.
Arjen Westerink, +1 877-340-3647
Source: VitalHealth Software