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About VitalWare™

At VitalWare, we make the business of healthcare easier through intuitive cloud-based technologies and advanced knowledge sharing. Our team shapes businesses in the marketplace by delivering best-in-class products and service for a powerful user experience. We identify and simplify challenges in an ever-changing and regulated industry, making your job easier.

Established in 2011, VitalWare was founded to help organizations with the overwhelming task of navigating the many regulatory changes taking place in today’s healthcare environment. Led by Kerry Martin, President and CEO, VitalWare’s management team boasts an average of over 20 years’ experience in the development of web-based healthcare technologies used in over 1,000 hospitals today. In 2015, VitalWare was ranked #123 in the Inc. 500 ranking of fastest-growing private companies in the United States.

Leadership Team

Kerry Martin

President & CEO

Kelly Jorgensen

Senior Vice President, Products

Doug Picatti

Senior Vice President, Operations

Kevin Freeman

Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development

Jill Wolf, RHIT, CHFP

Senior Vice President,
Service Excellence

Kerry-Martin

Kerry Martin

President & CEO

For over 25 years, Kerry Martin has been building and managing companies that provide solutions for all types of healthcare. In 1998, he founded a web-based, regulatory content and chargemaster maintenance application called CodeCorrect. As CodeCorrect’s CEO, Kerry helped hospitals by ensuring payment for the services they performed with his line of web-based products and assisting in the navigation of the ever changing reimbursement rules.

In 2000, CodeCorrect acquired MedRelevance where Kerry successfully combined the resources of the two companies to create the extremely successful CodeCorrect products. The resulting CDM product became the most installed CDM product in hospitals nationwide, earning CodeCorrect the #18 ranking on Inc. 500’s fastest growing companies in 2004 and #81 in 2005. He was instrumental in the successful acquisition of CodeCorrect by UCG in 2004, Accuro Healthcare Solutions in 2006 and MedAssets Inc. in 2008.

In 2010, with the help from a board of certified orthopedic surgeons, Kerry turned his attention to ICD-10, learning about the thousands of changes in vocabulary and additional documentation requirements. The next year, with this newly acquired knowledge, he founded VitalWare. Kerry and a team of physicians and certified coders have created a physician documentation ontology that bridges the gaps between the physician’s terminology and the coder’s terminology required for accurate documentation in ICD-10. Since 2011, VitalWare has effectively launched six innovative web-based revenue cycle management software solutions to assist organizations in facilitating revenue cycle success. Through Kerry’s adept leadership and innovation, VitalWare has flourished. The company’s success once again hasn’t gone unnoticed, coming in at #123 on the Inc. 500’s “Fastest Growing Companies of 2015.”

Kelly-Jorgensen

Kelly Jorgensen

Senior Vice President, Products

Kelly Jorgensen joined VitalWare during its inception and has built key strategic alliance/partnerships and has been instrumental in the development of VitalWare’s web-based product offerings. He has over 25 years of Product Development and leadership experience in Healthcare that spans five companies where he was either CEO or contributed his industry expertise as a member of the executive team. Kelly’s ability to create valuable healthcare solutions and grow businesses has been critical in VitalWare’s rapid success.

Doug-Picatti

Doug Picatti

Senior Vice President, Operations

Since joining VitalWare in 2015 as Senior Vice President of Operations, Doug Picatti has been focused on positioning the organization for rapid growth. Prior to joining VitalWare, Doug has successfully led multiple companies, from a SaaS start-up called OurSupplyChain that he bootstrapped from its inception, to his family business, where he helped grow revenue by over 250%, eventually leading to a successful business exit. He is active in the local community as well as in the industry, serving in roles ranging from CEO mentor for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, mentor/coach for his alma mater at the Carson College of Business of WSU. He is also on multiple boards ranging from KCTS9 Public Television in Seattle, Yakima and Vancouver, BC, to the Downtown Yakima Rotary Club.

Kevin-Freeman

Kevin Freeman

Senior Vice President, Sales,
Marketing and Business Development

As the Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development for VitalWare, Kevin brings over 12 years of experience leading Sales and Marketing teams for national healthcare technology companies. Kevin has a successful track record of building effective teams and driving company growth as well as contributing to the successful execution of an acquisition of Accuro by MedAssets in 2008, where he held the role of Senior Vice President of Sales.

Jill-Wolf

Jill Wolf, RHIT, CHFP

Senior Vice President,
Service Excellence

Since joining VitalWare in 2012, Jill has led the company’s Client Services Team, Coding and Content Quality Team and Consultant Services supporting the mission, principle, and personality values of the company. Having started her professional health information management (HIM) career in 1972, Mrs. Wolf brings extensive knowledge related to HIM operations and their overall impact on the business of healthcare. Jill has been recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and is also an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and Ambassador. In addition, Jill is recognized by the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), as a Certified Healthcare Financial Professional (CHFP).

 

"Their tools have strengthened our mission to provide a powerfully intuitive documentation platform in TeamNotes that is ready to tackle ICD-10 through more accurate coding and documentation improvement."

Dan Schiller, President of Salar