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Evert Jan Hoijtink

Works for Portavita

Evert Jan Hoijtink (1956) is an experienced Health IT entrepreneur, involved in Dutch and international Health IT standardisation and governance organisations.

Portavita is an Integrated Care Solution company servicing over 70 medical organisations and regions. The web-based solution for prevention, treatment and healthcare management supports the delivery of care in a coordinated way for over 500.000 patients. The patients and all involved practitioners use the underlying Electronic Health Record for chronic conditions like Anticoagulation, Cardiovascular Risk Management, COPD/Asthma, Diabetes and Elderly Care on a daily basis. Portavita is currently active in The Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Curacao and Suriname.

In 2009 he founded technology company MGRID BV, specialised in medical data management. MGRID provides solutions for retrieval, storage and disclosure of standardised medical data. Customers are national registries and international consulting firms in the Netherlands and America.

Strategic partner and minority shareholder in Portavita and MGRID is Deutsche Telekom Venture Fund AG.

In 2016 he co-founded RSRCH BV, a Research Workspace solution provider that enable University Medical Centres in the Netherlands to safely and efficiently perform research in a secure web based environment.

In his role as Vice-Chairman of the Dutch Branch organization for IT Suppliers in the Health industry, Evert Jan was responsible for the portfolio Standardization from 2007 until 2013. He is still member of the work group standardization and involved in the Dutch government supported Personal Health Record initiative “MedMij”.

He is member of the CTH-commission “bio and databases” of the Medical University of Mainz (DE) with whom he worked on the thrombEVAL study on Anticoagulation.

His companies were involved in the EU projects COMMODITY12 and AXLE and he worked closely with several research institutes among which; Medical University of Lodz (PL), University of Ljubljana (SI), University of Manchester (UK), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (FR), German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DE), Imperial College (UK) and Royal Holloway (UK). During these projects he was responsible and co-author of a document regarding “Privacy and security for analytics on healthcare data”.

He is member of HL7 and IHE and has been involved in several international initiatives regarding medical data standardization. 

He was trained in Economics at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences. After a function as Industrial Accountant at AkzoNobel, he worked mainly in the IT industry as sales at Honeywell-Bull, account manager and senior consultant at Capgemini and director of eCommerce at Oracle EMEA.