*+-Lower reimbursements could make it difficult for primary doctors who benefited from the enhanced payments to continue offering services to Medicaid patients.
Vermont Medical Society
*+-Jill Lord, RN, MS, Chief Nursing Officer and Director of Patient Care Services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC), has been named the Vermont Medical Society’s Citizen of the Year f0r 2014.
*+-David Coddaire, M.D., was named president of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) during its 201st annual meeting held Oct. 25, in Manchester Village, Vt.
*+-Daniel B. Walsh, M.D. was named president of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) during its 200th annual meeting held Oct. 19, at the Basin Harbor Club in Vergennes, Vt.
*+-Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) announced Paul Harrington, executive vice president, Vermont Medical Society, has been elected chair of the organization’s board of directors.
*+-Norman Ward, M.D., was named president of the Vermont Medical Society (VMS) today during its 199th annual meeting held at the Woodstock Inn in Woodstock, Vt.
*+-The Vermont Medical Society (VMS) today adopted policy resolutions that address a number of issues important to the state’s physicians, including the rising cost of care, medical liability reform, battling childhood obesity, and increasing usage of the Vermont Prescription Monitoring System. VMS members approved the resolutions during the organization’s 199th annual meeting held at Woodstock Inn in Woodstock, Vt.
*+-This national movement towards the development of population-based, integrated health care systems of care — or accountable care organizations — has been heavily influenced by the work of Vermont political leaders over the last 20 years.