Amy Cooper took aim at the UVM Medical Center’s statement that the independent center isn’t needed because the hospital has plenty of capacity in its surgery rooms.
The hospital association said members actually went over budget by $28 million — less than half of what regulators had said. State budget writers are eyeing the money hospitals get for charity care.
The Health and Welfare Committee is pushing to expand the scope of a bill making parental permission unnecessary for treatment related to sexual orientation or gender identity.
A member of the Green Mountain Care Board has walked back comments he made during an April 13 meeting, when he said the board would open a “special” review of growth at Central Vermont Medical Center’s facility on the Barre-Montpelier Road. Con Hogan issued a statement Tuesday afternoon saying he had gotten ahead of himself […]
BURLINGTON — The Vermont Department of Health is hosting a series of presentations in the coming weeks to help familiarize health care professionals with new rules for prescribing opioids. A new law limiting the number of opioid painkillers a doctor can prescribe and requiring providers to counsel patients on the risk of addiction will take […]
The governor said documentation of her appointment last year is missing. His lawyer called it “a question that … does jeopardize the proceedings of the Green Mountain Care Board.”
“We lack the number of qualified professionals we need today to treat Vermonters with substance use disorder,” said Gov. Phil Scott.
Green Mountain Care Board member Con Hogan said the board will open up a special review of the expansion of a clinic on the Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin.
Allowing the Green Mountain Surgical Center to open would let independent doctors penetrate a market that has been exclusively controlled by hospitals.
The state has cited Brattleboro Memorial, saying it didn’t tell a patient of a potential cancer in 2014, then failed to thoroughly investigate the incident. The hospital has a corrective plan.
Community Health Centers of Burlington Board President Chris Perrera cited “irreconcilable differences” but Greg Robinson said his three-year contract was terminated for “no cause.”
The UVM Health Network started in 2011 under the name Fletcher Allen Partners to be an umbrella organization for two hospitals. The network now controls six hospitals.
MANCHESTER — VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region is applying for an emergency state certificate of need to merge with the financially ailing Manchester Health Services Inc. and expand its coverage area into Manchester, Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland. According to a letter to the Green Mountain Care Board from VNA’s CEO Ronald Cioffi, the […]
The state’s $2.3 billion hospital system went $60.3 million over budget, according to data from the Green Mountain Care Board.