University of Vermont Medical Center

Senate endorses open meetings for OneCare

he Vermont Senate has endorsed S.4, the bill that would require the board of directors for the state’s largest health care organization to hold open meetings. Senators gave preliminary approval to the bill unanimously on Thursday in a voice vote. The Senate is on track to pass the bill Friday. S.4 affects accountable care organizations, […]

Keith Brunner: UVMMC’s path to a health care monopoly

Our health care dollars, rather than flowing through the public sector in order to be distributed based upon need, will instead be administered by a private, nominally non-profit company.

Regulators fast-track $112M hospital records system

State regulators have fast-tracked a request from the University of Vermont Medical Center to build a $112.4 million information technology system. The Green Mountain Care Board, which regulates hospital revenue and major capital investments in health care, has approved an expedited review process for issuing a certificate of need for the project. The board has […]

UVM Health Network seeks $112.4 million records system

The state’s largest hospital system has applied for a certificate of need for a system that would serve four hospitals and all its doctors offices.

UPDATED: Involuntary psychiatric hospitalizations increase

The state saw 627 adult involuntary admissions and 388 voluntary admissions involving children during fiscal year 2016.

University of Vermont Medical Center Remains in Top Ranks of Academic Medical Centers in the U.S.

News Release — UVM Medical Center October 30, 2016 Contact: Michael Carrese (802) 847-2886 Highlights § 6th year in a row for top 20 ranking § Top tier includes Mayo Clinic, other elite hospitals § Low readmission rates highlighted BURLINGTON, VT – For the 6th consecutive year, The University of Vermont Medical Center is being […]

Pathways Vermont receives Innovations and Collaborations Grant from the Vermont Community Foundation

News Release — Pathways Vermont Oct. 27, 2016 Contact: Patrick Gallagher Community Relations Manager Pathways Vermont, Inc. 802-558-8943 pat@pathwaysvermont.org Pathways Vermont receives Innovations and Collaborations Grant from the Vermont Community Foundation to support the Pathways Vermont Support Line’s efforts to connect with discharged patients coming from a stay at the University of Vermont Medical Center. […]

NEFCU Donates $100,000 to Miller Inpatient Building at UVM Medical Center

News Release — New England Federal Credit Union October 3, 2016 Contact: Michael Carrese (802) 847-2886 CORRECTED Funding Will Support Patient-Centered Care in Private Rooms BURLINGTON (VT) – New England Federal Credit Union is donating $100,000 toward completion of the Robert E. and Holly D. Miller Building at the University of Vermont Medical Center, which […]

HealthFirst partners with Community Health Centers of Burlington

The partnership marks the biggest alliance of primary care providers in Chittenden County, serving at least 75,000 patients.

‘Big Change Roundup’ raises $292,000+ for UVM Children’s Hospital

News Release — UVM Children’s Hospital March 10, 2015 Contact: Michael Carrese (802) 847-2886 Highlights § Largest fundraiser of the year for UVM Children’s Hospital § Thousands of volunteers throughout the region participate § Funds used to purchase special equipment and support Child Life program Burlington, VT – The annual “Big Change Roundup for Kids” […]

UVM Medical Center receives humanitarian award

The University of Vermont Medical Center was one of two recipients of a humanitarian award from the Patient Safety Movement Foundation for making significant strides to reduce and eliminate preventable patient harm.

UVM Medical Center Inpatient Rehab Program wins award

The University of Vermont Medical Center has been named a 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey Associates, Inc., for receiving high satisfaction ratings from patients receiving inpatient rehabilitation treatment.

Two named to UVM Medical Center board

Patricia Donehower, R.N., MSN, and Virginia Hood, MB.BS, MPH, were appointed to The University of Vermont Medical Center Board of Trustees following approval by The University of Vermont Health Care Network Board of Trustees earlier this week.

Opening of state health lab delayed

Officials now hope the new $31 million public health facility will open in February or March.