University of Vermont Medical Center

University of Vermont Medical Center begins new ‘Welcoming Policy’

News Release — University of Vermont Medical Center June 15, 2017 Contact: Annie Mackin (802) 847-2886 UVM Medical Center Lifts Visiting Restrictions, Gives Patients Control New “Welcoming Policy” Expected to Improve Recovery and Healing Highlights • Patients will decide who comes to see them and the timing of visits • Change in policy developed with […]

June 24 Fun Run/Walk benefits food-insecure Vermonters

News Release — University of Vermont Medical Center June 14, 2017 Contact: Lynn Adamo 802-371-4375 [email protected] Berlin, VT – Fitness buffs and those looking to stroll for a good cause can help food-insecure Vermonters get the essentials they need by joining Saturday, June 24’s five-mile Fun Run/Walk around Berlin Pond. All proceeds benefit the Health […]

University of Vermont Medical Center Awards Grants to Health and Social Service Programs

News Release — University of Vermont Medical Center May 24, 2017 Contact: Michael Carrese desk: (802) 847-0368 cell: (802) 324-8166 [email protected] Highlights § Support for substance abuse and mental health programs a key focus § Part of more than $100 million in community benefits provided each year § Continues 30-year tradition of partnering with other […]

Coalition of Vermont Health Care Organizations Forms to Oppose the American Health Care Act

News Release — Vermont health care organizations coaltion May 9, 2017 Contacts: See below A coalition of Vermont health care organizations has formed to oppose the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and clearly state that its passage by the United States House of Representatives is a major setback for health care in our country. The […]

Hospitals ordered to lower future growth in prices by $15 million

The Green Mountain Care Board voted to have hospitals use half of any unexpected profits they made in fiscal year 2016 to offset price increases.

Regulators question growth of UVM Health Network

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.

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 [email protected] 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 […]