UVM Health Network

John Brumsted: Uncertainty won’t sidetrack success of working together

The University of Vermont Health Network is committed to improving quality and controlling costs by continuing to work closely with Vermont’s hospitals and providers of all types to keep you healthy, instead of just treating you when you’re sick.

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.

Year in Review: Top health care stories of 2016

Shumlin signed the “all-payer” deal and put limits on prescription opiate use. While the UVM Health Network continued to expand its reach, Dartmouth-Hitchcock ran into financial problems.

Tartaglia to leave Central Vermont Medical Center

Judy Tarr Tartaglia, the president and chief executive officer of the Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin, is retiring on March 31. Tartaglia has managed the hospital since 2007 and led an effort to make the hospital a subsidiary of the University of Vermont Health Network, formerly Fletcher Allen Partners. Tartaglia will be the fourth […]

Porter hospital decides to join UVM Health Network

The board’s vote isn’t a binding commitment yet, but an affiliation agreement could be finalized within six months.

Regulators leave hospital prices largely unchanged

Even though numerous hospitals took in more money for care than planned in 2015, none will be forced to decrease how much they charge insurance companies. One will do so voluntarily.

Regulators give conditional approval for Burlington Labs deal

Jim Crook Jr. and a group of investors have been working for several months to set up an acquisition company and a new governance structure to turn the drug-testing company around.

Few drug treatment programs in Vermont regularly test for fentanyl

Chittenden Clinic director Dr. John Brooklyn says routine testing for fentanyl in drug treatment programs could provide valuable data and ensure the integrity of programs.

Lead investor makes case to regulators to buy Burlington Labs

The drug testing company has been under investigation since October for allegedly overbilling Medicaid. But a state investigator and a lawyer for the lead investor disagree about the status of the probe and its effect on the company’s finances.

UPDATED: UVM network, others seek to acquire drug-test lab

The hospital system is among the would-be investors, according to a letter seeking emergency review of the deal by regulators. The lab company is hobbled by a fraud settlement and in default on a loan, the letter says.

Todd Keating: A focus on health costs

Unsustainable increases in health care costs shouldn’t be passed on to the people who pay premiums – employers and families.

UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center Achieves Energy Star® Designation

News Release — UVM Health Network July 27, 2016 Contact: Lori Duff Communications Specialist UVM Health Network – CVMC [email protected] 802-371-4375 Alayna Howard Communications Project Manager Efficiency Vermont [email protected] Berlin, VT – University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) coveted ENERGY STAR certification, which […]

Special Report: Despite regulation, hospital profits up

In 10 years, Vermont hospitals doubled assets and tripled profits.

Davis: Health care merger realigns hospitals, community centers

The deal capped nearly two years of grinding and often contentious negotiations between doctors, community health centers and hospitals.