Deaf patients have said since 2010 that the state’s largest hospital does not provide American Sign Language interpreters when patients need them.
At a meeting OneCare Vermont held for lawmakers, Rep. Jessica Brumsted, D-Shelburne, said an independent outpatient surgery center could lead to higher health care costs or nurse layoffs.
Vermont’s largest hospital system is expanding the number of psychiatrists on staff and doubling the number of child psychiatrists its academic medical center trains in a given year. The University of Vermont Health Network, which controls three hospitals in Vermont and three in upstate New York, is actively recruiting until it has eight psychiatrists at […]
In 2016, the University of Vermont Medical Center dropped its price for in-vitro fertilization well below what a nearby independent practice charges.
A record number of Vermonters died from opiate overdoses last year. Experts say reducing the number of prescription opiates in circulation could, over time, drive down that number.
News Release — Mayor Miro Weinberger May 31, 2017 Contact: Katie Vane 802.734.0617 Nina Safavi 802.865.7248 Mayor Weinberger, Burlington Parks Foundation, UVM Medical Center, and Parks, Recreation & Waterfront Celebrate Completion of Phase 1 of the Bike Path Rehabilitation Unveil Beginning of UVM Medical Center Fitness Trail; Boulder Commemorating Parks Foundation Donations, and Honor Parks […]
The bill mandates insurance reimbursement for patients to see their doctors from remote locations, including their home. Doctors say telemedicine increases access to specialty care.
The visiting nurse association would be the first in the network. Dr. John Brumsted, CEO of the network, said it would “give us the opportunity to better coordinate patient care wherever it is delivered.”
In an earlier stint as a private attorney, Eric Miller represented the UVM Medical Center in a dispute with an independent doctors office.
The Senate passed H.29 on May 5, the day the Legislature had planned to adjourn. The chair of the House Health Care Committee said there was not enough time to consider the bill.
News Release — UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center May 18, 2017 Contact: Lynn Adamo 802-371-4375 [email protected] Berlin, Vt. – Barre native and national quality expert Anna T. Noonan, BSN, MS, RN, has been appointed president and chief operating officer for The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC). […]
H.29 requires the Green Mountain Care Board to convene a working group to develop a plan to reduce pay disparities between independent doctors and those employed by academic medical centers.
It was set up in July as an umbrella group that helped two health reform entities merge in preparation for implementing the all-payer model.
The committee is looking at forcing insurance companies to pay independent doctors and hospital-employed doctors equitably. The language would be attached to H.29.