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President Trump Moves in the Wrong Direction on Health Care

Oct 15, 2017
In 2011, I traveled the country to find stories of people who had been helped by the Affordable Care Act, which was still in its infancy. On a Missouri dairy farm I met Bryce, a hard-working 24-year old…

Open Enrollment Season Is Approaching

Oct 08, 2017
The open enrollment season is rapidly approaching. Ever since the expansion of health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, hospitals throughout Vermont and across the country have shared…

VAHHS Members Discuss Mental Health System Challenges

Sep 30, 2017
It's Mental Health Awareness Week, when the National Alliance on Mental Illness and participants across the country work to raise awareness and advocate for the best possible care. VAHHS is continually…

VAHHS sends letter to Leahy re: ACA, Graham-Cassidy

Sep 25, 2017
VAHHS recently sent a letter to Senator Patrick Leahy urging him to continue support for the Affordable Care Act and to vote against the Graham-Cassidy bill currently under consideration. Read the letter…

Healthcare 3.0

Sep 24, 2017
Healthcare 3.0 Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH, CEO of American’s Essential Hospitals led the first general session at the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS) Annual Meeting. Siegel represents…

Tieman Presents VAHHS Strategic Plan

Sep 24, 2017
Tieman Presents VAHHS Strategic Plan Jeff Tieman, CEO of the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Care Systems (VAHHS), presented the Association’s strategic plan at the Association’s annual meeting…

2017 annual meeting re-cap

Sep 24, 2017
Education, engagement at 2017 VAHHS Annual Meeting More than 200 health care providers, advocates, policy makers and others attended the 2017 Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS)…

News from DC and UVM Community Rounds

Sep 11, 2017
Dear Friends, All of us at VAHHS have been busy preparing for our big annual meeting—this week in Jay Peak!  The program is packed with content and we expect record attendance for our time together. The…

Devastation of Harvey and Irma

Sep 11, 2017
Dear Friends, Today, our country is reeling from some of the worst storms in history. Our colleagues at health care facilities and senior living facilities in the southern part of our country, as well…

Some news and notes from last week and looking to the week ahead

Sep 04, 2017
Dear Friends, Some news and notes from last week and looking to the week ahead: Hurricane Harvey  Our health care provider colleagues in Texas continue heroically to manage illness and injury from…