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Vermont Hospital System Projects Growth Below Green Mountain Care Board Targets

Aug 14, 2018
Hospitals Present 2019 Budgets, Outline Plans to Focus on Community and Population Health Montpelier, VT – This week Vermont’s non-profit hospitals begin the annual process of formally presenting their…

HEALTHY VERMONT. TOGETHER.

Jul 30, 2018
Last week, and for the first time in VAHHS history, hospital communicators gathered for a daylong retreat to share ideas and experiences. We are fortunate in Vermont to have a completely not-for-profit…

Vermont Health Care Coalition Title X Statement

Jun 15, 2018
A diverse coalition of Vermont health care organizations strongly opposes threats to Vermonters’ access to essential health care services proposed by the federal Health and Human Services Department. Organizations…

Amendment Improves Treatment for Substance Use Disorder

Jun 07, 2018
Statement Regarding Amendment to Federal Medicaid Waiver Improves Treatment for Substance Use Disorder (Full Press Release) We applaud Governor Phil Scott, the Agency of Human Services under the direction…

National Hospital Week and Nurses Day

May 04, 2018
Happy Hospital Week! Health care providers have an awesome set of responsibilities – they save lives, repair injuries, tend to families, and must always innovate and improve. Increasingly, hospitals are…

Vermont's Mental Health Future

Apr 14, 2018
Last week was an important and good one for our state. We saw real and promising progress in the ongoing effort to improve Vermont’s mental health system. The University of Vermont Health Network is stepping…

Vermont Hospitals Continue to Contain System-Wide Growth

Feb 14, 2018
Montpelier, VT – The Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) today released financial performance information for the state’s not-for-profit hospitals as part of their annual budget review process. From 2016…

Letter Regarding CHIP Funding

Jan 21, 2018
The following letter was sent to Vermont's Congressional Delegation on January 19, 2018 regarding the current political situation regarding CHIP funding. Honorable Patrick Leahy, Honorable Bernard Sanders,…

2017: Thank You for Your Collaboration

Dec 17, 2017
Dear Friend, As 2017 comes to a close, I want to thank you. When we took on tough legislative issues last winter, you were there to tell the hospital story. During hospital budget hearings this summer,…

Mental Health Takes Center Stage

Dec 11, 2017
Last Friday, the University of Vermont Medical Center (UVMMC) hosted an informative breakfast briefing on mental health. The discussion panel--which included representatives from city government, law enforcement,…