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Feb 01, 2019
Last Week: This week continued with background and overviews of the health care system in legislative committees and included a number of mental health discussions. Mental Health Advocacy Day: On Wednesday,…

speed

Feb 01, 2019
Speed. It’s everything right now. We want our information faster, our transportation quicker, our products to reach us with virtually no wait. A new jet is in the worksthat would sweep passengers to Beijing…

Theresa Lever receives CVMC Auxilian of the Year Award

Jan 27, 2019
Berlin, VT – Theresa Lever was named 2018 Auxilian of the Year by the Central Vermont Medical Center Auxiliary in recognition of her continued work in supporting cancer patients. “Our honoree for this…

Legislative Update 1-28-19

Jan 27, 2019
Last Week Hospitals 101: VAHHS provided the Senate Health and Welfare committee with an overview of Vermont’s hospitals.  We emphasized the unique nature of our top-rated system—we are small, rural, and…

Rural Vt. & hospitals

Jan 20, 2019
by Emerson Lynn The news that Springfield’s hospital isn’t paying its bills and its financial health is poor should send shudders down the spines of those interested in the health of Vermont’s rural economy.…

GMCB Meets to Discuss Strategies to Reduce Cost and Improve Quality

Jan 20, 2019
On January 16, the GMCB and presenters from Gunderson Health, Copley Hospital and the University of Vermont Medical Center met to share strategies to reduce cost and improve quality. Rachel Albrecht, Administrative…

Government Shutdown update from the Vermont Foodbank

Jan 20, 2019
The USDA announced on January 8, 2019 that all federal nutrition programs will be funded through February. While this announcement is positive and critical for individuals facing food insecurity, it is…

Hunger and the Government Shutdown

Jan 20, 2019
The protracted government shutdown has caused hardship for many Americans. Government employees are dipping into savings or racking up debt as they struggle without paychecks. The IRS is significantly…

Addressing the Mental Health Crisis

Jan 13, 2019
January 9th marked the start of a new biennium at the Vermont Legislature, and there is always a “back to school” feeling in the air during these first few days.  VAHHS looks forward to familiarizing our…

Music program enhances patient and visitor experience at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital

Jan 06, 2019
Research shows music at hospitals offers therapeutic benefits and promotes healing ST. JOHNSBURY, VT (December 20, 2018) – From live bedside music to curated playlists on tablets, the growing music program…