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Explaining and Addressing Violence in our Communities

Nov 12, 2017
  The recent mass shooting at a Texas church, and comments that followed by President Trump and others, have fueled a harmful narrative that gun violence is directly connected to mental illness. READ…

VAHHS Statement on Governor Scott’s Appointment of Tom Pelham to the Green Mountain Care Board

Nov 03, 2017
On behalf of Vermont’s non-profit hospitals, the Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems extends its congratulations to new Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) appointee, Tom Pelham. Tom is known…

The Opioid Epidemic

Oct 29, 2017
by Devon GreenVAHHS VP of Government Relations   President Trump last week declared the opioid epidemic a “public health emergency,” raising awareness of a nationwide crisis that has hit Vermont as…

Telemedicine – Innovation at Work

Oct 22, 2017
Telemedicine is demonstrating progress throughout Vermont as providers embrace the technology and patients benefit from the expanded access to care. The 2017 VAHHS Annual Meeting featured a break-out…

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)…