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Wild Named CMO of CMS Boston

Nov 03, 2018
Richard E. Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP has joined the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Boston Regional Office as Chief Medical Officer.   Dr. Wild is not new to CMS, nor New England. He has…

Sarah Sterling of NMC Receives Spirit of ADA Award

Nov 03, 2018
St. Albans– Sarah Sterling, a Human Resources Advisor at Northwestern Medical Center, was recently recognized for reflecting the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the employment practices…

The Other Addiction

Nov 03, 2018
I made a big mistake in college. Well, maybe a couple, but one stands out. It was the moment I picked up a cigarette. At the time I thought it was a fleeting, fun thing to do while sipping cheap Vodka…

Charlene Ives, MD, Accepts Role as Medical Director of Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center

Oct 06, 2018
Bennington, VT-October 1, 2018-Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is pleased to announce that Charlene Ives, MD, has accepted the role as the medical director of the Southwestern Vermont Regional…

Dr. Ron Vallario Joins Grace Cottage Family Health

Oct 06, 2018
TOWNSHEND - Dr. Ronald Vallario is now seeing patients at Grace Cottage Family Health three days a week. A native of New Jersey, Dr. Vallario is a graduate of Rutgers University (B.A. in Psychology), University…

Chris Ams Named to Southwestern Vermont Health Care Foundation Northshire Regional Advisory Board

Oct 06, 2018
Bennington, VT-October 3, 2018-The Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) Foundation Northshire Regional Advisory Board welcomes Chris Ams.  Chris Ams moved to Vermont from Fairfield, CT, in June of…

Leffler, Calderara and Peterson Discuss Care Outside the Hospital at VAHHS Panel

Oct 06, 2018
At this year’s VAHHS annual meeting, a panel of three health care providers from different organizations discussed how innovative care outside of hospitals is helping to provide better outcomes at a lower…

Full-Scale Active Shooter Exercise to be staged at North Country Hospital

Oct 06, 2018
Newport, VT— North Country Hospital will hold a full-scale, emergency training exercise on October 12, from 8 am to 11 am at North Country Primary Care Newport on the North Country Hospital Campus in Newport,…

Focus on Emergency Preparedness at Annual Meeting

Sep 29, 2018
As hurricane Florence began its assault on the Carolinas, hospitals and health systems in the region began to activate their emergency plans. According to the North Carolina Hospital Association, its members…
Population Health Innovation Under The All Payer Model

Population Health Innovation Under The All Payer Model

Sep 19, 2018
The following is an article about the panel discussion held on September 14, 2018 at the VAHHS Annual meeting. The VAHHS 83rd Annual Meeting, titled “Charting Vermont's Health Future: Small State, Big…