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“It wreaks havoc”: Five things to know about smoking during pregnancy
1. Vermont has one of the nation’s worst rates of smoking while pregnant. In a 2018 report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 15.5 percent of Vermont women smoked during pregnancy. The only states with higher rates were West Virginia (25.1 percent), Kentucky (18.4 percent) and Montana (16.5 percent). Missouri rounded out the […]
Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Quitter?
Every year thousands of Americans make the decision to cut back on their smoking or – even better – quit smoking entirely. Today is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, when we cele...
Empowering patients, improving the care experience
How an enhanced electronic health record puts patients in the driver’s seat of their health To unify the University of Vermont Health Network and improve the patient experience, we introduced a new e...
What to Know About the Flu if You Have Heart Disease or Have Had a Stroke
Another flu season is right around the corner. A seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to protect against it and any potentially serious complications. Immunity can take up to two weeks to develop aft...
The Five Most Common Myths about the Flu and the Flu Shot
With the health care experts from Central Vermont Medical Center, University of Vermont Health Network. Every flu season, people decide not to get the flu shot for reasons based on misconceptions abo...
Using the power of technology to enhance patient care and access to information
A Q+A with Adam Buckley, MD, chief information officer at the University of Vermont Health Network. The University of Vermont Health Network is undergoing a significant upgrade to its electronic heal...
What to Know About the Flu if You Have Diabetes
Another flu season is right around the corner. A seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to protect against it and any potentially serious complications. Immunity can take up to two weeks to develop aft...
UVM Health Network Implements First Phase of Unified Electronic Health Record at Four Affiliate Hospitals
UVM Health Network Implements First Phase of Unified Electronic Health Record at Four Affiliate Hospitals
Improving your health care connections across our network
Epic, our new electronic health record, will begin to seamlessly link four network affiliate hospitals When we formed the University of Vermont Health Network in 2014, we brought together a collabora...
How to Prevent Injuries in Young Athletes. Meet the FIFA 11+ Program.
Preventing injuries and keeping athletes on the field are key priorities for all athletes and sports medicine specialists. Lower extremity injuries are common in high school sports — and are costly. ...
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