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The 2022 Jiggety Jog & Fun Run annual fundraiser incorporated virtual and in-person events this year to benefit the UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice’s McClure Miller Respite House.
To Provide a Safe Environment for Patients and Staff, COVID-19 and Other Safety Policies Must be Followed
Pandemic-related impact on the global supply chain has caused a critical nation-wide shortage of intravenous (IV) contrast used for certain CT scans and other diagnostic procedures. Availability of this product is expected to be extremely limited until at least July 2022.
Climate Pledge is Latest Step in UVM Medical Center’s Commitment to Environmentally Sustainable Health Care
More revenue is needed to cover the increased cost to both hospitals for providing the care that Vermonters count on.
EHR system to benefit patients, providers and staff now live at Alice Hyde Medical Center, Elizabethtown Community Hospital and CVPH.
Burst Pipe Caused All But Two ORs to Close Over the Weekend; Back to 10 ORs Today

Update: March 29, 2022

The University of Vermont Health Network has reached a renewal agreement with United for another year, through March 31, 2023. 

As part of this agreement, United has agreed to allow continued patient access to laboratory and pharmacy services and they have also committed to address other policies that restrict how and when patients receive health care covered by their insurance plan.

If you are a United commercial plan subscriber and have received any services at the UVM Health Network during this time, there is no impact to you and you do not need to take any

Big Change Roundup Supports Vital Services During Difficult Times

Today, The University of Vermont Medical Center and Central Vermont Medical Center filed to request mid-year adjustments from the Green Mountain Care Board to their FY22 budgets, which went into effect on October 1, 2021. The request can be found here. Please be in touch with any questions.

Key facts: The recent sharp rise in inflation has made daily life more difficult for nearly all Vermonters. Health care providers are not immune to those pressures. The UVM Health Network projects a nearly $108 million increase in UVM Medical Center’s expenses and more than a  $15 million increase in UVM

Committee to Lead the National Search Has Been Established, Job Description Released
Despite significant progress toward sustainability, COVID-19 challenges led to decision; UVM Health Network to provide patient and customer support for alternatives
Needed ORs restored at Fanny Allen and Main Campus, more ORs to reopen in near future
Remainder of Contract Negotiations Will Continue As Scheduled In Summer 2022
Meg O’Donnell Brings Health Policy, Law Expertise to the Board
New members bring backgrounds in Nursing, Health Care Research, Quality and Patient Care, and Business
Dr. Brumsted’s Work Includes Advancing Health Care Reform and Preserving Access to Essential Health Care Services in Vermont and Northern New York
Amid immediate focus to increase critical care capacity, Network continues to advance goals outlined in October to recruit talent, improve access to specialty care and restart Fanny Allen
Patients, Staff Return to Space Today After Extensive Renovations to Airflow System