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UVM Health Network’s Three Vermont Hospital Affiliates Submit FY2021 Budget Request

Posted in News on August 3, 2020

Budget Aims to Get CVMC, Porter, UVM Medical Center on Path to Recovery MONTPELIER – Last Friday, the Vermont-based hospitals of the University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center, Porter Hospital, and the University of Vermont Medical Center – submitted a collective fiscal year 2021 budget to the Green Mountain Care Board […]

COVID-19 Visitor Policy

Posted in News on July 9, 2020

July 6, 2020 The University of Vermont Health Network Porter Medical Center announced a revised Welcoming Policy for visitors this week. “At Porter Medical Center we recognize that family members/support people are valued members of the health care team who play a key role in the healing process. Back in March, in response to the […]

PMC Auxiliary Donates $50,000 to Porter

Posted in News on June 22, 2020

For More Information Contact:Ron Hallman, 388-4744 MIDDLEBURY—The Porter Medical Center Auxiliary voted on June 18 to donate $50,000 to the UVMHN Porter Medical Center as an unrestricted contribution to assist Porter during this unprecedented and challenging time, as the organization continues to transition to re-establishing elective services and procedures under strict protocols. “We are deeply […]

New Recognition Program: National DAISY Foundation

Posted in News on June 10, 2020

MIDDLEBURY— The UVM Health Network- Porter Medical Center announced this week the establishment of a new recognition program to honor Porter nurses for outstanding patient care in collaboration with the national DAISY Foundation. The not-for-profit DAISY Foundation is based in Glen Ellen, CA, and was established by family members in memory of J. Patrick Barnes.  […]

Statement of University of Vermont Health Network on State of Vermont Emergency Declaration

Posted in News on March 14, 2020

University of Vermont Health Network CEO Dr. John Brumsted issued the following statement today in response to Governor Phil Scott’s Emergency Declaration and Measures to Limit Social Gatherings: “Governor Scott’s emergency declaration is a significant action that will allow the State of Vermont and health care providers to act quickly and decisively to reduce the […]

Porter Hospital Acquires New wide bore MRI System

Posted in News on August 15, 2019

Middlebury-The UVM Health Network/Porter Medical Center has recently acquired the new Philips Ingenia 1.5 Tesla MRI system, the first digital broadband MR scanner. According to Michelle Aines, Radiology Director at Porter, the new unit features faster scans, excellent image resolution, and a more open patient-centered experience. “Our new MR unit can scan patients of varying […]

Porter Medical and UVM Foundation share $1.1 million donation

Posted in News on August 5, 2019

An anonymous donation of more than $1.1 million will be divided between the UVM Health Network-Porter Medical Center and the UVM Foundation as the result of a collaborative proposal to an Addison County supporter of both entities. The donation will provide $575,000 for a new air handling system at Helen Porter Rehabilitation and Nursing, as well […]

Local Physician Earns Award for Excellence in End-of-Life Care

Posted in News on June 18, 2019

Middlebury—Dr. Diana Barnard, a palliative care physician and long-time member of the Addison County medical community who works at both Porter Medical Center and the UVM Medical Center, has been awarded the UVM Health Network Home Health & Hospice Madison-Deane Award for Excellence in End-of-Life Care. This annual award is given by the Madison-Deane Education […]

Photo of Dr. Anna Benvenuto UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center Names New Chief Medical Officer

Posted in News on April 22, 2019

MIDDLEBURY—UVM Health Network Porter Medical Center has announced the appointment of Dr. Anna Benvenuto as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Benvenuto will replace Dr. Carrie Wulfman who announced her resignation from this post in order to focus on her work as a primary care physician in Brandon and as Porter’s Regional Physician Leader for […]