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Statement from John R. Brumsted, MD, President and CEO of The UVM Health Network, on Supreme Court Decision

Posted in News on June 24, 2022

“As a health care safety net provider for more than 1 million people, including critical services that our patients cannot receive elsewhere in our region, the UVM Health Network supports preserving access to the full range of reproductive health care. Our policies and our practices regarding abortion services focus on the importance of the patient-provider […]

August 2022 Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on June 23, 2022

The following virtual classes are free and open to the public: Virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management Program In partnership with North Star Health, Porter Medical Center will be hosting a free virtual Chronic Disease Self-Management program for people living with a long-term (or “chronic”) health problem—like arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity, or heart disease. Participants will learn […]

Porter Board of Trustees Seeks Two New Members

Posted in News on June 21, 2022

Porter Medical Center is inviting community members to apply for two upcoming openings on its Board of Trustees. The new members will replace outgoing Trustees who will reach the end of their term in September of 2022. The 19-member Board of Trustees is responsible for representing Porter Medical Center as a member of the UVM […]

Spring 2022 Self-Management Programs

Posted in Classes & Events on March 7, 2022

The following virtual classes are free and open to the public: Virtual Diabetes Self-Management Program In partnership with The Giving Fridge, Porter Medical Center will be hosting a free virtual Diabetes Self-Management program for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Participants will learn how to better manage their symptoms by focusing on seven self-care behaviors: […]

Number of Support Persons for Emergency Department Patients Temporarily Restricted

Posted in Helen Porter, News on January 5, 2022

COVID testing moves to by-appointment only Middlebury, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network – Porter Medical Center today announced updates to its visitor policy and scheduling for COVID testing. The decision to temporarily reduce visitation to its emergency department and move to by-appointment only testing was made in view of the continued spread […]

UVMMedical Center ICU staff putting on PPE. A Plea from the UVM Health Network: Get Vaccinated

Posted in Helen Porter, News on December 21, 2021

Across the UVM Health Network, we are doing everything we can to respond to the ever-changing challenges of COVID-19. Today, nearly two years into this pandemic, we continue to fight the impact of this virus. Our emergency rooms are packed. Our Intensive Care Units are nearing capacity. All of our people, providing all types of […]

Annual Children’s Memorial Service

Posted in Classes & Events, News on November 14, 2021

WHAT:       Event to provide parents and families an opportunity to honor the memory of a young person who has died, in a supportive environment with other families, caregivers and community members. The service will include music, reading of children’s names, a flower ceremony, readings or words of remembrance from family and others, and a slideshow […]

UVM Health Network Successfully Launches Second Phase of Its Electronic Health Record as Part of Access Action Plan

Posted in News, Uncategorized on November 10, 2021

Porter Medical Center and Central Vermont Medical Center are now fully live with Epic, connecting patients and providers across the Network BURLINGTON, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network has successfully completed the second phase implementation of the Epic electronic health record system at Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) in Berlin, VT and Porter […]

UVM Medical Center Staff Elect Community Provider as New Medical Staff President

Posted in News, Uncategorized on November 8, 2021

Dr. Heather Stein Brings Community Experience to Critical Hospital Leadership Position BURLINGTON, Vt., – The University of Vermont Medical Center medical staff has elected Dr. Heather Stein, the chief medical officer for the Community Health Centers of Burlington, as its new president – strengthening ties between the medical center and community health care providers. Dr. […]