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. […]
The Vermont Department of Health that an individual in Addison County has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
n order to continue to provide quality care to our patients while maintaining a safe workspace for our staff, we have made temporary changes to our Porter Hospital visitor policy.
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 […]
Find out what your options are when a new Vermont State Law goes into effect on March 1 changing how your health information can be shared.
Major depression affects heart attack survivors at nearly three times the rate of the average U.S. adult. If you or someone you know is living with heart problems, it’s important to watch for signs of depression and seek help if needed.
Managing stress and making choices that contribute to our well-being is a foundation for good health. Learn more about how you can better manage stress.
A less invasive cardiac care procedure is allowing patients with a structural heart abnormality called aortic valve stenosis to avoid open-heart surgery, decreasing their hospital stay to just 24 to 48 hours.
As a caregiver, the prospect of helping someone with a heart condition may feel overwhelming. Here are some tips to make this important role easier for you and the cardiac patient in your care.
Feeling cruddy with the flu or maybe a bad cold? Sarah Spengler, RN, offers practical advice about home remedies that can help you feel like you again.
Last year, Frankie was a 14-year-old Rwandan with a million-dollar smile and a death sentence due to rheumatic heart disease. But the teen’s life changed when he crossed paths with volunteers from the medical nonprofit Team Heart, including Bruce Leavitt, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon at University of Vermont Medical Center.
With Cindy Dion Noyes, MD, University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group UVM Medical Center Infectious Disease Influenza has arrived in our region and is considered to be widespread at this time. This means that at least half of the regions in the state of VT and NY are reporting laboratory confirmed influenza (usually with […]