Dick Mazza

Celebrating the Life of Dick Mazza

It is with great admiration and sadness that the community celebrates the life of Dick Mazza.  While he gained distinction as a leading Senator serving Chittenden and Grand Isle counties, it was his connection to people and love of his community that made him a natural ally to the work...

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Healthgrades® Distinguishes UVM Medical Center with Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Recognition Highlights UVM Health Network’s Commitment to Exceptional Orthopedic Care BURLINGTON, Vt. – Patients in our region are benefitting from class leading surgical care close to home as Healthgrades, a prominent online resource for consumers seeking information about doctors and hospitals, has named University of Vermont Medical Center among the top...

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UVM Health Network Health Assistance Program Helped More than 6,000 Patients Access Free Prescription Medication, Equipment, Support in 2023

Program For Low- and Middle-Income Patients Covered $7.5 Million in Out-of-Pocket Costs BURLINGTON, Vt. – The UVM Health Network’s program for patients who need help affording prescriptions, navigating insurance coverage, and accessing eyeglasses and medical equipment is supporting more patients and families than ever before. In 2023, the Health Assistance...

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Patients Get Faster Answers, Access to Specialty Care Improves With Growing Clinical Collaboration

Primary Care Providers Use eConsults to Get Specialist Opinions Quickly BURLINGTON, Vt. – As a primary care physician of more than 25 years, Marie Sandoval, MD, has seen many routine patient visits unearth a serious health concern requiring follow-up care and specialist expertise. In November 2023, when one of Dr....

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UVM Health Network Adjusts to Improve Access to Care and the Patient Experience While Balancing the Budget

Efforts focus on supporting patients and staff while reducing expenses and creating new revenue sources Burlington, Vt. – Responding to growing patient demand for care, a national workforce shortage, and persistent cost and budgetary pressures facing rural health care providers, The University of Vermont Health Network is focused on four...

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UVM Health Network Recognized as a 2023 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion

Peer recognition initiative of National Fund for Workforce Solutions highlights health care providers dedicated to building equitable, inclusive workplaces through worker-centered workforce development programs Burlington, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network has been recognized as a national leader for wide-ranging workforce development initiatives by a nationwide health care...

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A Call for Peace, in the Middle East and at Home

A Statement from UVM Health Network President and CEO, Sunny Eappen, MD, MBA As a physician and health care administrator, I am devastated by the violence and loss of life in the Middle East. I am also heartbroken and frustrated by violence at home in our community. This past weekend,...

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An Appreciation of Holly Miller

On Wednesday, September 20, 2023, Holly Miller died peacefully at the McClure Miller Respite House, the hospice residence she helped make possible and that bears her family name. Over these last few weeks, UVM Health Network – Home Health & Hospice was given the honor of caring for her, first...

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Leffler gets sworn in for Subcommittee Hearring.

UVM Medical Center President Speaks at U.S. House of Representatives Joint Subcommittee Hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Hearing Focused on Preparedness for Cyberattacks, Ransomware Washington, D.C. – Dr. Stephen Leffler, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Vermont Medical Center, appeared last week on Capitol Hill at a joint subcommittee hearing before The Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation; and The Subcommittee...

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UVM Health Network Recognized on Forbes’ Annual Best Employers List

Based on Survey of More than 70,000 People in All 50 States Burlington, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network has been named one of America’s Best Employers on Forbes’ annual state-by-state list, which includes organizations of many types, including hospitals and health systems. To create the list, Forbes partnered...

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