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

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...

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Community Helps Raise $75,000 for End-of-Life Care at the McClure Miller Respite House

The 2022 Jiggety Jog & Fun Run annual fundraiser incorporated virtual and in-person events this year to benefit the University of Vermont Health Network – Home Health & Hospice’s McClure Miller Respite House. The McClure Miller Respite House is Vermont’s only Medicare-certified inpatient hospice residence. This year, Vermont Lieutenant Governor...

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Celebrating caring hearts during National Volunteer Week

“People who volunteer develop new skills, build their personal and professional networks, forge a deeper connection with their communities and service organizations, and experience the joy of serving a larger cause,” a White House proclamation states. “The opportunities to volunteer are seemingly limitless. Students gain real world experience, workers apply...

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During Diversity Month, commit to being an ally

By Adrianne Johnson Ross, MHA Last month, while on her way to becoming the first Black woman U.S. Supreme Court justice in history, Ketanji Brown Jackson endured three days of blistering questioning about her judicial practices, LSAT scores, sentencing decisions and personal background. The approval process for any Supreme Court...

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YOU make our work possible – thank you!

The work of Home Health & Hospice depends on our people: our talented and dedicated staff and many generous friends in our community and far beyond who give their time and resources to help us care for our neighbors. With this support, we are able to do so much more. We...

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Trust flourishes at home

Pediatric therapists from Family and Children’s Program find success providing care at home For the past 10 months, Josephine Tobin, who celebrated her first birthday in October, has had regular playdates at her home in Hinesburg with Scottie Taylor, DPT and Rebecca Grimm, MS, OTR/L. At least that’s what she...

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Respite House’s lasting impact: Grandmother’s stay ‘changed the direction of my professional life’

Kate Favaro understands from her work as a hospice bereavement coordinator the importance of compassion. She learned its powers as a child, first-hand from her beloved grandmother, Florence, known to most as Dutchie, and through Dutchie’s end-of-life journey at McClure Miller Respite House.  “I think the biggest thing is to...

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Commentary: Investing in what matters

By Adrianne Johnson Ross, MHA After many years of working to advance health care delivery on a number of various fronts, I accepted the opportunity to join The University of Vermont Health Network about a year ago, looking for a role where I could make a profound difference in people’s...

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Beloved Jiggety Jog (and Fun Run) is back May 5-14

Our annual Jiggety Jog & Fun Run is virtual, with some special in-person events happening throughout the week! We need your help and you can start raising funds now!     Register here Our annual Jiggety Jog & Fun Run is back this year and we hope you can join...

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A better night’s sleep may be just 10 steps away

Sleep is a lot more than just rest. Our top sleep expert explains it supports learning, memory, cellular repair and energy stores. Having trouble catching quality ZZZs? Get her top tips for a better snooze: 10 Tips to Stop Tossing and Turning | The University of Vermont Health Network (uvmhealth.org)

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