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The Blueprint for Health, a program of the Agency of Human Services (AHS), has announced that they are launching the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI).   As women receive substantial preventive care services in OBGYN and women’s health clinic settings, the WHI extends participation in the Blueprint...
UPDATED Dec. 21: The DEA has reversed its decision and posted a notice that it is retaining its current policy and procedures, with one minor change, regarding registration renewals.  The revised announcement states the following: REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING RENEWAL APPLICATIONS  Starting...
In cooperation with the Vermont Health Care Innovation Project, Lucia Savage, Chief Privacy Officer with the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will provide a webinar for Vermont exploring HIPAA-appropriate options for data aggregation and sharing of...
The Vermont Medical Society adopted policy resolutions that address issues of importance to the state’s physicians, including changing the paradigm for the use of opioids in chronic non-malignant pain control, advocating for uniform regulatory oversight and standard of practice for medical...
Wendy Davis, M.D., was named president of the Vermont Medical Society during its 203rd annual meeting Nov. 5, in Burlington, Vt.  Dr. Davis is a clinical professor of Pediatrics at the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program, and the Associate Director of the National Improvement Partnership...
The Vermont Medical Society recognized five Vermonters for their outstanding contributions to the health and well being of the state’s residents during its 203rd annual meeting held Nov. 5, in Burlington, Vt.  Lewis First, M.D., FAAP, of the University of Vermont Medical Center and The Robert...
The Vermont Medical Society’s Education and Research Foundation (VMSERF) has awarded $5,000 scholarships to Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont students Margaret Graham and Grace Adamson.  The recipients were honored at the Vermont Medical Society’s 203rd annual...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12 noon to 1 p.m. Learn about important changes in employment law for physician practices: ban the box, overtime pay changes effective Dec 1, paid sick leave and more. Presented by:  Alexa Clauss, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC Open to VMS members,...
Governor Shumlin and the Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) recently released the Draft Vermont Accountable Care Organization All-Payer Model Agreement.  You can find the draft agreement here: http://gmcboard.vermont.gov/sites/gmcb/files/documents/payment-reform/DRAFT_APM_Agreement_UNDER_LEGAL_REVIEW...
Registration for the 203rd Vermont Medical Society Annual Meeting is open via online registration or by mail.  The meeting will be held in collaboration with the American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter, Vermont Academy of Family Physicians and Vermont Psychiatric Association, Nov. 4-5, at...

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