Cyberattack puts Porter patient info out of reach

MIDDLEBURY — UVM Health Network, which includes Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, has curtailed some patient services after experiencing a confirmed cyberattack affecting some of its information technology systems last week. Officials said they have implemented well-practiced standby procedures to continue providing safe care, but the attack has caused variable impacts on services at the six hospitals and physicians’ practices in the organization. “Our IT team is working around-the-clock to restore syste … (read more)

UVM Health Network hit by cyberattack

All six hospitals in the UVM Health Network — including Middlebury’s Porter Medical Center — have experienced a major tech outage that has made electronic patient records inaccessible, which has had a direct impact on patient care and appointments. As of … (read more)

UVMHN Porter Medical Center announces new welcoming policy

SPONSORED CONTENT MIDDLEBURY — The University of Vermont Health Network Porter Medical Center announced a revised Welcoming Policy for visitors this week. “At Porter Medical Center we recognize that family members/support people are valued members of the … (read more)

Hospital network cuts some positions; Porter spared

Doctors’ vacation and retirement benefits are being cut while other workers are being furloughed, as the University of Vermont Health Network cuts costs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  As of July 1, 900 doctors across the network’s six hospitals … (read more)

UVM Health Network projects $152 million loss

The University of Vermont Health Network expects to lose $152 million this fiscal year because of the coronavirus crisis.  Porter Medical Center in Middlebury is a member of the network. The UVM Health Network outlined a series of steps to fill the gap Fr … (read more)

UVM Health Network projects $152 million loss due to COVID-19

The University of Vermont Health Network expects to lose $152 million this fiscal year because of the coronavirus crisis. Porter Medical Center in Middlebury is a member of the network. The UVM Health Network outlined a series of steps to fill the gap Fri … (read more)

UVM Health Network lays off and reshuffles staff ahead of COVID-19 surge

Even as the University of Vermont Health Network prepares for a surge of COVID-19 patients, some hospital employees will face reduced pay, fewer hours, or layoffs. The staffing changes come as part of an effort to minimize risk to employees, conserve prot … (read more)

Opinion: UVM Health Network chief offers COVID-19 advice

For nearly two months, teams across the UVM Health Network have been planning for our clinical and operational response to what is now designated as a pandemic by the World Health Organization and declared a State of Emergency in both Vermont and New York … (read more)

Stay home to save lives

www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXw6q_6bT6o VERMONT — UVM Health Network produced this PSA featuring Dr. Tim Lahey. It urges people to stay home while the COVID-19 pandemic continues. This is a critical message UVM health network is hoping to share as we … (read more)

UVH Health Network: How we’re reacting to coronavirus

For nearly two months, teams across the UVM Health Network have been planning for our clinical and operational response to what is now designated as a pandemic by the World Health Organization and declared a State of Emergency in both Vermont and New York … (read more)

Porter considers delay on some costly upgrades

BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont Health Network announced this month that it is taking steps to ensure financial stability in the coming years, as economic forces challenge health care providers in Vermont and around the country. Each UVM Health Net … (read more)

Opinion: UVM ‘all-in’ on OneCare Vermont

There can be no debate: accessing health care services can be difficult at times, navigating our complex system can be confusing, and we all know that health care costs too much for far too many families.  This is why the University of Vermont Health Netw … (read more)