Porter Hospital interim president gets permanent status

Bob Ortmyer has worked as interim president and COO at Middlebury’s Porter Medical Center since this past September. Now he will lead the southern region of UVM Health Network.

Vaccination required for Porter Hospital and other UVMHN employees

BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont Health Network, which includes Middlebury’s Porter Medical Center, will require employees to either get a COVID-19 vaccination by Oct. 1, or be subject to weekly testing for the disease, which has killed 260 Vermonte … (read more)

COVID-19 turning anticipated surplus into deficit at Porter Medical Center

MIDDLEBURY — Porter Medical Center President Tom Thompson is asking his managers to be frugal during the coming months in an effort to reduce a budget deficit produced in part by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent email to the PMC community, Thompson note … (read more)

UVM affiliated hospitals slowly regain IT functions

On Friday the head of the network of six Vermont hospitals that saw its internet systems hobbled by a cyberattack 10 days ago said the University of Vermont Health Network’s IT team is making significant progress in restoring communications systems among … (read more)