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New England News
9:20 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Vermont's Largest Hospital Seeing More Overdoses

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Officials at Vermont's largest hospital say the number of overdoses of heroin and other opiate drugs being treated in the emergency department has gone from about 40 cases a month three years ago to 60 this past August.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Vermont's Largest Hospital Getting New President

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Vermont's largest hospital is getting a new president.

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North Country News
10:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

VT's Fletcher Allen Terminates 35 Nurse Contracts

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The Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals is beginning a grievance process because Fletcher Allen Health Care terminated contacts for 35 per diem nurses over the phone.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

VT's Largest Hospital To Change Trustee Structure

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Vermont's largest hospital is reducing the numbers of trustees that governs its operation.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Sat December 28, 2013

VT Hospital Saving Lives By Preventing Infections

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Health care providers at Vermont's largest hospital have developed techniques that reduce the number of potentially fatal infections that a generation ago were considered an inevitable byproduct of treating acutely ill patients.

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New England News
8:01 am
Mon August 5, 2013

Fletcher Allen Seeks 4.9 Percent Budget Increase

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Vermont's largest hospital is seeking approval to increase its budget by nearly 5 percent.

The Burlington Free Press reports that Fletcher Allen Health Care wants to raise an additional $44 million next year to cover operating expenses and new health reform initiatives, add 282 full-time positions and begin planning for a new building.

The proposals have been submitted to the Green Mountain Care Board, which has set a 3 percent cap on the budget growth it allows for hospitals. Hearings are set for Aug. 27-29.

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North Country News
9:45 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Vermont's Largest Hospital Receives High Performance Ranking

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U.S. News and World Report has given a “High Performing” ranking to four specialty areas at Vermont’s largest hospital.

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North Country News
8:45 pm
Mon July 8, 2013

Vermont Hospital Now State's Largest Private Employer

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Vermont's largest hospital is now claiming the title of the state's largest private employer.

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North Country News
10:30 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Vermont Court Says Man Can Sue Hospital for Blood Draw

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The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that a man who has multiple drunken driving convictions can sue the state's largest hospital for drawing his blood at the request of police.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Hospital to Delay Aid-in-Dying Participation

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Vermont's largest hospital will put off implementing the state's new aid-in-dying law, at least for now.

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