Vermont Businiess Magazine Marathon Health, based in Winooski and one of the nation's leading providers of worksite health centers, today announced that Goldman Sachs completed a $30 million equity investment and minority position in the company. Marathon Health will use proceeds from the investment to meet the ever-changing healthcare needs of its customers and expand its national presence, continuing the rapid growt h it has experienced since its founding in 2005.
Vermont Business Magazine It seems to have little to do with median household income, taxes or beach front property. People are more likely to love their jobs where there aren't so many... people. Monster, a global leader in connecting people to jobs, and Brandwatch, the leading social intelligence company, today announced the results of their second annual Monster and Brandwatch Job Report, a social media study of job sentiment. Vermont moved up to fourth overall and best in the East. Revealing where people love and hate their jobs the most in the US, the study also analyzed exactly who, what, when, where and why people take to Twitter to discuss how they feel about their jobs, and how those findings differ from the 2015 report.
Vermont Business Magazine ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, is pleased to announce a $100,000 grant from the James M Cox Foundation in support of its early learning science initiative Champ Lane. ECHO’s Champ Lane is a 2,200 square-foot exhibit and classroom designed to support early learners, educators and caregivers.
Vermont Business Magazine The Plaintiff in the lawsuit "John Doe vs. University of Vermont," filed last Tuesday, June 28, in the United States District Court of Vermont, dismissed his lawsuit Monday. That lawsuit sought to control aspects of UVM's investigation of a sexual assault allegation. The Plaintiff's decision to dismiss his suit came after the university filed its motion to dismiss the lawsuit on Thursday, July 7.
Vermont Business Magazine Today, Matt Dunne for Governor started airing its third TV ad, “Lots of Reasons.” The ad features a number of Vermont women talking about why they support Matt Dunne for governor, including his commitment to paid family leave, fighting for a woman’s right to choose and enforcing equal pay laws. The 30-second ad is running statewide and is the third phase of a robust, six-figure buy. The campaign will be on the air through the August 9th primary.
Vermont Business Magazine OneCare Vermont is one of six organizations nationwide chosen to participate in Transforming Complex Care, a multi-site demonstration aimed at refining and spreading effective care models that address the complex medical and social needs of high-need, high-cost patients.
Vermont Business Magazine - A growing number of people in Vermont are becoming ill with diseases spread by ticks, such as Lyme disease and anaplasmosis. The good news is these illnesses are preventable. To help you be tick smart, the Vermont Department of Health’s Brattleboro District Office is holding a series of presentations about the simple actions you can take to avoid tickborne diseases.
Vermont Business Magazine Mt Ascutney Hospital and Health Center has been named one of America’s “Most Wired” hospitals by the American Hospital Association (AHA) in recognition of its successful adoption of information technology (IT) to enhance clinical performance. The 18th annual Most Wired list appears in the July 2016 issue of Hospitals & Health Networks magazine, an AHA publication. All hospitals on the list have demonstrated a strong commitment to using IT resources to improve their operational, financial, and clinical services.
Vermont Business Magazine Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) and Community College of Vermont (CCV) are joining forces in response to challenges in filling positions within the local healthcare workforce by launching an accelerated program to prepare qualified candidates for jobs as Certified Medical Assistants. Enrollment in the 14-week program will be limited to twenty participants. Classes will be held on the CCV Brattleboro campus, and all clinical aspects of the course work will be completed at BMH.
Vermont Business Magazine - The Hands-On Educational System gets children excited about learning. The Homespun Group, LLC today announced the release of the Hands-On Educational System. Homespun and Hands-On offers a wide variety of hands-on projects, hands-on games, supplemental materials, and miscellaneous goods. The Hands-On Educational System makes it easy to guide children as they explore, discover, and learn about any given concept in the general subject areas including art, science, literature, history, geography, sociology, life skills, and product development.
Vermont Business Magazine Lake Sunapee Bank Group (NASDAQ: LSBG) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of fourteen cents ($0.14) per common share payable July 29, 2016, to stockholders of record as of July 22, 2016. Lake Sunapee Bank Group is the holding company of Lake Sunapee Bank, fsb, a federally chartered savings bank that provides a wide range of life-cycle banking and financial services.
by Bruce Lisman There they go again. The Democratic candidates for Governor are promising to resuscitate the discredited idea of single payer. After four excruciating years of dancing around the issue of cost, Peter Shumlin finally abandoned single payer when he was forced to admit that Vermont couldn’t afford it.