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Tieman: Value-based health care system shows progress

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 3:21am -- tim

by Jeff Tieman, CEO, VAHHS Good news alert! I feel the need to open with that announcement given the barrage of challenges we face in health care and the unending pandemic twists and turns we continue to manage. Good news in health care can easily be dwarfed by stories of heartache and sorrow, yet if you simply look around, there are hopeful signs all around us.

Common Good Vermont launches 2021-2022 Nonprofit Management Certificate Program

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 3:16am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Common Good Vermont is now accepting applications for its Nonprofit Management (NPM) Certificate Program. The NPM Program provides immediately applicable training in the core competencies of nonprofit
management and emerging nonprofit issues. Designed for active practitioners and leaders in Northern New England’s vibrant nonprofit community, whether you are currently in a leadership position or are new to the sector, this program is for you.

Southwestern Vermont Health Care previews September 15 Medical Matters Weekly

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 3:05am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Southwestern Vermont Health Care’s (SVHC) Medical Matters Weekly with Dr. Trey Dobson—a weekly interactive, multiplatform medical-themed talk show—will feature the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center’s Director of Emergency Nursing Jill Maynard, RN, on its September 15 program. The show will air at 12 p.m. She will share news about SVMC’s upcoming Emergency Department renovation and expansion.

Dupigny-Giroux to serve as an author of the Fifth National Climate Assessment

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:47pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, PhD, a faculty member in Geography and Geology at the University of Vermont and the State of Vermont Climatologist, will serve as an author for the national Water chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5). In 2016, Dupigny-Giroux was named regional lead of the northeast chapter of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.

Kaufmann honored with Bennington's 2021 Coleman Leadership Award

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 9:19am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine Performer, healthcare clown, and Healthy Humor co-founder Deborah Kaufmann ’74 is the 2021 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. This annual award recognizes a distinguished Bennington graduate, faculty or staff member, or an individual from the larger Bennington College community whose innovative and inspirational leadership is advancing civic and cultural life and improving the lives of others.

More funding from working lands plus what to know about ransomware threats

Mon, 09/13/2021 - 4:38am -- tim

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets If you operate a maple business here in Vermont, be sure to check out the free series of webinars from University of Vermont Extension that will offer expert advice on everything from business management and legal agreements, to tapping practices and land-use tax programs. The series covers a wide range of important topics designed to help Vermont's maple enterprises thrive by increasing profits and improving forest health.