Patient Resource Agency Links
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Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
VAHHS is a member-owned organization devoted to improving the health status of communities throughout Vermont. Activities include advocacy, policy development, education and research. They work in partnership with dozens of Vermont health care organizations on a wide variety of issues. They provide educational and research services for members and non-members alike.
Northeast Health Care Quality Foundation
NHCQF is a non-profit, educational health care organization, headquartered in Dover, New Hampshire. NHCQF contracts with the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to serve as the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
The Vermont Assembly of Home Health and Hospice Agencies VAHHA
The Vermont Assembly of Home Health and Hospice Agencies is the professional association for the not-for-profit home health and hospice agencies and Visiting Nurse Associations in Vermont.
The Vermont Health Care Association
VHCA is the voice of the long term care provider community in Vermont. They promote quality long term care services and professional development opportunities for their staff. They advocate for necessary and reasonable public policies including adequate government reimbursement so that professional and compassionate care can be given to those Vermonters entrusted to their care
Vermont Department of Health
They focus on prevention, which is perhaps the best investment that can be made in health. They educate and inform Vermonters about eating a healthy diet, regular exercise and not smoking. They promote and improve access to immunizations, mammograms, HIV/AIDS testing and care, and prenatal care. They license physicians and hospitals, inspect food and lodging establishments, and enforce health regulations. They prepare for and respond to public health emergencies and threats, and provide the public with information to help them stay safe and healthy
Vermont Blueprint for Health
The Blueprint is a state led program dedicated to achieving well coordinated and seamless
health services, with an emphasis on prevention and wellness, for all Vermonters. Acting
as an agent of change, the Blueprint is working with a broad range of stakeholders to
implement a novel health services model that is designed to; Improve the health of the
population; Enhance the patient experience of care (including quality, access, and
reliability); and to Reduce, or at least control, the per capita cost of care.
Bi-State Primary Care Association
Bi-State works with federal, state, and regional policy makers, foundations, and payers to develop effective strategies, policies, and programs that are designed to sustain community-based, primary health care services.
New England Rural Health Roundtable (Vermont Section)
The New England Rural Health RoundTable is a forum for promoting healthy rural communities and solutions to the unique health challenges facing rural New England.