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May 28th, 2015
Burlington, VT - Successful behavioral and mental health treatment relies on understanding the status of a patient's physical health as well. In order to make more informed decisions about patient care, Northwestern Counseling & Support Services, Inc. (NCSS) Behavioral Health Division recently joined 1000 other Vermont providers who utilize a secure portal to access their patients’ health...
March 17th, 2015
Burlington, VT - Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC) and VITL recently completed the final phases of a hospital interface project that developed five connections to transmit health data from the hospital to the Vermont Health Information Exchange (VHIE), the statewide health data network operated by VITL. The five interfaces were built to: Send immunization data from SVMC to the VHIE. The...
January 28th, 2015
BURLINGTON, VT –Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) has finalized an agreement with OneCare Vermont to provide health IT network services. OneCare Vermont is an accountable care organization (ACO), a network of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers who coordinate care for Medicare, Medicaid and commercially insured patients in Vermont. Under this agreement, VITL will...
December 16th, 2014
BURLINGTON, VT –Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) has named Nancy Rowden Brock as chief financial officer (CFO). In this position, Brock will be responsible for human resources, budgeting, auditing, financial reporting, grants management, contract review, and act as liaison to various state agencies. Brock joins VITL from World Learning, an accredited educational institution that...
November 17th, 2014
Burlington, VT – Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) released a Request for Proposals (RFP) to qualified contractors for research and writing services related to grant management. The areas of opportunities that the grant services will identify include health information exchange, clinical data warehousing and analytics, and health information technology. Proposals may be submitted for...
September 15th, 2014
Burlington, VT - Health information technology improves the quality of health care delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving health care delivery in America, VITL— operator of the Vermont Health Information Exchange—and other...
July 24th, 2014
BURLINGTON, VT – To enable health care providers to securely send clinical information for the patients they are treating, Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) has launched VITLDirect, a messaging system that electronically sends and receives patient data. VITL’s ehealth specialists will host a free webinar for health care providers and medical staff on July 29 at 12 p.m. to learn more...
July 24th, 2014
BURLINGTON, VT – VITL has named Richmond, Vermont-based HMC, a full-service marketing and advertising agency as its agency of record. On behalf of VITL, HMC will create and implement a strategic multimedia campaign to educate both providers and the general public about Vermont’s health information exchange (VHIE). The VHIE connects electronic medical record systems from different health care...
October 17th, 2013
Burlington, VT – Samuel McDowell, Ph.D., vice president of operations with Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) recently presented at the New England Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 1st Annual Vermont & New Hampshire Fall Event held October 11, 2013 in Lebanon, NH.The theme of the daylong conference was “Interoperability & Exchange – Standardizing...
October 21st, 2013
Burlington, VT – Vermont Information Technology Leaders (VITL) announced Paul Harrington, executive vice president, Vermont Medical Society, has been elected chair of the organization’s board of directors. Harrington has been involved with VITL since it was incorporated in 2005, having most recently served as board treasurer.  "I'm honored to be elected to serve as the VITL board chair and help...

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