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December 19th, 2011
Burlington, VT – CapSite™ announced today that Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL), a non-profit organization assisting Vermont healthcare providers to adopt and use health information technology (HIT) to improve patient care, has subscribed to the CapSite service to assist Vermont physician practices in improving their processes for purchasing healthcare technology.    CapSite’s...
November 14th, 2011
Burlington, VT - White River Family Practice in White River Junction has become the second Vermont physician practice to join the Meaningful Use Vanguard by using its electronic health records system to improve patient care. After attesting to achieving meaningful use, the six physicians in the practice each received $18,000 in EHR incentives from Medicare, the maximum available in the first year...
October 3rd, 2011
Up to $21,250 Available in First Year for Eligible Professionals Incentive Payments Also Available for Hospitals Beginning Monday, October 3, 2011, eligible professionals and hospitals can initiate the process of receiving Medicaid EHR incentive payments. Eligible professionals can receive up to $21,250 in the first year of the program. This is a two-step process: Step One: Professionals and...
August 14th, 2011
Middlebury, VT – Vermont patients are beginning to see results from a $27 billion federal program that offers incentives for physician practices and hospitals to use electronic health records systems, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy said today. Those benefits include Vermonters receiving more reminders about important preventive care. Senator Leahy spoke during a visit to Middlebury Family Health, the...
June 8th, 2011
Montpelier, VT – About 75 percent of Vermont’s primary care practitioners have signed up to receive assistance from Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) in adopting and implementing an electronic health records (EHR) system and using that system to improve patient care. VITL is an independent, non-profit organization that helps Vermont’s health care providers with health...
June 8th, 2011
MONTPELIER, VT - Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL), operator of Vermont's statewide health information exchange (HIE), announced today that it has selected Medicity's suite of health information exchange solutions to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care in Vermont. "Since VITL began operations as an independent non-profit organization in 2005, it has been...
June 1st, 2011
Montpelier, VT - VITL will select a vendor that will assist Vermont's Critical Access Hospitals in fulfilling the meaningful use core requirement to conduct a security risk analysis, implement updates as necessary, and correct deficiencies. The selected vendor will identify and prioritize risks, and determine mitigation strategies, safeguards and technologies that will be implemented by Critical...
January 13th, 2011
Montpelier, VT - Vermont health care practitioners who are eligible for incentive payments for adopting and implementing an electronic health records system, and becoming a meaningful EHR user, can now register for the program via a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services website. If you are an eligible professional, and plan to register for the incentive under the Medicaid program, we...

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