Vermont

ORIGIN AND MISSION The State of Vermont, under the leadership of its governor, legislature and the bipartisan Health Care Reform Commission, has established a program called the Blueprint for Health. The Blueprint is guiding a comprehensive and statewide process of transformation designed to reduce the health and economic impact of the most common chronic conditions, […]

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  • Vermont

    In 2006 , Vermont required the commissioner of health to establish a comprehensive patient safety surveillance and improvement system for the purpose of improving patient safety, eliminating adverse events in Vermont hospitals, and supporting and facilitating quality improvement efforts by hospitals.   Authorizing statutes or regulations Vermont Statues, Title 18, Chapter 43A Authorizing statutes or […]

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    March 17, 2009 | Filed under: Vermont

  • Vermont

    Through the ABCD project Vermont integrated three home visiting programs into one –Healthy Babies, Kids, and Families. The paperwork associated with assessment, referral, and monitoring was streamlined (from seven forms to one); eligibility was expanded (from 12 months to five years); and services were added to include home visiting with case management, phone consultation, targeted […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Vermont