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  • Homegrown: Training North Country Kids For a Career in Medicine
  • 10 Minutes is Better Than No Minutes
  • Don't Delay Care
  • Thank You for Using Your Voice
  • Recruiting Providers in an Age of Critical Shortages

Homegrown: Training North Country Kids For a Career in Medicine

Ten years ago, high school student Joey Tousignant enrolled in career exploration program called New Visions at UVM Health Network-Alice Hyde Medical Center. The program offers motivated, high-achieving students an insider’s view into a wide range of health care roles through college-level courses, supervised clinical experience and job shadows with Emergency Department physicians, pediatricians, nurses, occupational therapists and much more. Fast forward a decade and that hig [...]

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Going Above and Beyond to Care for a Young IMCU Patient

Codie Brown, RN, Honored with Alice Hyde's first DAISY Award

Being admitted to the hospital can create anxiety for any patient, regardless of their age. For the youngest patients and their families, however, a trip to the emergency room or an overnight stay on an inpatient unit comes with added complexity – especially when the patient is so young that they often struggle to communicate with their lo[...]

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Health Care Sustainability: That is why the UVM Health Network exists, and it is what we do

Rural health care is in peril: It simply is not sustainable in its current form due to financial, demographic and workforce pressures. So it’s a good time for the health care sustainability discussions happening across our region. We at the UVM Health Network have some important lessons to share – examples of how achieving sustainabi[...]

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Gun Violence is a Public Health Crisis -

Let’s Treat It Like One

Mass shootings are happening so frequently in our country that the past few weeks seem as unsurprising as they are terrifying: 19 innocent children and two teachers killed in Uvalde, Texas; 10 killed in one of the deadliest and racist massacres in recent U.S. history in Buffalo, New York; four lives lost to an angry patient with a gun at a [...]

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How Kathleen Lauzon, FNP, Helped Redefine Primary Care

Nurse Practitioner Kathleen Lauzon’s first  experience with Alice Hyde was as formative as it gets: on June 22, 1955, she was born at the hospital in Malone. To say Kathleen’s future was intertwined with Alice Hyde’s might be an understatement. From working as a Candy Striper at the hospital in the late 1960[...]

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Why Alice Hyde Made the Difficult Decision to Close Our Family Maternity Center

Earlier today, we announced that Alice Hyde’s Family Maternity Center (FMC) will no longer perform scheduled, inpatient births. Since early October, our FMC has been on diversion, which is a temporary status hospitals declare when they are unable to provide a service in accordance with their internal standards. Today’s announcem[...]

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Celebrating Safely: COVID-19 and the Holidays

The holiday season is fast approaching, and with COVID-19 still prevalent in our region, it is important to think about how we can celebrate safely during get-togethers with family, friends and colleagues. Late last spring, we all expected that this holiday season would be back to normal. Sadly, the emergence of the delta variant has c[...]

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A 'Thank You' from the Alice Hyde Board of Directors to our Outstanding Team

Nearly two years ago, the Alice Hyde family rose to the challenge of a global pandemic. Since March of 2019, we have been watching your commitment, dedication, passion and professionalism with pride and respect. We have watched with pride as: You transformed the way you work, to keep our patients and each other safe.<[...]

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Getting the Care You Need

A guide to help you receive the right care in most appropriate setting

Need Care? Know Where to Go. As the pandemic presses on and the national shortage of health care workers intensifies, it’s more important than ever to understand your health care options to ensure you receive the right level of care in the most appropriate setting. Health care options for North Country residents often[...]

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Alice Hyde's Occupational Therapists Innovate to Put Patients First

Whether it’s in an inpatient, outpatient, or long-term-care setting, Alice Hyde’s Occupational Therapists, Sara Sloan, OTR/L, and Jeff Miller, OTR/L, both have one goal — teaching people how to adapt to their physical limitations, injuries or disabilities — and a hundred different ways to reach that goal. &ldquo[...]

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