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2014-06-19 23:08:05

Fletcher Allen Health Care - Vermont's academic medical center - and the four-hospital network it anchors in Vermont and New York have changed their names to reflect their deep connections to the University of Vermont. The change is being made to clarify that people throughout our region have access to a high-quality health network aligned with one of the top ten academic medical centers in the country. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Fletcher Allen Partners and The University...

2014-05-08 23:10:35

Dr. Lewis First of Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care and the University of Vermont has received the top leadership award in the field of Pediatrics from the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. Dr. First edits the most influential journal in Pediatrics, chairs the National Board of Medical Examiners and is widely respected for his impact on medical education. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Lewis R. First, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.P., chief of pediatrics at...

2014-04-22 23:09:29

Fletcher Allen's NICU marks three years with zero infections from central line catheters. Low rates of these infections throughout Fletcher Allen's ICUs are a key reason it ranked in the top ten of academic medical centers in a respected 2013 national study, and earned the #1 spot in providing safe patient care. Burlington, VT (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Fletcher Allen Health Care recently passed the milestone of going three years with zero bloodstream infections (BSI) associated with...

2014-02-25 12:28:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UHC, an alliance of 120 academic medical centers and 299 of their affiliated hospital organizations, announces the appointment of 5 new members to its Governing Board. "We are pleased to welcome these distinguished new board members to an exceptional group of leaders on our Governing Board," said Irene M. Thompson, UHC's president and chief executive officer. "Through the continued strong leadership and support of UHC's member boards, UHC...

2013-11-27 23:20:27

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2013 edition of its list, "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes healthcare leaders from hospitals and health systems across the country. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2013 edition of its list, "300 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes healthcare leaders from hospitals and health systems across the country. Leaders...

2013-09-30 23:02:01

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes female leaders of hospitals and health systems across the country. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know," which recognizes female leaders of hospitals and health systems across the country. The women featured in this list have demonstrated a...

2013-09-12 23:00:51

The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI), Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS) and Efficiency Vermont announced today that Vermont is the first state to commit to enrolling all of its hospitals in HHI, a collaborative of leading health care institutions united to speed the health care sector toward environmental sustainability. Reston, VA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI), Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems (VAHHS)...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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