Tag Archives: Healthcare

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election
August 8, 2018

Welch tours Rutland County ahead of election

By Curt Peterson

RUTLAND—Congressman Peter Welch began his July 30 campaign tour in Rutland County with a visit to the newly renovated Emergency Services Facility at Rutland Regional Medical Center.

Welch is Vermont’s only representative in the United States Congress, and he is up for…

June 21, 2017

Healthcare for all is needed now

Dear Editor,

I am a father, husband, and small business owner, and my work is as a healthcare provider. Since going into business for myself in 2001, I have lived either without health insurance, or with uncertainty about insurance availability and affordability. My kids grew…

News Briefs
March 1, 2017

Healthcare planning workshop scheduled

It is hard to imagine ourselves in a situation where we don’t have the ability to make sound decisions regarding our health care. Yet planning for a time when we might not be capable of making important medical decisions is crucial for each of us….

December 7, 2016

The next healthcare victim? Quite possibly you

Dear Editor,

A healthcare crisis is coming down the road at very high speed. Getting rid of the ACA (Obamacare) is one of our new president’s top priorities. That will end subsidized health insurance under the ACA, and the ACA’s expansion of Medicaid. Millions of…

State News
November 12, 2015

Many will see lower Vt. Health Connect rates

November marks the beginning of the three-month open enrollment window

Many Vermonters getting their insurance through the online marketplace will see their monthly health care premiums decrease next year, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced Oct. 29. The open enrollment period is a once-a-year opportunity for Vermonters…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
November 11, 2015

Minimally invasive surgery: is it right for you?

Monday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. — RUTLAND — Healthcare has changed tremendously over recent years, particularly in the area of surgery. Advances in healthcare continue to give patients more options when it comes to surgery including many minimally invasive procedures.

Join a panel of surgeons from…

April 8, 2014

My healthcare is making me sick…

By Cindy Phillips updated Tue, Apr 8, 2014 05:27 PM

I have to do it once a year, whether I like it or not. No, it’s not an annual physical. No, it’s not an annual pap test. No, it’s not an annual mammogram, colonoscopy or…