On October 19, 2022

Statewide survey asks Vermonters about health care experience

Survey is coming to Vermonters’ mailboxes this fall

 Vermonters and their children who have been to a doctor’s office in the last six months may receive a survey about their health care experience in their mailbox this fall. This will be a chance to offer valuable feedback and help identify opportunities for providers to improve care.

Every year, Vermont’s Blueprint for Health asks whether Vermonters can get the health care they need and how well doctors are meeting Vermonters’ health care needs. Since 2011, this survey has provided valuable insights into how easily Vermonters can access the care they need.

This year’s survey will offer new insights on counseling and mental health treatment, specialty care, and inequities in care. Now, more than ever, Vermont policymakers, health care providers, and leaders need information about how health care is working for Vermonters.

“We are concerned about and invested in monitoring access and experience to care,” stated Dr. John Saroyan, executive director for Blueprint for Health, “particularly as the system has been under stress from the pandemic and workforce shortages. This survey will give us concrete information about how we can improve healthcare for all Vermonters.”

All survey results are anonymous and confidential. Summarized results are shared at blueprintforhealth.vermont.gov/patient-experience-assessments.

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