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Awards and Recognition

Central Vermont Medical Center Awards and Recognition

Central Vermont Medical Center's has been nationally recognized by many outside groups over the years for excellence in patient care and satisfaction.

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NRHA Top 20 Rural Community Hospital

2018  | 2017

Central Vermont Medical Center named one of the nation’s Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Top 20 Rural Community Hospitals are those achieving success in overall performance based on a composite rating from eight indicators of strength — inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives, costs, charges and financial stability. Learn more.

 

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Green Mountain United Way’s 2018 Community Impact Award

2018

CVMC received Green Mountain United Way’s 2018 Community Impact Award for our role with the Working Bridges program and Vermont’s THRIVE initiative. Both aim to improve the lives of those in our community. Learn more.

 

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CVEDC Member of the Year

2018

CVMC received 2018's Member of the Year award from the Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation (CVEDC). The honor is presented "in recognition of the significant contribution to the health and well being of our region."

 

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Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

For the fourth year running, The University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) earned the Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award, highlighting efforts to promote employee health. Members of CVMC’s Wellness Committee accepted the award from Gov. Phil Scott and the Vermont Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports at March 23’s Worksite Wellness Conference in Burlington. The award recognizes Vermont employers who have made healthy behaviors a priority. Learn more.

 

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CVHHH's 2018 Community Partner of the Year

2018

We're proud to collaborate with Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice (CVHHH) and be named its 2018 Community Partner of the Year "in recognition of outstanding and long-term support of CVHHH's mission in the service of the residents of central Vermont." We're honored to work beside the team at CVHHH in providing central Vermonters with exceptional care on every step of the journey.

 

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Michael Feulner Award

2018 | 2017 | 2016

Gov. Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine MD, presented CVMC with the Michael Feulner Award. The award acknowledges the organization with the greatest number of Corporate Cup walkers and runners — an incredible 525 for us this year!

 

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iVantage Health Top U.S. Rural & Community Hospital

2018 | 2017 | 2016

Central Vermont Medical Center was named a 2016 “Top U.S. Rural & Community Hospital” by iVantage Health Analytics. The award compares hospitals nationally across a continuum of financial, value based and market driven indicators. It includes measurements from “nine pillars” of hospital strength: inpatient share ranking, outpatient share ranking, population risk, cost, charge, quality, outcomes, patient perspectives and financial stability. Learn more.

 

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Becker’s “100 Great Community Hospitals”

2018 | 2017 | 2016

Central Vermont Medical Center was named to Becker's “100 Great Community Hospitals” list for two years in a row. The monthly publication is the pre-eminent source of cutting-edge business and legal information for health care industry leaders. Learn more.

 

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Primary Care Practices Recognized for High Child and Teen Immunization Rates

2018

CVMC Pediatric Primary Care - Barre, CVMC Family Medicine - Waterbury, and Green Mountain Family Practice were among 25 primary care practices in Vermont have been recognized by the Vermont Department of Health for high child and/or teen immunization rates in 2017. Learn more.

 

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Times Argus Best Hospital and Best Place to Work

Best of the Best 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

In the annual survey conducted by the Times Argus, readers voted CVMC the Best Hospital for the fifth year in a row. In 2015 and 2016, CVMC also won the award for Best Place to Work.

 

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Commission on Cancer Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons

2018 | 2015

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons granted Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation to the Cancer Program at Central Vermont Medical Center.

The Accreditation Program, a component of the CoC, sets quality-of-care standards for cancer programs and reviews the programs to ensure they conform to those standards. Accreditation by the CoC is given to those facilities that have voluntarily committed to providing the highest level of quality cancer care and that have undergone a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.

 

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"A" Grade from The Leapfrog Group

2017 | 2016

CVMC is among a select group of hospitals that received an "A" grade in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group, a leading healthcare and safety organization. Less than a third of all hospitals rated by The Leapfrog Group received this exceptional distinction. Find out more

 

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EPA’s official ENERGY STAR certification

2016

Central Vermont Medical Center earned the EPA’s official ENERGY STAR certification, which means our facility performs in the top 25 percent of all hospitals nationwide for energy efficiency. Learn more.

 

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Accredited by the Joint Commission for a Three Year Accreditation Cycle

2016

Central Vermont Hospital and the Central Vermont Medical Group Practices were accredited by the Joint Commission in January 2013 for a three year accreditation cycle.

Joint Commission Accreditation is the equivalent of the Good Housekeeping “Seal of Approval” for medical centers. The Joint Commission evaluates the quality and safety of care provided by health care organizations. Participating in the Joint Commission accreditations process is one measure of how CVMC continuously strives to improve the safety and quality of care provided to its patients.

 

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Governor Shumlin Recognizes CVMC for 2015 Environmental Excellence Award

2015

Governor Peter Shumlin and Agency of Natural Resources Secretary, Deb Markowitz, recognized University of Vermont Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center as one of 13 recipients of the 2015 Governor’s Awards for Environmental Excellence. Learn more.

 

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NEEP Recognizes CVMC as 2015 Northeast Business Leader for Energy Efficiency

2015

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP) has chosen UVM Health Network – Central Vermont Medical Center as a 2015 ‘Northeast Business Leader for Energy Efficiency’ for its efforts to foster the economy and protect the environment via its commitment to energy efficiency. Learn more.

 

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The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) Care Award

2015

The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) and the International Consultant Association (ILCA) recently notified the Center for Breastfeeding that they have received the IBCLC Care Award, a global recognition program, for excellence demonstrated in staffing International Board Certified Lactation Consultants as part of the maternal–child health care team and for conducting breastfeeding activities, promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding. Learn more.