Vermont’s largest hospital has
dropped its plan to sell its outpatient dialysis clinics after state regulators
said the sale would not improve care or hold down costs. Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington says it may need to charge more for dialysis
services now that the sale is cancelled.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on a case with implications for Vermont’s religious schools and colleges and we look at the challenges medical facilities face as they await the future of the State Hospital.
Fletcher Allen Health Care was rocked by financial scandal less than a
decade ago, and as it emerged from that cloud Dr. Melinda Estes was
named CEO. After eight years, she
steps down this month and we look back on how FAHC has changed during her tenure.
at Fletcher Allen Health Care say that, after eight years on the job, CEO Melinda Estes is exploring other opportunities. Estes
is widely credited with restoring Fletcher Allen’s credibility.