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Patient Care News
Through The University of Vermont Medical Center, our teaching hospital partner, our faculty physicians translate the latest advances in science to provide quality care for patients, while teaching and mentoring the next generation of physicians and health care providers.
The University of Vermont Medical Center opened a Genomic Medicine laboratory January 27, 2016 to expand its use of advanced genetic testing that doctors can use to develop treatments tailored to individual patients. By pinpointing genetic variations related to a patient’s disease or disease risk, genomic testing leads to a more ...
Last May, the Vermont Legislature passed a law requiring providers to inform patients directly of their breast density. This information has previously been available to the provider in the mammogram report.
On January 5, 2016, an expert panel sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, issued clinical guidelines to aid health care providers in early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants to prevent the development of peanut allergy. The Larner ...