Quantcast

Kudos in New England Journal of Medicine for Vt. - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-

Kudos in New England Journal of Medicine for Vt.

Posted: Updated:

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - An article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine is praising Vermont's efforts to redesign its health care system, saying Vermont can serve as a model for other states.

Dr. Laura Grubb, a medical doctor and candidate for a master's degree in public health at the University of Texas, published what she called an opinion piece praising several aspects of Vermont's efforts.

Darcie Johnston, founder of the group Vermonters for Health Care Freedom, a group opposed to the state's health care plans, said Grubb is a member of Physicians for a National Health Program, which supports single-payer health care nationwide.

In a phone interview, Grubb said she was an inactive member of the group and hasn't paid dues in years.

Click here to read the article.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WCAX. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.