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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-12
  • Geographical Area
    United States of America
  • Jurisdiction
    Vermont
  • Organisation
    Vermont State Board of Nursing
  • Address

    Postal Address
    Office of Professional Regulation
    National Life Building North F1.2
    Montpelier
    VERMONT 05620-3402

    Location Address
    Office of Professional Regulation
    National Life Building North F1.2
    Montpelier
    VERMONT 05620-3402

  • Phone
    +1 802 828 2396
  • Fax
    +1 802 828 2484
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Mary L. Botter, PhD, RN
    Executive Directo
  • Regulatory Body
    The Vermont State Board of Nursing (VSBN) is part of the Office of Professional Regulation. The VSBN is established under legislation Title 26: Professions and Occupations, Chapter 28: Nursing and the State of Vermont, Board of Nursing Administrative Rules.
    http://www.leg.state.vt.us/statutes/fullchapter.cfm?Title=26&Chapter=028
    http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses/forms/nursingrules.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009)
  • Health System
    Health care in the United States is mainly provided in the private sector (both for profit and for non-profit) and to a lesser degree by public funding for the poor, elderly, disabled, children and veterans.  The United States does not have a universal health care system.

    In the United States expenditure on health care in actual dollars and as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP) and on a per-capita basis is greater, than in any other nation in the world. The World Health Organisation reports that in 2005 the US total expenditure on health as 15 % of GDP and that the total expenditure on health per capita was $US6350. http://www.who.int/countries/usa/en/ (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    In 2006, around 84% of US citizens had some form of health insurance and about 16% of the population, or 47 million Americans were without health insurance coverage. http://www.census.gov/prod/2007pubs/p60-233.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    The number of acute care hospital beds in the United States in 2000 was 2.9 per 1 000 population. Bed numbers have declined and this coincides with a reduction in average length of stays in hospitals and an increase in day-surgery patients.
    The United States has among the lowest average lengths of stay for most procedures.  http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/20/48/16502658.pdf (accessed on 22.04.2009).

    Validated October 2008

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