Local AAPC Supports Cancer Center Patient Resource Fund

May 09, 2017
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BENNINGTON, VT—May 9, 2017—Members of the local chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) gathered to present a check to the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. More than $800 was raised through a quilt raffle. The funds will be added to the Cancer Center Patient Resource Fund, which is used to assist cancer patients with the expenses related to their diagnosis.

Caption: Pictured left to right are Christine Greene, CPC, and Mary Hubbell, CPC, who made the quilt, along with Mona Gauthier, who is not pictured. Also shown are Wendy Petit, Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center practice manager; Diana Kipp, CPC. CPC-I, CIC, COC; Diane Therrien, CPC, CCS; and Amy Pearson, CPC.

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Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC) is a comprehensive, preeminent health care system providing exceptional, convenient, and affordable care to the communities of Bennington and Windham Counties of Vermont, eastern Rensselaer and Washington Counties of New York, and northern Berkshire County in Massachusetts. SVHC’s providers are members of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Putnam Physicians, a multispecialty medical group operated in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock. SVHC includes the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation, a 150-bed long- and short-term care skilled nursing facility; the SVHC Foundation; and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC), which includes 19 primary and specialty care practices. Primary care offices are located in Bennington, Manchester, Pownal, and Wilmington. To learn more, visit svhealthcare.org.

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