Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH
Director of Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
Professor of Medicine, of Community & Family Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute
Director, Population Health
Co-Director of the VA Outcomes Group
The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Fisher is a general internist whose research focuses on exploring both the causes and the implications for health and health policy of regional variations in Medicare spending and practice.
ModernHealthcare magazine names Dr. Elliott Fisher, Director of The Dartmouth Institute, as one of the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives in 2013.
Cancer Spending and Accountable Care Organizations: Evidence from the Physician Group Practice Demonstration
Trends in Cancer Care Near the End of Life
The Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, September 4, 2013;
Attributing Patients to Accountable Care Organizations: Performance Year Approach Aligns Stakeholders' Interests
Health Affairs, March 4, 2013; Vol. 32, No 3:587-595
Insights From Transformations Under Way At Four Brookings-Dartmouth Accountable Care Organization Pilot Sites
Health Affairs, 2012; Vol. 31 No. 11:2395-2406
A Framework For Evaluating The Formation, Implementation, And Performance Of Accountable Care Organizations
Health Affairs, November 2012; Vol. 31 No. 11:2368-2378
Spending Differences Associated With the Medicare Physician Group Practice Demonstration
JAMA, Sept. 12, 2012; Vol. 308, no. 10:1015-1023
The Promise And Peril Of Accountable Care For Vulnerable Populations: A Framework For Overcoming Obstacles
Health Affairs, August 2012; Vol. 32 no. 8:1777-1785
Social Networks in Health Care; So Much to Learn
JAMA, July 18, 2012; 308(3):294-296
Association of Hospital Spending Intensity With Mortality and Readmission Rates in Ontario Hospitals
JAMA, March 14, 2012; 307 (10):1037-1045
Four Health Care Organizations' Efforts to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs
The Commonweatlth Fund, january 13, 2012;
In the Media
"Making Sense Of Geographic Variations In Health Care: The New IOM Report"
Health Affairs, July 24, 2013 »
"Shift to Accountable Care Organizations"
The Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2013 »
"The Long Goodbye"
"Hospitals Finding Patients On Google, Facebook"
Kaiser Health News, July 12, 2012 »
"Money & Medicine, PBS, featuring faculty of The Dartmouth Institute"
Public Broadcasting System, September 24, 2012 »
"How Healthcare Is Changing — for the Better"
US News & World Report, October 18, 2012 »
"Taking Accountability: DHMC Explores ACOs"
Valley News, November 18, 2012 »
"Cost of Dying: Some Bay Area hospitals combat death aggressively with expensive treatment"
Mercury News, December 9, 2012 »
"The ‘Influentials’ Who Make Us Healthier"
AARP Magazine, December 18, 2012 »
"Special Report on Health Care"
The Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2013 »