Dartmouth Health Economist Carrie Colla Named 2017-2018 RWJF Health Policy Fellow

Colla was one of only six mid-career professionals selected to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working on health-related legislative and regulatory issues with members of Congress and the executive branch.

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Since 1988, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has been working to find solutions to some of the most challenging problems in health care delivery. Our goal is to help create an affordable, high-performing health system for everyone.

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About 30% of the nation's spending on health care is unnecessary

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or more of all litigation claims are based on breakdown in communication

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MRI use among women with newly diagnosed breast cancer has increased tenfold in the last decade without evidence that it improves outcomes

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