Stories from The Institute

Dartmouth Institute researchers are teaming up with the Society for Vascular Surgery and a new type of patient-researcher to improve the quality of care for vascular patients.

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How do we make a difference?

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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