Updates


The High Value Healthcare Collaborative (HVHC) is a consortium of 19 healthcare delivery systems and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical…

Read more (0) Comments
John E. Wennberg, MD, MPH, founder of the Dartmouth Atlas, received the 2013 Esri Making a Difference Award July 8 in San Diego.    For more than 20 years, the Dartmouth Atlas has documented glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States. The project uses Medicare data to provide comprehensive information and analysis about…
July 8, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
A new diagnostic test to detect pulmonary embolism misses fewer clots, but seems to result in overdiagnosis, according to an analysis on bmj.com. Renda Soylemez Wiener, and colleagues; Drs. Steven Woloshin and Lisa Schwartz of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, say some patients are helped, but many are harmed by the adverse effects of unnecessary treatment.…
July 3, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, presents the first in a series of four presentations, communicating the trade-offs involved in cancer screening. The video is intended for students and practitioners of public health, but also to inform members of the general public of the benefits and harms of cancer…
June 24, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
Tuck’s Class of 2013 includes the first recipients of the MBA-MPH joint degree with The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. - See more at: http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/newsroom/articles/new-leaders-in-the-business-of-health-care#sthash.khu822Y5.dpuf Tuck’s Class of 2013 includes the first recipients of the MBA-MPH joint degree with The Dartmouth…
June 19, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
Scientists are trying to determine whether an older, less invasive test is as good as a colonoscopy when it comes to a first screening. Colonoscopies are credited with reducing deaths from colorectal cancer, but Dr. H. Gilbert Welch says there is no indication that the tests actually save more lives than a lower tech, less invasive alternative: the stool test. Colonoscopy became much more…
June 7, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
“A man on TV is selling me a miracle cure that will keep me young forever. It’s called Androgel… for treating something called Low-T, a pharmaceutical company recognized condition affecting millions of men with low testosterone, previously known as getting older.” – Colbert Report, December 2012   Lebanon, NH (June 3, 2013) – Pharmaceutical…
June 4, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
Comments on James D. Reschovsky et al., “Geographic Variation in Fee-for-Service Medicare Beneficiaries’ Medical Costs Is Largely Explained by Disease Burden,” Medical Care Research & Review, 2013. Jonathan Skinner Department of Economics, Dartmouth College, and The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy & Clinical Practice (TDI) May 29, 2013 In a recent paper,…
May 29, 2013
Read more
Hanover, N.H.—Abraham C. Verghese, MD, MACP, who places great value on humanism in medical education, is the featured speaker at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth's 2013 Class Day activities, Saturday, June 8, at 9 a.m. in the Class of 1978 Life sciences Center Courtyard. Verghese is professor and senior associate chair for the theory and practice of medicine, Department of…
May 14, 2013
Read more (0) Comments
Amid all the laughs at The Dartmouth Institute in Centerra Park during the monthly gathering of Memory Cafe, a social support group for patients and caregivers of memory disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, there were more deep and emotional moments too. About 5.1 million Americans are affected by Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, and…
May 12, 2013
Read more (0) Comments

Page 15 of 17 pages ‹ First  < 13 14 15 16 17 > 

knowledge informs change