Research is the cornerstone of the work at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice. For three decades, the Institute has asked questions no one else was asking. The answers they found, documenting geographic and ethnic variations in the delivery and quality of care, increasing over diagnosis and over treatment of patients, better value and lesser cost through shared decision making, quality improvement, and new approaches to systems of care, have radically changed understanding of our health care systems.

The Dartmouth Institute does this by:

knowledge informs change