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Department of Surgery presents the Fifth Annual Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium

Department of Surgery presents the Fifth Annual Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium

Surgical residents from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and medical students from the Geisel School of Medicine are invited to present their original research at the fifth annual Surgical Trainees Advancing Research Symposium (STARS) to be held on April 13th and 14th at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.

Q&A With Anna Adachi-Mejia, Director of Dartmouth’s Health Promotion Research Center

Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, who was recently appointed director of the The Dartmouth Institute-based Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD), reflects on her work and HPRCD’s role in addressing some of today’s pressing public health concerns.

Stable Relationship with Doctor/s Could Improve Outcomes, Cut Costs for Dementia Patients

A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute and Johns Hopkins University examines how poor continuity of care—the lack of a consistent relationship with a healthcare professional or care management team—may contribute to high healthcare spending and poor health outcomes in dementia patients.

Envisioning the Future One Step at a Time

Cassie Rendon, a Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and an Oglala Lakota, chose Geisel because of ample opportunities to work with the Native American population and Indian Health Services to achieve her goal of reducing Indian health disparities.

Dartmouth Institute Receives $2M PCORI Award to Study Use of Decision Aids in Breast Cancer Treatment

A research team at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct a research project that is likely to change the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery.

Medicare ACOs Have Achieved Savings in Providing Care to Patients with Multiple Conditions

Until recently, little has been known about the effect of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations on overall spending, and whether they have been able to reduce the use of high-cost care settings. A new Dartmouth Institute study led by Carrie Colla finds that Medicare ACOs are making modest, yet increasing gains in these areas, particularly when it comes to treating patients with multiple conditions who are responsible for the greatest proportion of spending.