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Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH

Title(s):
Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

Department(s):
The Dartmouth Institute
Medicine
Community and Family Medicine

Education:
Harvard Medical School, MD 1981
Harvard University, BA 1974
University of Washington, MPH 1985

Programs:
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
Geisel School of Medicine, HB 7252
Vail Building, 74 College Street
Hanover NH 03755-3844

Office: na
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Email: Elliott.S.Fisher@Dartmouth.edu


Professional Interests:

Dr. Fisher's research focuses on the causes, consequences and implications of variations in health system performance. His current work focuses on advancing the use of patient-reported measures as tools for improvement and accountability and the development, pilot testing and evaluation of new models of health care delivery and payment.

Grant Information:

National Institute of Aging Program Project Grant (1P01 AG19783-01). Causes and Consequences of Intensity, PI Project 3

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Small Area Analysis and Health Care Reform (Co-PI)


Selected Publications:

 

Development and Initial Validation of the PROMIS®-Plus-HF Profile Measure.
Ahmad FS, Kallen MA, Schifferdecker KE, Carluzzo KL, Yount SE, Gelow JM, McCullough PA, Kimmel SE, Fisher ES, Cella D
Circ Heart Fail. 2019 Jun;12(6):e005751. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.118.005751. Epub 2019 Jun 5.
PMID: 31163985

Comparison of Populations Served in Hospital Service Areas With and Without Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Medical Homes.
Fraze TK, Fisher ES, Tomaino MR, Peck KA, Meara E
JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Sep 7;1(5):e182169. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.2169. Epub 2018 Sep 7.
PMID: 30646177

Potential Unintended Effects of Medicare's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Program.
Weeks WB, Fisher ES
JAMA. 2019 Jan 1;321(1):106-107. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.18150.
PMID: 30620365

Overcoming Challenges to US Payment Reform: Could a Place-Based Approach Help?
Briggs ADM, Alderwick H, Fisher ES
JAMA. 2018 Apr 17;319(15):1545-1546. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.1542.
PMID: 29601630

Can accountable care organisations really improve the English NHS? Lessons from the United States.
Alderwick H, Shortell SM, Briggs ADM, Fisher ES
BMJ. 2018 Mar 2;360:k921. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k921. Epub 2018 Mar 2.
PMID: 29500301

Explaining Sluggish Savings under Accountable Care.
Lewis VA, Fisher ES, Colla CH
N Engl J Med. 2017 Nov 9;377(19):1809-1811. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp1709197.
PMID: 29117494

A method to create a standardized generic and condition-specific patient-reported outcome measure for patient care and healthcare improvement.
Schifferdecker KE, Yount SE, Kaiser K, Adachi-Mejia A, Cella D, Carluzzo KL, Eisenstein A, Kallen MA, Greene GJ, Eton DT, Fisher ES
Qual Life Res. 2018 Feb;27(2):367-378. doi: 10.1007/s11136-017-1675-5. Epub 2017 Aug 9.
PMID: 28795261

ACOs And Disparities: The Authors Reply.
Lewis VA, Fisher ES, Colla CH
Health Aff (Millwood). 2017 May 1;36(5):960. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2017.0237.
PMID: 28461368

Medicare's Bundled Payment Program for Joint Replacement: Promise and Peril?
Fisher ES
JAMA. 2016 Sep 27;316(12):1262-4. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.12525.
PMID: 27652520

The ACO Experiment in Infancy--Looking Back and Looking Forward.
Song Z, Fisher ES
JAMA. 2016 Aug 16;316(7):705-6. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.9958.
PMID: 27533150

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