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Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH

Professor of The Dartmouth Institute
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Community and Family Medicine

The Dartmouth Institute
Community and Family Medicine

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

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

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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


Parental Factors Affecting Pediatric Medication Management in Underserved Communities.
Rungvivatjarus T, Huang MZ, Winckler B, Chen S, Fisher ES, Rhee KE
Acad Pediatr. 2023 Jan-Feb;23(1):155-164. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2022.09.001. Epub 2022 Sep 11.
PMID: 36100181

The PROMIS(Ⓡ)-Plus-Osteoarthritis of the Knee (OAK) profile measure integrates generic and condition-specific content to enhance relevance and efficiency.
Yount SE, Kallen MA, Schifferdecker KE, Carluzzo KL, Marshall LM, Schabel K, Robb W, Manning DW, Fisher ES, Cella D
J Clin Epidemiol. 2021 Jul;135:158-169. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.03.028. Epub 2021 Apr 9.
PMID: 33839241

Developing Content for Pediatric Hospital Medicine Certification Examination Using Practice Analysis.
Mittal V, Shah N, Dwyer AC, O'Toole JK, Percelay J, Carlson D, Woods S, Lee V, Russo C, Black N, Rauch D, Chase L, Quinonez R, Fisher ES
Pediatrics. 2020 Aug;146(2) pii: e20193186. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-3186.
PMID: 32727825

ACO Contracts With Downside Financial Risk Growing, But Still In The Minority.
Peck KA, Usadi B, Mainor AJ, Fisher ES, Colla CH
Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 Jul;38(7):1201-1206. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2018.05386.
PMID: 31260361

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

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