Articles by: Geisel Communications

Brand-name Drug Prices Rising at Slower Pace, Lower Amounts – Associated Press

Read article – Quotes Adrienne Faerber, lecturer for The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study that found that drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to. (Picked up by CNBC, NBC News, ABC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Business Insider, Vindy, and many more.)

Raft Model Reduced Hospitalizations of Nursing Home Residents By 31%, Study Finds – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

Read article – A news brief about a study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and The Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital that found that the Reducing Avoidable Facility Transfers (RAFT) model reduced emergency department transfers and hospitalizations among skilled nursing facility residents by more than a third.

A Dartmouth Professor on the Art of Running Meetings With You in the Driver’s Seat – The Ladders

Read article – An opinion piece by Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, associate professor of community and family medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and of pediatrics, in which she shares tips on how to productively run meetings. “As the meeting driver, steer the meeting in the direction it needs to go during the minutes allotted, adjust to the traffic you encounter along the way, and help your passengers to feel welcome. Skimping one of those three areas will limit potential productivity and attendee satisfaction,” says Adachi-Mejia.

A Small Proof of Concept Study Finds a ‘Rescue Inhaler’ Could Benefit Photosensitive Epilepsy Patients – NeurologyToday

Read article – Quotes Barbara Jobst, the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor of Neurosciences, about a new study that provides a proof of concept that inhaled alprazolam could potentially be a useful tool for stopping seizures. “The small study of the inhaled drug was definitely a step in the right direction, but we can’t conclude that seizures would be reduced in the same way epileptiform activity was, though there is some correlation between the two,” says Jobst.

Online Zine ‘Bluum’ Frames Queerness in New Light – Seven Days

Read article – A feature story about Bailey Johnson, a data assistant at the Geisel School of Medicine, who founded Bluum Zine—an online-only publication dedicated to showcasing the art and written works of queer creatives. Johnson was inspired to start the publication after watching many of her peers at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vt., pursue their passion projects.