“Ever since graduating from medical school, I’ve tried to live by the following principle: ‘It’s all about the patient,’” says Geisel alum Donna Ambrosino, MD.
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NHPR – Dartmouth researchers have created a new approach to aid in the diagnosing of concussions during football games by visually tuning neurosurgeons into the games via a robot called VGo. This technology gives coaches far from a medical center instant access to a visual consult if a student gets injured.
The Alumni Council of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will honor five of its most accomplished alumni at its first annual achievement awards celebration on Friday, October 17.
Dartmouth researchers have identified nine traits that are not dependent on P values to predict single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) reproducibility in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) and reduce false positives
Bloomberg – An article on the recent Ebola diagnoses in the U.S. and the hospital costs associated with treating the disease. Cites the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, which reports that health care is generally more costly in Dallas, Texas—where the first U.S. Ebola patient is being treated—than in the rest of the country.
Valley News – An article on the recent cases of Ebola and efforts to control the outbreak. Area health experts agree that Ebola does not pose a major threat to New England residents. Associate Professor of Medicine Elizabeth Talbot comments on the chance of a sustained transmission of Ebola in the Upper Valley.
Dartmouth alumnus Matthew Putnam (D’74, Med’77) talks about his journey from a career in academic medicine to performing surgery on the front lines of the war in Afghanistan.
Politico Magazine – In this contribution to Politico Magazine’s “The Arena,” Assistant Professor of Medicine Kendall Hoyt compares the ravaging effects of Ebola and influenza, and discusses the importance of preparing for a pandemic.
New Hampshire Public Radio – One in five Medicare patients treated for a list of common conditions – like pneumonia and heart failure – are readmitted to the hospitals that treated them within a month. Jeremiah Brown, an assistant professor at the Dartmouth Institute, says since the feds rolled out these penalties two years ago, readmissions have dropped. Quotes Jeremiah Brown, an assistant professor at the Dartmouth Institute.
New York Times – Prozac’s introduction by Eli Lilly and Company in 1988 transformed not only the treatment of depression but also our views and expectations of pharmaceuticals. But was it a true step forward in medicine, or did it just open the flood gates to aggressive marketing and commercial branding of drugs? Lisa Schwartz and Steve Woloshin, professors of medicine and codirectors of the Center for Medicine in the Media at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, participate in a debate.