Read article – Cites a study on accountable care organizations (ACOs) conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, which found that although the number of ACOs had grown fivefold from 2012-2018, the proportion of ACOs taking on downside risk remained relatively stable, increasing from 28 percent in 2012 to 33 percent in 2018.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Stewart Tepper, professor of neurology, is featured in a segment about how the summer is an even more difficult time of year for those who suffer from frequent migraines. “While the underlying causes of migraine are not yet known, they are believed to be related to a combination of genetic and environmental factors,” says Tepper. “There are a variety of symptoms–typically including unilateral pulsating headaches, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound. Some people may experience only a few migraine days per month, while others may be affected by many more migraine days.”
Read article – Quotes Adrienne Faerber, lecturer in The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about how a federal court judge ruled in favor of blocking the Trump administration’s regulation to require drug prices to appear in televised advertisements.
Read article – Quotes Adrienne Faerber, lecturer in The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about how a federal court judge ruled in favor of blocking the Trump administration’s regulation to require drug prices to appear in televised advertisements. “I hope that this regulation moves quickly through the legal challenges process and can get implemented because we need more transparency in drug prices in our system,” says Faerber.
Read article – A feature story on new research co-authored by PhD students Julianna “Lita” Bozler and Balint Kacsoh that suggests the genetic effects of environmental stressors experienced by parents can be inherited across generations quotes Bozler and Giovanni Bosco, the Oscar M. Cohn ’34 Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology and professor of molecular and systems biology. “While neuronally encoded behavior isn’t thought to be inherited across generations, we wanted to test the possibility that environmentally triggered modifications could allow ‘memory’ of parental experiences to be inherited,” says Bozler.
Read article – A news brief about how William Torrey, professor of psychiatry and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, was named the 2019 Exemplary Psychiatrist by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and recognized during a ceremony on June 13 in Newcastle, N.H.
Read article – Quotes Steven Woloshin, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a new rule by the Trump administration that will require drugs advertised on television to include the price.
Read article – A letter by Lara Ronan, associate professor of neurology and of medicine, in which she shares advice with new medical interns, residents, and fellows, and welcomes them into a new academic year. (Ronan is participating in this year’s Dartmouth Public Voices project.)
Read article – Cites a study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine that found that approximately 700,000 adults in the U.S. have had a stroke and 80 percent of all strokes are ischemic.
Read article – Quotes Jennifer Emond, assistant professor of biomedical data science and of pediatrics, about a new study that found that hospitalized children who get to play with interactive robotic teddy bears might feel more joyful and agreeable than children who get old-fashioned stuffed animals. “Some children and parent-reported outcomes improved in all three conditions—even for children with the plush toy,” says Emond, who was not involved in the study. “Overall, these findings support the benefits of real-time, social interaction for children in an in-patient setting.” (Picked up by Physician’s Weekly, Medial Health News, SRN News.)