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Geisel Study Finds Downside Risk Contracts Still Less Common for ACOs

Findings from a new study conducted by a team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published in the July issue of Health Affairs, shows that while the number and variety of contracts held by ACOs have increased dramatically in recent years, the proportion of those bearing downside risk has seen only modest growth.

Alison Holmes, MD, Bonny Whalen, MD, and Steve Chapman, MD, received the Academic Pediatric Association's Health Care Delivery award. Not pictured Julia Frew MD, and Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH.

Five Geisel Faculty Win National Healthcare Delivery Award

Bonny Whalen, MD, Steve Chapman, MD, Alison Holmes, MD, Julia Frew, MD (MED ’05), and Daisy Goodman, DNP, MPH (TDI ’14), received the Academic Pediatric Association’s (APA) Health Care Delivery award for their work with mothers and newborns with opioid dependence. The award acknowledges innovative and effective programs that provide healthcare in the context of a teaching setting involving medical students and/or residents.

Bruce Riddle Recognized by Cancer Registry Community

Bruce Riddle Recognized by Cancer Registry Community

Bruce Riddle, PhD, MA, an instructor in epidemiology at Geisel, has received the Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service from the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), the umbrella organization of central registries in the U.S. and Canada.

Study Reveals How ACOs Use Home Visits to Improve Care and Reduce Hospital Use

Study Reveals How ACOs Use Home Visits to Improve Care and Reduce Hospital Use

Findings from a Dartmouth study, led by Taressa Fraze, PhD, offer new details about how Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are using home visits to improve care management and identify patient needs while aiming to reduce costs. The study was part of a broader research effort at Dartmouth focused on how ACOs care for patients with complex clinical and social needs.