In a Viewpoint published in the March issue of JAMA, Dartmouth researchers question whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ use of financial penalties is the right tack for changing the behavior of hospitals.
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has moved into the top 20 of medical schools nationally for primary care, climbing 13 spots to 18th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Medical Schools rankings. Geisel also moved up four spots to 34th in the Best Medical Schools for research ranking.
New Dartmouth study suggests removing the TV from a child’s bedroom could help prevent excessive weight gain.
Growing up in Nigeria, Geisel School of Medicine student Ayobami “Ayo” Olufadeji learned firsthand what it means to live in a community without enough doctors—and he’s committed to changing that.
Dartmouth’s Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (iQBS), a program established to advance and support interdisciplinary education and research at Dartmouth College, has reached a major milestone in infrastructure development.
Renowned psychiatrist Matthew Friedman is stepping down as leader of the National Center for PTSD, which he has led since it was founded in 1989.
Applications to Geisel’s 2014 MD entering class are up 22% compared to last year. The medical school experienced an increase of 1,104 applications, pushing the total to 5,241 applications from prospective students this year.
Telemedicine used at nursing homes during hours when doctors are not typically present is a viable way to reduce avoidable hospitalizations, according to research published in February’s issue of Health Affairs.
If your idea of fun is watching your friends and colleagues jump into icy water for a good cause on a mid-winter afternoon, you won’t want to miss Geisel’s second annual Polar Plunge, Friday, February 7, at Occom Pond.
Health apps for smartphones are nothing new. Now, health-care providers are increasingly using sophisticated technology-based medical applications to help patients manage chronic illnesses.