New findings from a Dartmouth-led study, published in the August issue of Health Affairs, show that larger, more integrated healthcare systems do not generally deliver better quality care, and urge policy makers to ensure that mergers or acquisitions due to pandemic-associated financial stress adhere to current antitrust law.
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A $328,000 National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant will enable researchers at Dartmouth’s and Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) to investigate one of the mechanisms that may be responsible for the body’s inability to fight COVID-19.
A new study from the Center for Global Health Equity at Dartmouth revealed key strengths in the rural Northern New England response that contributed to low infection rates and mitigated the impacts on the region’s vulnerable populations.
A new Dartmouth-led paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights that more emphasis should be placed on addressing the inaccuracy of COVID-19 diagnostic tests.
A month ago, as New Hampshire entered the third week of its “stay-at-home” order, 9.8% of New Hampshire residents had experienced any symptoms during the previous seven days; currently, 4.7% have had symptoms in the past seven days. Only 1.5% have experienced cough, shortness of breath or loss of sense of smell or taste in the past seven days, down from 4.2% four weeks ago. Overall, just over one-third (35%) of Granite Staters have experienced any symptoms during the past eight weeks.
Researchers from Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine have published the first data from a COVID-19 community survey launched Friday in collaboration with the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. The survey will track the progress of the COVID-19 outbreak in New Hampshire and factors associated with transmission.
Dartmouth officials are monitoring guidelines concerning the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to provide up-to-date information on evolving recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. For more information visit Dartmouth’s COVID-19 Information site. Click here for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s COVID-19 information.