Modern Healthcare – In this article, James Weinstein, CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and professor of orthopaedics, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and community and family medicine at Geisel, and William Weeks, professor of psychiatry, community and family medicine, and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, discuss how Dartmouth-Hitchcock and other leading academic health systems in Medicare’s Pioneer accountable care organization program face a payment conundrum.
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Students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth are often seeking out ways to become involved in programs that allow them to customize their education and express creativity. Though the programs are not always directly connected to medicine, the overall goal is always to educate them on the best way to serve the communities they’ll be entering as physicians and scientists.
A unique facility for both patient care and translational research, the new Center for Surgical Innovation at Dartmouth-Hitchcock combines interoperative imaging capabilities that give surgeons unprecedented ability to see, in real time, the tissue and organs involved in procedures.
Dartmouth SYNERGY has received a $3.2 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant that will help speed research and clinical trials of promising treatments at academic medical centers across the nation.
When Mike Lauria was a Dartmouth undergraduate, he didn’t aspire to join an elite military group, nor did he have dreams of becoming a physician. But his love of emergency medicine led him to answer the call to serve his nation and community.
Dartmouth SYNERGY, the Dartmouth Clinical and Translational Science Institute, is helping junior biomedical researchers take their research findings and leverage them into new treatments for patients through a huge range of research tools and clinical research support.
While the popular press debates the merits of various fad diets, former Dartmouth-Hitchcock resident Dr. Jeanne Clark is asking hard questions about the science behind achieving and maintaining long-term weight loss.
There has been a great deal of focus in recent months on hospital prices and the need for more public reporting — more transparency. I couldn’t agree more, and that’s why Dartmouth-Hitchcock posts its prices for common procedures on its web site. But knowing price only gives you one part of what one needs to know.
Strong support from donors pushed the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock to new levels of philanthropic support for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2014.
Becker’s Hospital Review included Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in its 2014 list of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” Organizations included on this year’s list are considered to be leaders in quality patient care, cancer outcomes and research.