A team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine, led by co-principal investigators Karen Schifferdecker, PhD, MPH, and Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, has received a $4 million grant from the National Institutes on Aging to address disparities in primary care across the U.S.
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The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice is launching an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program in the fall of 2016. The two-year program will include three, one-week residential periods per year ─ making it a more integrated “hybrid” version of the Institute’s existing residential program.
Valley News – Elliott Fisher, director and professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, has received the Richard L. Clarke Board of Directors Award in recognition of his leadership in advancing the science of health care delivery and in developing new models of health care delivery and payment. The award is the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s highest individual achievement award.
Health Affairs Blog – References a policy objective for ACOs proposed in Health Affairs in 2007 by Elliott Fisher, director and professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and professor of medicine, and community and family medicine, and colleagues from Dartmouth. The policy objective focused on reducing variation in Medicare shared savings rather than containing costs.
Dartmouth has been named one of three National Centers of Excellence by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to study health care delivery and patient outcomes.
Health Affairs Blog – A blog post written by Carrie Colla, assistant professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel; Elliott Fisher, director and professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel; Scott Heiser, policy analyst; and Emily Tierny, health policy fellow. In the post, they examine the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ recent changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and accountable care organization’s (ACO) concerns about how the financial targets, which determine whether an ACO is successful at saving or guilty of overspending, are determined under the new requirements.
Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, has been named the inaugural holder of the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professorship at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine.
Recent growth in health care spending for commercially insured individuals is due primarily to increases in prices for medical services, rather than increased use, according to a new study led by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, published today in the American Journal of Managed Care.