Cassie Rendon, a Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and an Oglala Lakota, chose Geisel because of ample opportunities to work with the Native American population and Indian Health Services to achieve her goal of reducing Indian health disparities.
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Join The Dartmouth Institute’s Microsystem Academy for its Annual Fall Retreat, September 29-30. This year’s theme, “Focus on Leadership,” will bring together interprofessional colleagues engaged in health care improvement through the lens of the clinical microsystem.
A research team at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a $2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to conduct a research project that is likely to change the way women and their doctors make decisions about breast cancer surgery.
Paul Barr, MSc, PhD, an assistant professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, recently received the Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Until recently, little has been known about the effect of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations on overall spending, and whether they have been able to reduce the use of high-cost care settings. A new Dartmouth Institute study led by Carrie Colla finds that Medicare ACOs are making modest, yet increasing gains in these areas, particularly when it comes to treating patients with multiple conditions who are responsible for the greatest proportion of spending.
A recent study led by Dartmouth Institute researchers finds that while the majority of physicians surveyed felt that doctors had a responsibility to control costs, less than half reported having a firm understanding of the costs of tests and procedures to the health care system.
Researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice are working to help women make informed choices about contraception through a project called, “Right For Me: Birth control decisions made easier.”
Although members of the MPH Class of 2016 have very different backgrounds, they all share a common interest in improving health care delivery and in using research to change how people experience health care on a broad-based level.
When Dr. Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health of the Republic of Rwanda, spoke to members of Dartmouth community about her nation’s experience in building a new health care system, she reminded them not to forget that “behind every statistic there is a human being.”
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.