Anna Adachi-Mejia, PhD, who was recently appointed director of the The Dartmouth Institute-based Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth (HPRCD), reflects on her work and HPRCD’s role in addressing some of today’s pressing public health concerns.
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A first-of-its-kind study by researchers at The Dartmouth Institute and Johns Hopkins University examines how poor continuity of care—the lack of a consistent relationship with a healthcare professional or care management team—may contribute to high healthcare spending and poor health outcomes in dementia patients.
On Wednesday, Sept. 21, SYNERGY and The Dartmouth Institute will host a presentation on their new resource for claims data research: the Atlas Rate Generator (ARG).
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.
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.”