After ten years working as a neuroscientist, David Royal (’10) decided it was time for a career change. His search for a new career led him to the MS program at TDI. Now he’s putting his TDI education to use every day in Kabul, Afghanistan, helping hospitals transition from being Coalition-led to Afghan-led.
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Using quality improvement measures in eight of the 10 hospitals in the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group, researchers have found a way to reduce kidney injury in patients undergoing a procedure with contrast dye.
Over the next year, Dartmouth researchers will carry out a pilot study to determine if a new standardized protocol can help smokers with vascular disease quit smoking.
Mark Nunlist had been a primary care physician for almost 20 years when he became increasingly aware that there was something missing at the busy and well-respected White River Junction, Vt., practice where he was a partner.
In spite of early concerns that hospitals’ economic strengths would lead them to dominate the formation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), a new study reveals the central role of physician leadership in the first wave of ACOs.
Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman’s overall well-being.
The methodology Medicare uses to adjust the billions of dollars it pays health plans and hospitals to account for how sick their patients are is flawed and should be replaced, according to a new study by Dartmouth investigators published in the journal BMJ that weighed the performance of Medicare’s methodology against alternatives.
To honor Dr. John Wennberg and further the pioneering work of The Dartmouth Institute, Dartmouth College will establish the John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professorship.
In a Viewpoint published in the March issue of JAMA, Dartmouth researchers question whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ use of financial penalties is the right tack for changing the behavior of hospitals.
Telemedicine used at nursing homes during hours when doctors are not typically present is a viable way to reduce avoidable hospitalizations, according to research published in February’s issue of Health Affairs.