Post Tagged with: "The Dartmouth Institute"

Medicare Should End Penalty for High-Performing Systems Under ACO Model

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.

15 Facts on Spinal Fusion for Low Back Pain

U.S. News & World Report – References data provided by the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI), which reported that spinal fusion surgeries of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and over increased 67 percent between 2001 and 2011.

Retesting Breast Cancer Axioms

The New York Times – Cites research by Professor of Medicine H. Gilbert Welch and Honor Passow, curriculum designer and learning specialist at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which found that if a 50-year-old woman is screened annually for a decade, she has a 50 percent chance […]

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