Washington Post – An opinion piece by Steven Woloshin and Lisa Schwartz, both professors of medicine, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, on how the Food and Drug Administration is pushing back against the over-prescribing of testosterone.
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Are Your Patients Monitoring You?
Health IT Outcomes – Quotes Glyn Elwyn, professor of community and family medicine and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at Geisel, on the recent trend of patients recording interactions with their physicians during visits to the doctors office.
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.
Shining a Bright Light on the Care of Sick Babies
A three-year, $800,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation to The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice will fund the first comprehensive, nationwide study of neonatal intensive care.
Samir Soneji: Forecasting Population Health
In this Q&A, TDI demographer Samir Soneji, PhD discusses how demographers are able to predict how changes in population affect public policy by forecasting future disease and mortality rates.
U.S. Spends More on Cancer Care, Saves Fewer Lives than Western Europe
Despite sharp increases in spending on cancer treatment, cancer mortality rates in the United States have decreased only modestly since 1970, Samir Soneji, PhD of Dartmouth’s Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice has found.
Helping Women Make Better Decisions About Their Health
Decision scientists, such as Elissa Ozanne, are helping women to better understand the risks they face, whether perceived or actual, when thinking about breast cancer.
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 […]
Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT Could Be Cost Effective According to Dartmouth Study
Dartmouth researchers say lung cancer screening in the National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) meets a commonly accepted standard for cost effectiveness as reported in the Nov. 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.