Dartmouth Medical School

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Name: Dartmouth Medical School
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Alexian Brothers PACE Aggressively Confronts The Flu

- by Norman Desbiens, M.D.At PACE Chattanooga, we have always been vigilant about influenza because it is a serious threat to the life and health of our participants. Almost since our inception we have been a surveillance site for the Centers for Disease ... [Published Chattanoogan - 4 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile apps open up new possibilities for mental health care

Could an app save someone’s life? Across New Hampshire, those who work in mental health are turning to mobile tools as added lifelines for people who might be at risk for suicide.In some cases, that approach can be simple and straightforward – a host ... [Published Concord Monitor - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

A tribute to Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., MD

By Roger S. Blumenthal, MD; and Michael Miller, MDThe field of preventive cardiology lost one of its great investigators, clinicians and mentors with the passing of Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., MD, on Aug. 15. He died after a long battle with metastatic ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

A look at recent Central Jersey hires, promotions

Central Jersey businesses and organizations have made several recent hires and promotions.Catherine Ansello, pictured, has joined the Paone, Zaleski, Brown & Murray divorce and family law firm of Woodbridge and Red Bank. (Photo:Photo by Joe Epstein)The ... [Published Home News Tribune - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Events in NH focus on suicide prevention

Two events in the next few weeks will focus on preventing suicide, one of the leading causes of death for teenagers and young adults.The first will focus on tech-centric ways researchers are trying to use cellphone apps, interactive videos and electronic ... [Published Nashua Telegraph - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

AZAR: Seniors deserve better than Medicare penny pinching

After five years of slow growth, health costs are expected to rise as much as 6.8 percent next year. This forecast is sure to energize Washington lawmakers who have long sought to slash health spending, particularly within Medicare.Efforts to cut Medicare ... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Will Young People Rebel Against Celebrities Smoking Or Join In? [VIDEO]

There is no questioning the impact a celebrity’s actions can have on a young person who looks up to them, whether it be the clothing they wear, the car they drive, or what they put into their body. Anti-smoking commercials that premiered during Sunday ... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

William F. Di Stanislao Appointed Vice President, Operations at Raritan Bay Medical Center

PRWebRaritan Bay Medical Center Executive Vice President and COO, Thomas Shanahan, CPA, recently announced the appointment of William F. Di Stanislao as Vice President, Operations for the medical center. In this role, Di Stanislao has responsibility for ... [Published CBS Detroit - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Grace I. Migaki

, age 45, of Ludlow, Vt., passed away after a long illness on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.Grace was born June 12, 1969, and grew up in Pullman, where she graduated with honors from Pullman High School. She then moved east to attend Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, ... [Published Lewiston Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid disorders

Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., an internationally known expert on lipid disorders who was the founder and director of the Johns Hopkins Lipid Clinic and was an early advocate for routine cholesterol screening in children, died Friday of prostate cancer ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Announcing Speakers at BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics 2014

The Annual BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics Virtual Conference Announces Keynote Presentations from Dr. Gordon Mills and Dr. Robert Nussbaum on August 20-21, 2014 BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics recently announced new speakers for their ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Why ACOs need to be More Like Apple

Section Sponsored by: When Elliott Fisher of Dartmouth Medical School first used the term "accountable care organization" in 2006, he created a monumental tizzy in the industry. Three years later the inclusion of ACOs in the Affordable Care Act gave the ... [Published Executive Insight - Aug 11 2014]

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But this simple-minded reasoning fails to consider the wider costs and benefits of each procedure. As a 2008 Dartmouth Medical School study found, "[a]lthough surgery was more costly than non-operative treatment, health outcomes over 2 years were better among those treated surgically."
...$206 billion settlement made by tobacco companies back in 1998, said the “Unpaid Tobacco Spokesperson” campaign is similar to the “Truth Campaign.” "The 'Truth Campaign' took the approach that the tobacco companies are manipulating you, the tobacco companies are using you"  Tom Miller, Iowa Attorney General who is also a board member of Legacy, told the Des Moines Register
"I think … eventually, we'll really practice true preventive medicine and it will be based primarily in genetics" he said
...That raises many strategic questions, including "How closely do you (or don't you) want to affiliate the new ACO with the participating medical center, physician groups or other established players in the market?" Think this one through carefully, as the answer will drive everything else you do

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Alexian Brothers PACE Aggressively Confronts Th... [Published Chattanoogan - 4 hours ago]
Mobile apps open up new possibilities for menta... [Published Concord Monitor - Sep 14 2014]
A tribute to Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., MD [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 11 2014]
A look at recent Central Jersey hires, promotions [Published Home News Tribune - Sep 09 2014]
Events in NH focus on suicide prevention [Published Nashua Telegraph - Sep 07 2014]
AZAR: Seniors deserve better than Medicare penn... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Aug 29 2014]
Will Young People Rebel Against Celebrities Smo... [Published Medical Daily - Aug 27 2014]
William F. Di Stanislao Appointed Vice Presiden... [Published CBS Detroit - Aug 21 2014]
Grace I. Migaki [Published Lewiston Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Dr. Peter O. Kwiterovich Jr., expert on lipid d... [Published Baltimore Sun - Aug 20 2014]
Announcing Speakers at BioConference Live Genet... [Published PRWeb - Aug 19 2014]
Why ACOs need to be More Like Apple [Published Executive Insight - Aug 11 2014]
Healthcare needs operating systems not 'whack-a... [Published Hospital Impact - Jul 03 2014]
New York Auto Accident Lawyer David Perecman We... [Published PRWeb - May 01 2014]
Physicians want CER data for stool tests [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 19 2014]
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