Geisel Gives Back – Vision Screening Program
Dartmouth medical students are passionate about getting into the community, learning by doing, and making an impact on people’s lives. In this video Andrew Siedlecki and Evelyn Bae talk about the student-created Vision Screening Program at the local Good Neighbor Health Clinic. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 28, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Features Multimedia Video 32 Hours community service Good Neighbor Health Clinic student experience vision Source Type: news

Edward Horton (Class of ’55): 50 Years of Research—and Counting
"I keep telling my staff that I'm going to cut back on travel and stay at home more, that I'm going to take more time off and eventually retire," says physician-scientist Edward Horton, a 1955 graduate of Dartmouth’s medical school. "They look at me like I'm crazy." (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 27, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Jennifer Durgin Tags: Features News alumni diabetes Edward Horton Source Type: news

Student Voices: “The Tide is Turning in Nigeria”
Despite the recent tragic violence and kidnappings in Nigeria, Ayobami “Ayo” Olufadeji is determined to improve conditions in his home country. In this essay, “The Clash Between the Nigeria of My Dreams & Our Reality,” Ayo, a Geisel medical student, writes, “the tide is turning in Nigeria and I believe we are on the brink of change – I am working to make sure that I am ready to do my part.” (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 23, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Features News 32 Hours Ayo Olufadeji global health leadership Nigeria opinion students Source Type: news

Nicholas Hill (’73): Forging an unexpected partnership
While diplomats from the United States and other western countries struggled with their counterparts from Iran to find common ground on the latter nation’s nuclear capability in the fall of 2013, Nicholas Hill, a 1973 graduate of Dartmouth's medical school, watched Iranian pulmonologists help a patient to breathe easier—using techniques he had shown one of them two years before. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 22, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Features News alumni global health Iran Nicholas Hill tuberculosis Source Type: news

Rwanda’s Bright Future: Twin Champions Of Global Health
“The ambitious goal of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program is to build a medical education and health system that will be one of the best in the world,” says Lisa Adams, MD, global health dean at Geisel. In this video, Adams tells of the change already happening in Rwanda…and the impact on the country’s health as hundreds of new specialists enter the workforce in the coming years. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 19, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Features Multimedia News Video 32 Hours global health Human Resources for Health Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura Lisa Adams Rwanda Source Type: news

$13 Million Grant Will Fund Research on Toxic Metals
A $13 million, five-year grant will allow scientists at the Dartmouth Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program to continue and expand their research on the effects of exposure to arsenic, mercury, and other potential toxins on health. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 15, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Features arsenic Bruce Stanton mercury Toxic Metals Superfund Research Program Source Type: news

Examining the link between leptin and infant development
A close look at the hormone leptin has revealed a connection between methylation of the leptin gene and the development of male infants. The study was led by Geisel associate professor Carmen Marsit and graduate student Corina Lesseur. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 14, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Amos Esty Tags: Research Carmen Marsit Corina Lesseur epigenetics leptin Source Type: news

Achieving Patient-Centered Care Across the Spectrum
Dr. Glyn Elwyn of the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science is the principal investigator of a study on the use of two methods—shared decision-making and motivational interviewing—when discussing options for treatment with patients. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 13, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Press Release Research Source Type: news

Student Voices: A Medical Feast
During Rachel Brickman's final week of the preclinical portion of medical school, she found herself reflecting on days past, speculating on those to come, and eating. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 12, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Voices curriculum Rachel Brickman Source Type: news

Getting medical students into the kitchen
A cooking elective led by Julia Nordgren ('99) teaches students about different diets—and about how to cook health, delicious food. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 12, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Features News curriculum diet Julia Nordgren Richard Simons Source Type: news

Dartmouth Scientists Identify Genetic Blueprint for Cancers of the Appendix
Using next generation DNA sequencing, Dartmouth scientists have identified potentially actionable mutations in cancers of the appendix. When specific mutations for a cancer type are identified, patients can be treated with chemotherapy or other targeted agents that work on those mutations. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 12, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Robin Dutcher Tags: Features News Press Release cancer genetics Gregory Tsongalis Norris Cotton Cancer Center Source Type: news

From Rwanda to Hanover
For the past two years, as part of the Rwandan Human Resources for Health program, Dr. Jean Luc Nkurikiyimfura has been collaborating with faculty at the Geisel School of Medicine despite working and living thousands of miles away. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 12, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Features global health Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura Lisa Adams Rwanda Source Type: news

Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease
When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. Watching that pig virus sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 10, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Kate Villars Tags: Education News blood disease Christopher Lowrey Cindy Hahn sickle cell students Source Type: news

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion
How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala ('16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 8, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Matthew Wiencke Tags: Improving Lives News compassionate care diabetes Khushboo Jhala nutrition Schwartz Fellow students Source Type: news

Student Spotlight: Michaela Staley
One day, while Michaela Staley ('17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 8, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education News community service global health Michaela Staley migrant health Student Spotlight students Source Type: news

Tosteson named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association
Tor D. Tosteson, Sc.D., a Geisel professor of community and family medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute of Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 8, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Press Release Research awards biostatistics faculty faculty recognition Tor Tosteson Source Type: news

Rwanda’s Bright Future: Building Human Resources for Health
Dr. Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura explains how the Human Resources for Health program is helping to rebuild the country's health-care system with the help of Geisel and other U.S. medical schools. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 7, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Improving Lives Video 32 Hours Clinton Health Access global health Human Resources for Health Jean-Luc Nkurikiyimfura Rwanda Source Type: news

Marc Feldman (’84): Deception Perception
Marc Feldman has dedicated his career to little understood and difficult to treat factitious disorders, including Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen by Proxy. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 5, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Amos Esty Tags: Alumni Dartmouth Medicine News Alumni Album Marc Feldman Munchausen by proxy Munchausen syndrome Source Type: news

Student Voices: It’s 5:00 a.m.
On the day he and his 86 classmates choose the order in which they will rotate through their third-year clinical clerkships, Geisel medical student Inyang Udo-Inyang (center) reflects on his first two years of medical school and realizes a simple truth. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 5, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Geisel Communications Tags: Features Voices opinion student experience students Source Type: news

Coached Extracurricular Activities May Help Prevent Pre-Adolescent Smoking and Drinking
Dartmouth researchers have found that tweens (preadolescents aged 10-14) who participate in a coached team sport a few times a week or more are less likely to try smoking. Their findings on the relationship between extracurricular activity and health risk behaviors are reported in "The relative roles of types of extracurricular activity on smoking and drinking initiation among tweens," which was recently published in Academic Pediatrics. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 30, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Nine Students at Geisel School of Medicine Named New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows
Congratulations to the nine students at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth selected as 2014-2015 New Hampshire-Vermont Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, named for the famous physician-humanitarian. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 23, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Student Spotlight - Michaela Staley: A pivotal moment
One day, while Michaela Staley ('17) and other volunteers with a local nonprofit organization were out in the Arizona desert providing food and water for undocumented immigrants crossing the border, something unusual happened. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 17, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Being Creative with Sickle Cell Disease
When Cindy Hahn was a young girl, her father, a virologist, used to let her sit at his microscope and look at immune cells fighting a pig virus. The pig virus sticks in her memory; it sparked a passion for science she is now pursuing as an MD-PhD student at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 10, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Medicare's Flawed Adjustment Methodology Poor Way to Spend Billions
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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 10, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Geisel Food Challenge Builds Compassion
How do you define compassion, how do you best teach it, and how do you practice it as a doctor-in-training? Khushboo Jhala ('16) has been exploring these questions through a project funded by the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 9, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

National Survey Links Teen Binge Drinking and Alcohol Brand References in Pop Music
Binge drinking by teenagers and young adults is strongly associated with liking, owning, and correctly identifying music that references alcohol by brand name according to a study by the University of Pittsburgh and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 8, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Dartmouth Researchers Identify Potential Therapeutic Target for Deadly Brain Cancer
Researchers from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will present a scientific poster on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the American Association of Cancer Researchers Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The research identifies a potential characteristic for predicting outcome in a deadly form of brain cancer known as glioblastoma multiforme. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 8, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Nowhere to Hide: Kids, Once Protected, Now Influenced by Tobacco Marketing
More than 15 years ago, many states and tobacco manufacturers established restrictions to prevent youth exposure to the marketing of nicotine products. This follows regulations imposed 50 years ago that banned cigarette ads from TV. Despite these continued efforts, a new study by Dartmouth researchers reveals that not only are young people exposed to tobacco marketing, they are influenced by it. According to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, exposure to direct marketing is associated with increased use of tobacco. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 8, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Disruption of VISTA Plays an Important role in Regulating Immune Response
Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth have found that the body's immune system response was enhanced when they disrupted VISTA, a protein that prevents the immune system from overreacting. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 7, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Lisa Adams: Building Geisel's Global Connections
As a field of study, global health didn't exist when Lisa V. Adams, MD '90, was a Dartmouth medical student. After finding her own path, she is now using her more than 20 years of global health experience to help students coordinate international service-learning experiences through Geisel School of Medicine's Center for Health Equity. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 3, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

An Easier, Safer, and More Accurate Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer
Using CT scans with contrast enhancement, Dartmouth researchers measured treatment response to pancreatic cancer photodynamic therapy (PDT) according to a paper published in Physics in Medicine and Biology. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - April 2, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Fast Food Giants' Ads for Healthier Kids Meals Don't Send the Right Message
Fast food giants attempts at depicting healthier kids' meals frequently goes unnoticed by children ages 3 to 7 years old according to a new study by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 31, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Patient Support Corps is a Win-Win for Students and Patients
First- and second-year medical students often crave meaningful one-on-one interactions with patients. A new program pairs students from the Geisel School of Medicine with patients at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center--for the benefit of both. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 26, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Dartmouth Cancer Researchers issue State-of-the-state on Genetic-based Testing and Treatment for Breast Cancer
Dartmouth researchers at its Norris Cotton Cancer Center have compiled a review of the role that information gathered through genetic testing plays in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 25, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

It's a (Residency) Match! Geisel Students Take Next Step in Their Medical Journeys on Match Day
At the much-anticipated annual Match Day event today, 87 students at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine learned where they will pursue their next three to seven years of residency training after graduation. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 21, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

$10 Million Gift Will Fund Visionary Palliative and Hospice Care Center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock
A gift of $10 million to Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) will be used to create an advanced clinical facility to provide integrated, patient- and family-centered care for patients with life-threatening illness and complex medical needs. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 21, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Charting a Course for Better Health Care
Delivering the right amount of service at a reasonable cost. "That's the essence of the Dartmouth Atlas," says Dick Fleming, "and what attracted me to learn more about it and to support it." (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 20, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Dartmouth and Aeras Join Forces to Conduct Study of New Tuberculosis Vaccine
Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine and Aeras, a global nonprofit biotech, announced a collaboration to jointly conduct a trial of a new vaccine against tuberculosis (TB), one of the world's deadliest diseases. The vaccine, known as DAR-901, is related to the vaccine SRL-172, previously shown by Dartmouth investigators to decrease the risk of TB in a trial known as the DarDar Trial. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 19, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Dartmouth Researchers Develop New Approach to Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Treatment
Dartmouth researchers have developed a novel and unique approach to treating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), a form of blood cancer that often requires repeated chemotherapy treatments to which it grows resistant. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 14, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Dartmouth Alumnus Dr. Ross Jaffe Named Chair of Geisel School of Medicine Board of Overseers
Ross Jaffe, MD, MBA (DC '80) has been named Chair of the Board of Overseers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, replacing Bill Helman (DC ’80) who has served in that role since 2011. Helman will remain on the Geisel Board as a Dartmouth College Trustee Liaison. The announcement was made at the Board’s winter meeting in Boston. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 13, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Dartmouth Geisel Alumnus Dr. Freddie Fu Receives "Nobel Prize of Orthopaedic Research" from National Orthopaedic Society
Congratulations to Dartmouth alumnus Freddie Fu, MD (DC '74, MED '75), who received the Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award for his career contribution to anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction and advances in patient care, an accolade considered the Nobel Prize of orthopaedic research and bestowed by the Kappa Delta Sorority along with the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation. It was presented to Fu in New Orleans Wednesday at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), a conference of 10,000 professionals. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 13, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Skating to the Puck or Avoiding the Penalty Box in Health Care?
In a Viewpoint published in the March issue of JAMA, Researcher Jeremiah Brown of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and colleagues, Hal Sox and David Goodman, question whether the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ use of financial penalties is the right tack for changing the behavior of hospitals. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 12, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Geisel Rises in 2015 U.S. News Best Medical Schools Rankings, Now Ranked in Top 20 in Primary Care
The Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth has moved into the top 20 of medical schools nationally for primary care, climbing 13 spots to 18th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report's Best Medical Schools rankings. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - March 11, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

DISCOVERY Supercomputer Enables Big Data Analytics at Dartmouth
Dartmouth’s Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (iQBS), a program established to advance and support interdisciplinary education and research at Dartmouth College, has reached a major milestone in infrastructure development. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 24, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Matthew Friedman—International Leader in PTSD—Steps Down as Executive Director of Center
In the mid-1960s, Matthew Friedman had to make a crucial decision. As a Ph.D. student in pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he was studying the neurobiology of physical dependence and tolerance of drugs—doing novel mice experiments to show dependence and withdrawal syndrome with the drug scopolamine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 20, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Matthew Friedman—International Leader in PTSD—Steps Down as Executive Director of Center
In the mid-1960s, Matthew Friedman had to make a crucial decision. As a Ph.D. student in pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he was studying the neurobiology of physical dependence and tolerance of drugs—doing novel mice experiments to show dependence and withdrawal syndrome with the drug scopolamine. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 19, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Applications Surge to Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine
Applications to the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth for the 2014 MD entering class have risen 27 percent compared to the previous year. The medical school experienced an increase of 1,104 secondary (complete) applications, pushing that total to an all-time high of 5,241 applications from prospective students competing for fewer than 90 seats this year. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 11, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Slim Pickings for Two Weight-Loss Drugs?
Options are limited in America’s battle of the bulge. While diet and exercise can help in the short term, they are frustratingly ineffective in the long run. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 11, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Plunging for Health Equity
If your idea of fun is watching your friends and colleagues jump into icy water for a good cause on a mid-winter afternoon, you won't want to miss Geisel's second annual Polar Plunge, Friday, February 7, at Occom Pond. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 4, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news

Telemedicine Can Reduce Hospitalizations For Nursing Home Residents
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. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 4, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: derik.hertel at dartmouth.edu (Derik Hertel) Source Type: news