Who will speak for you when you are unable to speak for yourself? On my mind this week is the need to raise awareness about the importance of communicating and documenting health care decisions.
Board of Trustees member Bill Conaty and his wife, Sue, present an initial gift to D-H to form a new institute dedicated to developing health care leaders.
D-H's Chief Nursing Officer, Gay Landstrom, PhD(c), NEA-BC, thought she'd be a bench scientist but realized that nursing was a better match.
Knowing price only gives you part of what you need to know when making a major buying decision. D-H CEO and President Dr. Jim Weinstein argues for greater transparency in health care pricing.
Dr. John Birkmeyer tells NBC News that safer technology and hospital consolidations may be the cause of rising prices for surgery.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein, Dartmouth Institute Director Dr. Elliot S. Fisher, and Dartmouth economist Jonathan Skinner, offer a possible solution.