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Building the Relationship between Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock

On Thursday, November 30, Duane Compton, PhD, Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine, and Joanne Conroy, MD, CEO and President of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, hosted an event convening teams representing Neurosciences, Cancer Care, The Dartmouth Institute (TDI), Cardiovascular Care, and Children’s Health. These teams participated in brainstorming to identify links within new research opportunities, clinical care,…

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A Life-Saving Transfer of Care

Over the Labor Day weekend, while on call at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Gastroenterologist and Medical Director of D-H Nashua Timothy D. Scherer, MD, experienced first-hand the “benefits of being part of a system,” when one of his critically-ill patients was transferred to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC). “Had he stayed in Nashua,…

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Dr. Joanne Conroy Meets with Media Representatives in Manchester

Dr. Joanne Conroy, Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s CEO and President, met with local leaders and media representatives in Manchester last week to discuss the aftermath of the Code Silver event and her vision for Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Here are links to three of these interviews: New CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Joins CloseUp Joining Adam Sexton on WMUR’s CloseUp, Dr. Conroy discussed…

D-H Study Proves Patients Need Fewer Opioid Pain Killers After Surgery

Surgeons at Dartmouth-Hitchcock successfully reduced prescriptions for opioid painkillers by an average of 53 percent while still providing effective relief of their patient’s pain, according to a new study in The Annals of Surgery. “By defining postoperative opioid requirements through patient surveys and disseminating operation-specific guidelines for opioid prescriptions to surgeons, we were able to…

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How Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO’s Personal Experience Led Him to Call for a Health Care Revolution

This article, written by Eric Larsen, originally appeared in the Lessons from the C-suite series on the  Advisory Board website. Welcome to the “Lessons from the C-suite” series, featuring Managing Partner Eric Larsen’s conversations with the most influential leaders in health care. In this edition, Jim Weinstein, CEO and president of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, talks…