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The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice is frequently featured in the news. Our faculty members are interviewed regularly, and often contribute op-ed pieces. Our research is also cited on a frequent basis.

Background

A Q&A with Dr. Jack Wennberg.

Press Releases

"What Are the Chances? New Charts Document Relative Risk of Death From Smoking, Heart Disease, Cancer and Other Causes"
Contact: Deborah G. Kimbell
June 16, 2008

"Claims of Physician Workforce Crisis Ignore Real Problems in Health Care"
Contact: Deborah G. Kimbell
April 16, 2008

"Chronically Ill Patients Get More Care, Less Quality, Says Latest Dartmouth Atlas"
Contact: Deborah G. Kimbell
April 7, 2008

"Surgery is Best for Patients with Spinal Stenosis, Third SPORT Study Shows"
Contact: Deborah G. Kimbell
February 20, 2008

"Fixing Health Care: More Doctors Are Not the Solution"
Contact: Deborah G. Kimbell
January 22, 2008

2008 News Articles

"Benefits of Spine Surgery Affirmed"
William M. Bulkeley
The Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2008

"A Test You Shouldn't Jump At: A Genetic Test for Prostate Cancer May Boost Worry, Little More"
H. Gilbert Welch
The Washington Post, February 19, 2008

"Prostate cancer screening? Some men say 'no'"
JoNel Aleccia
MSNBC, January 17, 2008

"Dartmouth study questions cost effectiveness of digital mammography screening"
Health News Digest, January 3, 2008

"When a pound of cure is too much"
Gregory M. Lamb
The Christian Science Monitor, January 2, 2008

"Costs stymie call for more doctors"
Gregory Lopes
The Washington Times, January 2, 2008

"Efforts To Increase Medical School Enrollment Could Place Financial Burden On U.S. Health Care System, Experts Say"
Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report, January 2, 2008

"Healthy skepticism"
H. Gilbert Welch and Steven Woloshin
The Boston Globe, January 1, 2008