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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Physicians Cited As Top Doctors in New Hampshire

Forty-six physicians with Dartmouth-Hitchcock ties, in 34 different specialties, were recently named to New Hampshire Magazine's list of the leading physicians in New Hampshire, in the magazine's April edition, on newsstands now. In January 2010, New Hampshire Magazine distributed surveys to every physician licensed to practice in New Hampshire, asking them to nominate specialists in [...]

DHMC Among Nation’s Best for Cardiac Care

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) has once again been named to an elite group of U.S. hospitals that are producing the best clinical outcomes for cardiovascular care, and which treat heart patients in less time and at a lower cost, according to a study just released by the Healthcare arm of Thomson Reuters, an international [...]

EVAR Care Path Project Lowers Costs, Maintains Quality

A recently completed project at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) has shown how process improvement techniques normally seen in areas outside of medicine can result in better outcomes, improved patient experience, and significant decrease in cost - potentially leading the way as Americans look for ways to reduce the cost of health care. The project, undertaken by a [...]

Our Patients: Jack Deliso

Jack Deliso first noticed the pain in his back in February 2014. At first, it would come and go. But by May the pain was nearly constant. “It was sharp, stinging, searing,” remembers Jack, now an active 9-year-old who has fallen in love with football. Before his operation in the Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI) [...]

Imagine CHaD: The Summits

The Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) is looking toward the future. As Keith J. Loud, MD, MSc, FAAP, moved through his first year in the role of director of CHaD, he says, “I thought it was important to pause as best we could and take time to define our assets, determine our future, and make [...]

Helping Moms and Babies in the Heroin Crisis

Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), the Geisel School of Medicine and the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (CHaD) are in the forefront of offering a one-stop approach to help pregnant women overcome addiction and protect their babies. Perinatal substance use is a growing population health concern for Vermont and New Hampshire communities served by D-H, and is associated with [...]