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Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO Weinstein to retire next year

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO Weinstein to retire next year

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 05, 2016

Dr. James Weinstein, a spine surgeon, became CEO in 2011. He also leads the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which researches reasons for price variation in healthcare costs. Weinstein also was involved in crafting the Affordable Care Act.

Medicare should end penalty for high-performing systems under ACO model

Medicare should end penalty for high-performing systems under ACO model

By Dr. James Weinstein and Dr. William Weeks  |  June 03, 2015

Imagine a company that produces a high-quality product, operates efficiently and generates $16 million in year-over-year savings. Then imagine that the company isn't allowed to retain those savings, but is assessed a penalty. Hard to imagine? Well, it's a reality in the U.S. healthcare system today.

Two ways to make ACOs work better

By Dr. Elliott Fisher, Judd Gregg and Dr. James Weinstein  |  March 28, 2015

New payment models adopted by Medicare and many health plans have clearly led to better care for patients. They also might be helping to slow the overall growth of healthcare spending.

Guest commentary: A prescription for what's ailing ACOs

Guest commentary: A prescription for what's ailing ACOs

By Dr. Elliott Fisher, Judd Gregg and Dr. James Weinstein  |  February 27, 2015

New payment models adopted by Medicare and many health plans have clearly led to better care for patients. They also might be helping to slow the overall growth of healthcare spending. Whether these gains can be sustained, however, is far from certain. And because many providers are still sitting...

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