Retiring as President and CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock, New Hampshire's only academic medical center, Dr. James Weinstein will step down in June.
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.
Dr. James Weinstein, CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system in Lebanon, N.H., and a spine surgeon, was deeply involved in the deliberations leading up to the Affordable Care Act. He continues to press for delivery-system change.
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Dr. James Weinstein, CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, was deeply involved in the deliberations leading up to the Affordable Care Act, and he continues to press for delivery-system change. In an interview with Modern Healthcare editor Merrill Goozner, he discusses a book he recently...
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.
Congress would “help create another crisis" in veterans healthcare if it doesn't approve the president's full budget request for the Veterans Affairs Department, VA Secretary Robert McDonald said Friday.
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.