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2014-07-22 12:29:56

LEBANON, N.H., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John D. Birkmeyer, MD, an internationally recognized leader in outcomes research and quality improvement, has been named to the position of Executive Vice President for Enterprise Support Services across the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system. In this newly-created position, he will work with CEO and President Dr. James N. Weinstein and key members of the senior management team to create a sustainable health system - a regional...

2010-11-29 08:42:00

-- 3T system to be installed at NIH-funded clinical and research facility -- WINNIPEG, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) -- IMRIS Inc. ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced the sale of IMRISneuro to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ("DHMC") in Lebanon, New Hampshire. IMRISneuro is a fully integrated multi-operating room system that features on-demand intraoperative MR imaging capabilities, designed to assist surgeons in improving outcomes for patients who...

2010-11-12 13:00:00

LEBANON, N.H., Oct. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in New Hampshire (Anthem) and Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), the state's largest healthcare provider, have launched a collaborative process focused on increasing value to patients through improved quality outcomes and slowing the rate of health care cost increases, which then will result in reduced premium increases. If successful, the process would lead to the formation of an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). An...

2010-05-16 23:01:00

HANOVER, N.H., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dartmouth College has received a $35 million commitment to establish The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, President Jim Yong Kim announced today. The anonymous gift will advance a new field of study, harnessing the knowledge and expertise of faculty across multiple disciplines from the arts and sciences as well as from the medical, business and engineering schools. (Photo:...

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