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From Volume to Value: Cigna's collaborative accountable care programs

Dick Salmon Americans spend enormous sums of money on healthcare, but that hasn't resulted in a healthier population. Chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, continue to

The care coordinator role at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Cigna's accountable care model

In their own take on accountable care, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Cigna Healthcare partnered to create "collaborative accountable care ." Since the health system and insurer paired up

Leaders from CIGNA, Dartmouth-Hitchcock share about their ACO success

Dick Salmon Accountable care delivery seems to be on everyone's radar, but many healthcare leaders are scratching their heads over the many details involved in this coordinated care

Checklist prompts low infection rates at Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Healthcare-acquired infection (HAI) rates at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) were below national averages, according to a New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services report . How

Dartmouth-Hitchcock settles false claims charges

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center of Lebanon, N.H., has agreed to pay more than $2.2 million to settle charges it improperly billed several federal healthcare programs, the U.S. Attorney for the

Cigna ACO pilots are improving quality, cutting costs

Amid the release of proposed rules covering accountable care organizations, Cigna ( NYSE: CI ) announced that quality is improving and costs are being reduced through its ACO pilots and, therefore,

Medical center will slash 300 jobs

Trustees for New Hampshire-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center approved cutting 300 full-time jobs over the next 12 months to help close a $50 million budget gap, the New Hampshire Union Leader

Dartmouth wins $3M grant to develop secure mobile and wireless health monitoring

The Institute for Security, Technology, and Society at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, has received a $3 million National Science Foundation grant to develop secure mobile and wireless patient

Heart risks reduced with gastric bypass surgery

A study conducted by Dr. John A. Batsis of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire found that obese people who undergo gastric bypass surgery have a significantly reduced risk of having a