Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) is New Hampshire's only academic medical center and is headquartered on a 225-acre (91 ha) campus in the heart of the Upper Connecticut River Valley, in Lebanon, New Hampshire. DHMC is New Hampshire's only Level I trauma center and one of only three in all of northern New England. DHMC is made up of four main elements, chief of which is Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital (MHMH), which has a 396-inpatient bed capacity and which serves as a major tertiary-care referral site for northern New England.

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Expanding primary care capacity by reducing inefficiency

Producing more healthcare providers is often touted as the principle solution to the looming shortage in the primary care workforce. A quicker and less costly approach to offset primary care physician shortages can occur ...

Nov 11, 2013
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TV drug ads: The whole truth?

Consumers should be wary when watching those advertisements for pharmaceuticals on the nightly TV news, as six out of 10 claims could potentially mislead the viewer, say researchers in an article published in the Journal of ...

Sep 16, 2013
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Thyroid cancer—rising most rapidly among insured patients

The rapid increase in papillary thyroid cancer in the US, may not be linked to increase in occurrence, according to a head and neck surgeon at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center, instead it may be linked to an ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Researchers test safety of Nivolumab in kidney cancer

Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center will present a poster on a phase I clinical trial of Nivolumab, a PD-1 receptor blocking antibody, being used in combination with other drugs in patients with ...

Jun 03, 2013
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