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NTG Thinker Document (Black and White version) By NTG Work Group
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'My Thinker's Not Working': A National Strategy for Enabling Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia to Remain in Their Community and Receive Quality Supports, prepared by the... More > National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices, provides a summary of the challenges facing the nation as we observe an increasing rate of dementia found in older people with intellectual disabilities. The Report offers recommendations for the various stakeholders in the field of intellectual disabilities and anticipates that its findings and recommendations will be considered and integrated into the annual reports and plans developed by the federal Advisory Council on Alzheimer‟s Research, Care, and Services.< Less
NTG Thinker Document By NTG Work Group
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'My Thinker's Not Working': A National Strategy for Enabling Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia to Remain in Their Community and Receive Quality Supports, prepared by the... More > National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices, provides a summary of the challenges facing the nation as we observe an increasing rate of dementia found in older people with intellectual disabilities. The Report offers recommendations for the various stakeholders in the field of intellectual disabilities and anticipates that its findings and recommendations will be considered and integrated into the annual reports and plans developed by the federal Advisory Council on Alzheimer‟s Research, Care, and Services.< Less
Variation in the Care of Surgical Conditions: Prostate Cancer By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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Despite many years of attention and study, variation in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer persists in the United States. While some progress has been made—for example, screening... More > practices are becoming more risk-based than population-based—new questions have arisen: for example, how best to counsel patients regarding their risk of cancer and the benefits and trade-offs of treatment; how to optimize outcomes related to treatment; and which patients are best treated with active surveillance. While these questions are being answered, clinicians and health systems need to continue to work to incorporate the best available evidence and shared decision-making into their efforts to detect and treat prostate cancer.< Less
After Hospitalization: A Dartmouth Atlas Report on Post-Acute Care for Medicare Beneficiaries By Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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This is the first national report to look at how effectively communities and hospitals coordinate care for some of their sickest patients—those leaving the hospital after a stay to treat an... More > acute or chronic illness. Without high-quality care coordination, patients can bounce from home to the emergency room and back into the hospital, sometimes repeatedly. The readmission rate to hospital is increasingly seen as a marker of a local health care system’s ability to coordinate care for patients across the full continuum of care settings: hospitals, rehabilitation and skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, clinician offices, hospice and home. Better care coordination promises to reduce readmission rates and improve patients’ lives while reducing costs.< Less
Variation in the Care of Surgical Conditions By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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This Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care reports on unwarranted regional variation in the care of several conditions for which surgery is one important treatment option. Unwarranted variation is the... More > differences in care that are not explained by patient needs or preferences. Each chapter begins with an examination of the underlying condition, the available treatment options before surgery, and the role of shared decision-making. The care during surgery is then presented, including aspects of quality, risks, and costs. The next section is concerned with the care of patients after surgery, including hospital readmissions and ambulatory care.< Less
Variation in the Care of Surgical Conditions: Renal Disease By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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This report highlights treatments for kidney failure—both dialysis and kidney transplantation—and describes patterns of care for patients in the United States. The evolution of ESRD... More > treatments is first presented, from basic surgical techniques and rudimentary dialysis machines to the complex, multi-specialty model practiced today. Most importantly, the report examines current quality improvement initiatives and identifies areas in need of system-level improvement.< Less
The Dartmouth Atlas of Children's Health Care in Northern New England By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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While the quality of health care has a powerful influence on the well-being of infants and children, little information is available about the medical services received by children. This Dartmouth... More > Atlas report examines small area variations in children’s health care in one region of the United States—Northern New England—and shows the patterns of care received by children for ambulatory physician services, hospitalization, common surgery, imaging, and outpatient prescription fills. The findings from this report show marked variation in care across the region. While there are many examples of excellent care, the findings raise troubling questions about whether the medical practice patterns reflect the care that infants and children need and that their families want.< Less
The Dartmouth Atlas of Children's Health Care in Northern New England By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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While the quality of health care has a powerful influence on the well-being of infants and children, little information is available about the medical services received by children. This Dartmouth... More > Atlas report examines small area variations in children’s health care in one region of the United States—Northern New England—and shows the patterns of care received by children for ambulatory physician services, hospitalization, common surgery, imaging, and outpatient prescription fills. The findings from this report show marked variation in care across the region. While there are many examples of excellent care, the findings raise troubling questions about whether the medical practice patterns reflect the care that infants and children need and that their families want.< Less
Variation in the Care of Surgical Conditions: Spinal Stenosis By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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Back pain is a leading cause of morbidity and disability in the United States. About 30 million people in the United States receive professional medical care for a spine problem each year. Low back... More > pain is a leading cause of both lost productivity and medical expenditures. This report focuses on lumbar spinal stenosis as an example that helps to summarize the treatment options, epidemiology, and evidence of effectiveness of treatment for back pain.< Less
Variation in the Care of Surgical Conditions: Cerebral Aneurysms By The Dartmouth Atlas Working Group
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This report focuses on the common and potentially dangerous medical condition of cerebral aneurysms. There is considerable regional variation in the United States in the treatment of ruptured and... More > unruptured cerebral aneurysms, suggesting that patients do not always receive the most optimal treatment, which has implications for both quality and cost. The report concludes that patients who receive a new diagnosis of cerebral aneurysm (especially unruptured) face a difficult road to informed decision-making.< Less

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