Reflections on Yesterday’s Conversation with Dr. Ami Bhatt

Chris Trimble

September 9, 2016

I hope you’ll enjoy two minutes of audio describing what I thought were the key insights from yesterday’s conversation with Dr. Ami Bhatt of Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Highlight from our Monthly Conversation with David Berg

Chris Trimble

August 15, 2016

In this brief audio blog, I reflect on our most recent Monthly Conversation. Our guest was David Berg of the Arrowhead Health Centers in Phoenix.

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Thank You Dartmouth Alumni

March 12, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent Dartmouth Alumni Webinar, which drew graduates of the college, the business school, and the medical school. Terrific questions from an engaged audience!

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Training the New Medical Hero

Chris Trimble

February 10, 2016

The legacy of Mason Sones, legendary 1950s-era Cleveland Clinic innovator in cardiac surgery, lives on in many ways, including the Clinic’s annual Sones Award. Historically, the winner has been a physician innovator who developed a medical breakthrough – a new treatment, a new pill, a new procedure. But of late the criteria has changed. Now the award goes to an innovator in health care delivery.

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How Accountable Care Can Liberate and Empower Physicians

Chris Trimble

January 24, 2016

Among physicians, there is a lot of anger and fear about the current acceleration toward accountable care. There is a lot of anxiety about what might go wrong. By comparison, there is limited awareness of what can go right, not just for aggregate measures of quality and cost but for the day-to-day work lives of physicians.

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Categories: Payment Reform

Where Are the Cheap and Curative Pills?

Chris Trimble

September 24, 2015

High priced pharmaceuticals have been a hot news item of late. Costs in excess of $100,000 per year are ever more common; pharmaceutical companies are becoming ever more aggressive in raising prices; Hillary Clinton is making the issue a central thrust in her presidential campaign.

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