In this series, Dartmouth Now features stories from the master’s program at the Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science. The program, which welcomed its first class of students in July 2011, is committed to the value-based improvement of health care delivery—achieving better outcomes for the same or lower costs—that is scientifically, ethically, and managerially sound. The partnership between The Dartmouth Institute’s advanced research expertise in health care outcomes and the Tuck School of Business’s proven success in teaching leadership and teamwork, finance, and operations combine to create an unmatched educational opportunity.
By Susan Boutwell and Kirk Cassels
In this second installment of Dartmouth Now's “Transformational Change: Lessons in Health Care Delivery Science” series, MHCDS student Dr. Kenneth Rosenfield ’77 of Massachusetts General Hospital explains how he’s bringing new knowledge to the national cardiology programs he organizes. Dartmouth’s MHCDS program, Rosenfield believes, holds the key to solving health care problems in this country and internationally: “This program is going to change the world.”
Other stories in the series:
Transformational Change: Part 1—Tuck Professor Robert Shumsky talks about the unique nature of this new Dartmouth program.
Transformational Change: Part 3— Masters of Health Care Delivery Science Offers Budget Lessons for Navy Commander
Transformational Change: Part 4— Dr. Bonni Curran talks about wanting to better understand public policy and health policy to apply to her work in developing countries.
Transformational Change: Part 5— Oklahoma State Senator Tom Adelson, who is also a former Secretary of Health in Oklahoma, and his brother Dr. David Adelson, Associate Vice President for Campus Planning and Associate Professor of Dermatology and Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Medical School, discuss the connections between public policy and health care.