Ariadne Labs is a joint center for health systems innovation at Brigham & Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

We create scalable systems-level solutions for better care now and for what’s next in health care. From checklists and conversation guides to fostering international collaborations and establishing global standards of measurement, our work has been accessed in more than 165 countries, touching hundreds of millions of lives.

About Us

Our Work

We design, test and spread scalable systems-level solutions that address gaps in the health care system. Our solutions improve health care processes, enhance purposeful interactions between patients and their providers, and impact populations at scale.

HOW WE WORK

Focus Areas

Clinicians use a page from the Operating Room Crisis Checklists during surgery.
SAFETY GAPS

Addressing gaps in safety using checklists, coaching, data and analytics

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Medical workers give a presentation on reproductive health to a group of young adults.
INTEGRATION GAPS

Building a stronger, more integrated health system that benefits populations around the globe

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A couple consulting with their doctor.
COMMUNICATION GAPS

Improving communication between patients and their providers

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Frontline Clinical Care & Public Health Experience

CHILDBIRTH, NEWBORN & INFANT HEALTH

Quality maternal and newborn care is a fundamental health care right.

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AMBULATORY & PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

Expertise in internal medicine, global primary health care policy and measurement.

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SURGERY

Expertise in surgery and surgical systems.

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SERIOUS ILLNESS & ELDER CARE

Expertise in palliative care, end of life, geriatrics and internal medicine.

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Our Impact

65.2
Million
patient lives touched in 2020
7.8
million
people reached by COVID-19 resources in 2020
165
Countries
have accessed our tools
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Highlights

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NPR: Americans with non-life-threatening issues can get hospital-level treatment at home

Dr. David Levine speaks with NPR to discuss the availability and benefits of the home hospital model across the US.

Jan 24 2022
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KHN: A New Paradigm Is Needed: Top Experts Question the Value of Advance Care Planning

Dr. Jo Paladino in Kaiser Health News on the shift from advanced care planning to having conversations with people about making complicated decisions when they become seriously ill.

Jan 6 2022
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JPHMP Direct: Using Human-Centered Design for More Inclusive Maternal Health

Leigh Graham, Amanda DiMeo, and Rose Molina pen a blog in JPHMP Direct to discuss their latest research published in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Jan 6 2022