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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ABC News: Vaccine mandates work, but rollout will be a bumpy road for employers: Opinion

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub, John Brownstein, Ph.D., and Benjy Renton pen opinion piece for ABC News on employer vaccine mandates.

Sep 21 2021
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REGISTER NOW: Safe Childbirth Checklist Webinar on September 15, 2021

Ensuring a Safe and Successful StartStrategies to Improve Maternal and Newborn Safety and Quality during Childbirth Wednesday, September 15th 9:30am – 11:00am EST The BetterBirth Community of Practice will be hosting a virtual webinar on Wednesday, September 15th from 9:30am to 11:00am EST in celebration of this year’s WHO World Patient Safety Day theme on… Continue reading REGISTER NOW: Safe Childbirth Checklist Webinar on September 15, 2021

Sep 9 2021
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Stanford Medicine: The Importance of Difficult Conversations: Implementing the Serious Illness Care Program

Clinicians at Stanford discuss their experiences with the Serious Illness Care Program and share powerful stories of patient care.

Sep 2 2021