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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Vaccine Equity Planner Launched by Ariadne Labs and Boston Children’s Hospital

Free, public tool identifies COVID-19 “vaccine deserts” and helps public health leaders plan for how to equitably deliver the vaccine to the remaining U.S. population lacking access. Vaccine Equity Planner identifies more than 2,000+ primary care sites that are not yet offering vaccines that are located in vaccine deserts. BOSTON, June 9, 2021 — Today,… Continue reading Vaccine Equity Planner Launched by Ariadne Labs and Boston Children’s Hospital

Jun 9 2021
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Ariadne Labs and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene team up to study and mitigate loneliness

June 16, 2021 Loneliness can’t be diagnosed with a simple blood test or quick exam. Yet research shows that loneliness is as bad for our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Loneliness can increase the risk of premature death, heart disease, dementia, mental health issues and health care costs, according to the National Academies… Continue reading Ariadne Labs and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene team up to study and mitigate loneliness

Jun 16 2021
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Namita Seth Mohta, MD, to Lead Ariadne Labs Serious Illness Care Program

July 7, 2021 Ariadne Labs is pleased to announce Namita Seth Mohta, MD, as the new director of the Serious Illness Care Program, following a national search. As director, Dr. Mohta will lead the staff and faculty of the Serious Illness Care Program, establish programmatic vision and strategy, and sustain and expand the program’s portfolio… Continue reading Namita Seth Mohta, MD, to Lead Ariadne Labs Serious Illness Care Program

Jul 7 2021