Despite differences in culture, US and India fall short in childbirth in similar ways

By Dr. Neel Shah, Director of Ariadne Labs Deliver Decisions Initiative After eight years of practicing obstetrics and researching childbirth in the United States, I know as well as anyone that the American maternal health system could be better. Our way of childbirth is the costliest in the world. Our health outcomes, from mortality rates to […]


Data providing important insights into strengths and weaknesses of primary health care

Primary health care is one of the most cost-effective ways to equitably reduce morbidity and mortality and improve population health One of the most important but most neglected systems required for meeting people’s health needs is primary health care. The Ariadne Labs primary health care research team is working around the world to understand what […]


Read Dr. Atul Gawande’s testimony before U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on serious illness

  Ariadne Labs Executive Director Dr. Atul Gawande testified on June 23 before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on how we, as a nation, can improve care for individuals with serious illness. The hearing, “The Right Care at the Right Time: Ensuring Person-Centered Care for Individuals with Serious Illness.” was led by Committee Chair […]