Natalie Henrich, PhD, MPH is the Senior Scientist, Science and Technology Platform and Director, Atlas Initiative. In her current role, she works with Ariadne’s project teams to use scientific methods to strengthen the design and measurement of their innovative intervention projects as they progress from initial discovery of solutions through wide-scale spread.
Natalie also leads Ariadne Lab’s Context Assessment for Successful Implementation project, which is focused on assessing implementation context and integrating results into implementation strategies, at scale. Throughout her career she has researched and evaluated health issues and programs focusing on effectiveness, acceptability and feasibility, ethicality, and stakeholder needs. Much of her work has dealt with early stages of implementation addressing factors such as barriers and facilitators to acceptance and use, attitudes towards novel innovations and practices, and how communications can be better aligned with stakeholder needs to increase buy-in and enable informed decision-making. Natalie is the co-author of a book, “Why Humans Cooperate.”
BOSTON, MA – Across the United States, millions of individuals face serious, life-limiting illness like cancer, heart disease and stroke, respiratory disease and diabetes. The final year of life with serious illness can be filled with emotional distress and uncertainty about treatment options. When people with serious illness have conversations with their doctors and nurses… Continue reading New study on Serious Illness Care Program underscores significant benefit of more, better, and earlier conversations between clinicians and patients
Embargoed for release: Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 5:00 PM ET Key takeaway: A study of 53 hospitals found that certain management practices in labor and delivery units were associated with higher rates of cesarean deliveries and complications, independent of women’s health Boston, MA ─ The way certain hospital labor and delivery units are managed may put healthy women… Continue reading Hospital management practices may put women at risk for C-sections, complications during childbirth