Susan Haas, MD, MSc, is a member of the Core Faculty in the Safe Surgery Safe Systems Program and Project Lead for Physician Onboarding Research. Her work at Ariadne has focused on reducing risks to patient safety which result from health system expansion. A recent focus has been on improvements in physician onboarding to new hospitals or new roles, such as during redeployment for Covid-19 care. She led development of new tools to aid leaders and front-line clinicians focus on the most critical needs of system integration. She is currently leading research on optimizing essential health care services in rural communities.
An obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Haas brings long experience in health system affiliation from her time as chief of Ob/Gyn at Atrius Health and CMO of Boston Medical Center. Dr. Haas’ nonclinical work has focused on physician leadership, quality improvement, patient safety, practice variation, and systems engineering in healthcare.
When not at Ariadne Labs, she serves as Medical Subject Matter Expert for the Open Health Solutions division at MITRE Corp.
The United States is experiencing rapid growth in health care from mergers, acquisitions and affiliations. Changing health care markets and new payment models have led systems to make these broad, institutional changes to improve operational and financial stability. On September 27, 2018, at 2 p.m., Ariadne Labs researcher Dr. Susan Haas will co-lead a webinar… Continue reading Upcoming Webinar Spotlights Ariadne Labs Research on Health Care Expansion
For Immediate Release: April 6, 2018 BOSTON – Health system mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations can expose patients to significant, unintended harm if clinical leaders do not adequately plan for and manage safety risks. To address this largely unrecognized issue, Ariadne Labs and CRICO/Risk Management Foundation of the Harvard Medical Institutions today released a new set… Continue reading New tools aim to protect patient safety during health system mergers and acquisitions