Read article in Health Affairs Ariadne Labs’ March 2017 study analyzes how Costa Rica has built one of the highest functioning primary health care systems in the world. Copyrighted and published by Project HOPE/Health Affairs as: Madeline Pesec, Hannah L. Ratcliffe, Ami Karlage, Lisa R. Hirschhorn, Atul Gawande, and Asaf Bitton “Primary Health Care That… Continue reading Primary Health Care That Works: The Costa Rican Experience
In the January 23, 2017, issue of The New Yorker, in “Tell Me Where It Hurts” (p. 36), Atul Gawande explores the state of health care in America, particularly our emphasis on rescue medicine and neglect of the kind of steady, intimate care over time that often helps people more. Our health-care system was built at a time… Continue reading When Will We Grasp the Power of Incremental Care?
BOSTON, December 14, 2016—A pioneering study of over 22 million hospital admissions found significant variation in health outcomes across the United States. Patients in low-performing hospitals (bottom 10%) are three times more likely to die and 13 times more likely to experience complications than those in high-performing hospitals (top 10%). These are the key findings… Continue reading New research identifies significant variation in health outcomes across hospitals
Members of Ariadne Labs’ Primary Health Care program, Asaf Bitton and Hannah Radcliffe among the authors of this Journal of General Internal Medicine article.
Eight Core Tenets of Primary Health Care Improvement in Middle and High-Income Countries Around the globe, spurred by the WHO’s call to action, a new paradigm for improved health care delivery is gaining momentum. It is called integrated people-centered health services or IPCHS and the goal is to provide the right service to the right… Continue reading Eight Tenets of Primary Health Care Improvement
Dr. Atul Gawande moderated a Presidential Plenary on the future of medicine and health care innovation with President Barack Obama at the White House Frontiers Conference on Oct 13. In his remarks, Dr. Gawande, executive director of Ariadne Labs, spoke of changes needed in the next century of science. “The last century was the century of… Continue reading Watch the video: Atul Gawande leads panel with President Obama on the future of medicine