Aubrey Samost-Williams, MD, MS is an anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and a Safe Surgery/Safe Systems Fellow at Ariadne Labs. Her research at Ariadne primarily involves designing and implementing interventions to promote teamwork and communication in the perioperative space on projects using video-based simulations, educational interventions, and communication-focused checklist designs. She received her BS in… Continue reading Aubrey Samost-Williams
By Anupama Murthy, MD; Mary Brindle, MD, MPH; Alex B. Haynes, MD, MPH; and George Molina, MD, MPH Twelve years ago, the World Health Organization’s Surgical Safety Checklist was introduced in a publication in The New England Journal of Medicine, sparking a worldwide movement to improve the culture of surgical safety. A major study in Scotland subsequently indicated that the use… Continue reading Improving the Implementation of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist
Stefanie Soelling is a general surgery resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a SafeSurgery/Safe Systems Fellow at Ariadne Labs. Her work at Ariadne is focused on performanceimprovement of technical, nontechnical, and teaching skills through surgical coaching andevaluation, as well as healthcare implementation science.Stefanie studied Biology of Global Health at Georgetown University, where she also… Continue reading Stefanie Soelling
Max Sebastian Riley, MD, is a General Surgery resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Safe Surgery/Safe Systems Fellow at Ariadne Labs. His research at Ariadne primarily involves using innovative technology to assess and improve operative team performance, decision-making, and other nontechnical skills. Max received his BA in the Biological Basis of Behavior from… Continue reading Max Sebastian Riley
Resources to help health systems and providers navigate the impact of COVID-19 to ensure the safety of patients and the health care workforce.
By James C. Etheridge, MD, and Christy E. Cauley, MD, MPH The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to worsen existing disparities in the delivery of surgical care. Millions of elective operations have been postponed or cancelled as resources are taxed and safety concerns mount.¹ This unprecedented backlog of operations has forced surgeons, hospitals, and healthcare systems to… Continue reading Addressing disparities in surgical care during COVID-19: Zara Cooper discusses the Equity Dashboard at Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Ariadne Labs and Lifebox on adapting the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist during COVID-19.
This toolkit can can support leaders
developing or strengthening a rapid onboarding program in departments or hospitals.
How Ariadne Labs developed a framework to support system leaders as they implement rapid onboarding programs.