This report details findings from a joint research initiative developed by Ariadne Labs and the Schmidt Institute in Bangor, Maine with funding provided by the Maine Health Access Foundation. The research team conducted 46 interviews with frontline medical, dental, nursing, EMS, behavioral health, long term care, tribal health, patient and community groups in Washington County, Maine. Researchers aimed to identify systemic constraints that affected Washington County residents’ ability to access and use health and social services and to understand what factors would have the most impact in removing barriers.
Dr. Mary Brindle speaks with Outpatient Surgery Magazine for a Q&A on her work in Safe Surgery.
Ariadne Labs celebrates Women in Medicine Month
Sarah is a project assistant on both the Primary Health Care and Safe Surgery/Safe Systems teams. In this role, she provides administrative and project support to both teams. She also acts as the primary scheduling contact for the PHC and SS/SS teams. Before joining Ariadne, Sarah interned at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine working on… Continue reading Sarah Payne
Research from the HealthPrism and Safe Surgery/Safe Systems team published in Annals of Surgery Open compares expected versus experienced postoperative health-related quality of life among patients undergoing cancer surgery.
A decade after the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist was introduced, researchers examined its use by surgeons around the world and found most reported it enhanced patient safety.
Support to systems responding to stress.
Filling the communication gap and equipping clinicians and systems with the tools and information to improve safety.