Six Hospital Sites Honored with TeamBirth Recognition for Excellence

TeamBirth is an evidence-based process that uses team huddles and a Shared Planning Tool to improve communication and teamwork during birth and beyond. It has been implemented in more than 130 hospitals around the US and in Sweden.  To be eligible for TeamBirth Recognition, sites must have an existing TeamBirth program, undergo TeamBirth huddle observations… Continue reading Six Hospital Sites Honored with TeamBirth Recognition for Excellence

May 16 2024
Pregnancy-related death, like Tori Bowie’s, is a far too common occurrence among Black women

Ariadne Labs’ TeamBirth project highlighted in STAT News opinion piece written by Omare Jimmerson.

Jun 22 2023
WSHA partners to implement TeamBirth program in all Washington birthing hospitals

The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) is partnering with Ariadne Labs to implement TeamBirth in all 54 birthing hospitals across the state of Washington.

Jun 21 2023
Building Skills and Teamwork for Safe, Dignified Maternity Care in Zanzibar

In May 2023, WAJAMAMA, Zanzibar’s first holistic maternal health clinic, and the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) launched a newly renovated Simulation Lab on the SUZA campus, signaling an important step toward centering respectful maternity care and building concrete nursing and midwifery skills. These partners, in collaboration with Ariadne Labs’ Delivery Decisions Initiative, Laerdal Global… Continue reading Building Skills and Teamwork for Safe, Dignified Maternity Care in Zanzibar

May 31 2023
Cherokee Phoenix: Cherokee Nation implements ‘TeamBirth’ initiative at Hastings Hospital

Coverage of the TeamBirth launch at Hastings Hospital in Cherokee Nation, expanding state-wide implementation in Oklahoma.

Mar 16 2023
Advancing Equity for Birthing Families: A Public Town Hall

Representatives of community members, public sector organizations, and community-based organizations shared their first-hand experiences with inequities in the current system, and their cooperative effort to design an approach of more equitable care.

Oct 7 2022
Misha Severson

Misha Severson is a Registered Nurse and Clinical Implementation Specialist with the Delivery Decisions Initiative, primarily supporting the implementation of TeamBirth across the United States. For 20 years Misha worked as an obstetrical nurse in various inpatient locations across the country and was an inpatient obstetric nurse manager for three years before joining DDI, actively… Continue reading Misha Severson

Spokane Journal: Delivering a new approach at Holy Family

Spokane Journal covers the TeamBirth launch at the Providence hospitals in Washington.

Sep 9 2022
Lynn El Chaer

Lynn El Chaer is a research assistant on the Delivery Decisions Initiative team at Ariadne Labs. In this role,  Lynn supports the research and data for TeamBirth in Oklahoma and Massachusetts, and the design of TeamBrith extensions in prenatal care and the NICU. Previously, Lynn has supported research, quality improvement, and product development for a… Continue reading Lynn El Chaer