Research, Tools, and Guides
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.
Developed in collaboration with The Conversation Project, the What Matters to Me Workbook is designed to help people with a serious illness get ready to talk to their health care team about what is most important to them.
Developed in collaboration with The Conversation Project, the What Matters to Me Workbook is designed to help people with a serious illness get ready to talk to their health care team (doctor, nurse, social worker, etc.) about what is most important to them.
Learn more about how the Atlas Initiative’s context assessment tools can help your organization implement quality improvement projects.
New digital report shares insights from the process of creating the first 23 Vital Signs Profiles – PHCPI’s signature measurement tool – and set the scene for the next chapter of PHCPI’s work.
Study that measured person-centeredness in Ghana’s health system underscores the importance of experiential quality in determining patient satisfaction and outcomes.