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Study Shows Additional Benefit of Serious Illness Care Program: Decreased Health Care Costs

Ariadne Labs’ Serious Illness Care Program and its key component, the Serious Illness Conversation Guide, have been shown to decrease emotional distress, depression, and uncertainty about treatment options in patients facing a life-threatening illness. Studies have also shown that implementation of the program leads to more, better, and earlier conversations, and more easily locatable documentation… Continue reading Study Shows Additional Benefit of Serious Illness Care Program: Decreased Health Care Costs

A Nursing Home: Lessons from the Greenhouse Model of Care

By Noah Nunnelly *Names and details have been changed to protect privacy. Mary* (not her real name) has been working at a nursing home as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) for many years; she cares deeply for her patients, takes pride in her facility, and does hard work. Sometimes, her shift will last 16 hours.… Continue reading A Nursing Home: Lessons from the Greenhouse Model of Care

An Interview with OB/GYN Fouzia Khan

What is your professional background? I am currently working as an obstetrician and gynecologist in a secondary care hospital in Pakistan. My hospital is affiliated with the government of Punjab, which is one of the four provinces in Pakistan. In Pakistan, the health system has three layers. Basic Health Units and Rural Health centres, then… Continue reading An Interview with OB/GYN Fouzia Khan

An Interview with Nurse Practitioner Gina Ferrari

What’s your professional background? I’m a nurse practitioner. I work as a research fellow in global health equity and type I diabetes with Partners in Health (PIH) in the Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) Synergies Team. Over the past year, I have worked at PIH sites in Malawi and Rwanda collaborating with local NCD teams to manage… Continue reading An Interview with Nurse Practitioner Gina Ferrari