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Racial/Ethnic Inequities in Pregnancy-Related Social Support: Design Workshops With Community-Based Organizations in Greater Boston

The Delivery Decisions Initiative team published work in Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on using a human-centered design process to assess proposed solutions for gaps in social support services during pregnancy and the first year after childbirth.

Implementation strategies within a complex environment: A qualitative study of a shared decision-making intervention during childbirth

Research from our Delivery Decisions Initiative team published in Birth on shared decision-making and the acceptability and feasibility of TeamBirth.

Supporting the Mental Health of Those on the COVID-19 Frontlines

December 10, 2021 Lisez ceci en français. By Stephanie Schorow for the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative The communication to Ariadne Labs from Nobhojit Roy, Chief of Surgery at BARC Hospital in Mumbai, India, was blunt and heartbreaking:  What would really benefit us is how to cope with burnout and fatigue for my frontline COVID… Continue reading Supporting the Mental Health of Those on the COVID-19 Frontlines

Driving Equity in Serious Illness Care: 2021 Convening Report

In June of 2021 the Serious Illness Care Program convened 35 experts in delivering serious illness care to underserved and marginalized communities with the goal of gaining insights into strategies that drive sustained and equitable improvements in serious illness conversations and care. This report outlines findings and recommendations from the convening.

Right Care, Right Place, Right Time in Maine Report

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.

What Matters to Me Workbook

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.

Video: Introduction to the Atlas Initiative

Learn more about how the Atlas Initiative’s context assessment tools can help your organization implement quality improvement projects.