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.
President Biden has nominated Ariadne Labs’ founder and Chair, Atul Gawande, MD, MPH to serve as Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Global Health at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). USAID leads the country’s international development and disaster assistance through partnerships and investments that save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people emerge from humanitarian crises and progress beyond assistance.
An assessment of the current use of the Safe Childbirth Checklist found that it had been widely adopted and adapted to local contexts.
A study of the TeamBirth model, created to enhance the safety and dignity of childbirth care, found it improved communication and teamwork between clinicians and patients.
July 7, 2021 Ariadne Labs is pleased to announce Namita Seth Mohta, MD, as the new director of the Serious Illness Care Program, following a national search. As director, Dr. Mohta will lead the staff and faculty of the Serious Illness Care Program, establish programmatic vision and strategy, and sustain and expand the program’s portfolio… Continue reading Namita Seth Mohta, MD, to Lead Ariadne Labs Serious Illness Care Program
Incorporating genetic sequencing into cancer screenings could facilitate early cancer detection.
June 16, 2021 Loneliness can’t be diagnosed with a simple blood test or quick exam. Yet research shows that loneliness is as bad for our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Loneliness can increase the risk of premature death, heart disease, dementia, mental health issues and health care costs, according to the National Academies… Continue reading Ariadne Labs and NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene team up to study and mitigate loneliness
Free, public tool identifies COVID-19 “vaccine deserts” and helps public health leaders plan for how to equitably deliver the vaccine to the remaining U.S. population lacking access. Vaccine Equity Planner identifies more than 2,000+ primary care sites that are not yet offering vaccines that are located in vaccine deserts. BOSTON, June 9, 2021 — Today,… Continue reading Vaccine Equity Planner Launched by Ariadne Labs and Boston Children’s Hospital
PACT aims to improve implementation of Communication and Resolution Programs to compassionately respond to harm events June 8, 2021 – Ariadne Labs, in partnership with the Collaborative for Accountability and Improvement (CAI), and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) today announced the launch of the PACT Collaborative: Pathway to Accountability, Compassion, and Transparency, a Breakthrough… Continue reading The Nation’s Leaders in Healthcare Communication and Resolution Programs Launch PACT: Pathway to Accountability, Compassion, and Transparency, a Breakthrough Series Collaborative