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Improving Childbirth Quality in India: An Evaluation of the Manyata Program 

Ariadne Labs’ BetterBirth team, in collaboration with Jhpiego India, found that Manyata significantly improves clinicians’ knowledge, skills, and adherence to clinical standards in private facilities While India has made remarkable progress in public health, the country has some of the world’s highest numbers of maternal deaths. Many Indian families seek out private hospitals or facilities… Continue reading Improving Childbirth Quality in India: An Evaluation of the Manyata Program 

Apr 26 2023
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The Future of Public Health and Health Care

In the first of a series of events to mark Ariadne Labs’ ten-year anniversary, Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH, the labs’ Executive Director, led a discussion on April 5, 2023, about the future of public health and health care with Michelle A. Williams, SM, ScD, Dean of the Faculty of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public… Continue reading The Future of Public Health and Health Care

Apr 24 2023
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Five Questions with Nic Encina: Working Upstream or Downstream

In our Five-Question series, we highlight the staff and faculty behind the compelling work at Ariadne Labs. Upstream or downstream? That has long been a career question for Nic Encina, MS, MS, MBA, now Director of Strategy of the Precision Population Health initiative at Ariadne Labs.  In the medical and health world “upstream” is often… Continue reading Five Questions with Nic Encina: Working Upstream or Downstream

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Why are Americans Dying Sooner?

Why has life expectancy declined in the United States – one of richest countries in the world? Ariadne Labs Executive Director Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH, and Michelle Williams, SM, ScD, Dean of the Faculty of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, sat down with Washington Post reporter Frances Stead Sellers for an April 10th… Continue reading Why are Americans Dying Sooner?

Apr 20 2023
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WP Live Explaining America: Declining life expectancy in the U.S.

Dr. Asaf Bitton and Dean Michelle Williams join “Explaining America” to discuss the current state of health care in the United States and strategies for improving care.

Apr 11 2023
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Ariadne Labs Workshop Challenges Participants to Use Human-Centered Design to Solve a Public Health Issue 

How do you solve a problem like loneliness from a public health perspective? The students participating in an Ariadne Labs-sponsored, human-centered design workshop pondered that question. Research shows that loneliness is as bad for our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. But what can we do about it? Participants in the Feb. 24th workshop… Continue reading Ariadne Labs Workshop Challenges Participants to Use Human-Centered Design to Solve a Public Health Issue 

Apr 10 2023
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Five Questions with Katherine Semrau: Seeing Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health from All Angles

In our Five-Question Feature to mark the 10-year anniversary of Ariadne Labs, we highlight the staff and faculty behind the lab’s compelling work.  Katherine Semrau, PhD, MPH, director of the BetterBirth Program at Ariadne Labs, has more than  20 years of experience in the fields of maternal, newborn, and child health and epidemiology, including significant… Continue reading Five Questions with Katherine Semrau: Seeing Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health from All Angles

Mar 22 2023
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New York Times: The Aftermath of a Pandemic Requires as Much Focus as the Start

Dr. Atul Gawande pens an essay published in the New York Times on the aftermath of the pandemic and the need to reorient our health systems toward primary care.

Mar 17 2023
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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
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Ariadne Labs Launches Behavioral Health Home Hospital Feasibility Initiative

The U.S. behavioral health care system is facing a capacity crisis. The country currently has 13% fewer state psychiatric beds than it did in 2010; in Massachusetts alone, more than 700 patients await inpatient psychiatric care every day. Many patients wait for psychiatric care in the emergency department, sometimes for days, delaying their treatment and… Continue reading Ariadne Labs Launches Behavioral Health Home Hospital Feasibility Initiative

Mar 14 2023