Research, Tools, and Guides
Ambulatory safety nets help provide a safeguard against delays and errors in cancer diagnosis by allowing health systems to efficiently identify patients in need of follow up after receiving abnormal screening results. Ariadne Labs and CRICO convened a working group to develop recommendations on how health systems can effectively implement these life-saving programs in the context of colorectal cancer screening. The recommendations included in this guide are a starting point for successful implementation and will need to be adapted to the unique context of each organization to support its strategic goals.
The Executive Summary details study findings for infants from birth to one year. It outlines key actions for an evidence-based approach to improve growth, survival, and development outcomes for these infants, with a focus on early identification of the highest risk infants to allow for early intervention.
Published in the Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine, the Serious Illness Care Program is implemented and tested for impact in hospital medical wards.
The Delivery Decisions Initiative publishes on the feasibility, acceptability, and safety of the TeamBirth care process in Birth.
Exemplars in Global Health talk with Hannah Ratcliffe, Ariadne Labs’ former associate director of research for PHC, and Dr. Madeline Pesec, a PHC research assistant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, about their research on the Costa Rican system and what lessons it could hold for other countries.
Commentary from the BetterBirth team published in Lancet Global Health on how the Checklist is most effective when implemented as part of a larger quality improvement initiative and calls for more research.
Published in BMJ Open the BetterBirth team aimed to assess time use and the specific time requirements to incorporate the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist into clinical practice
Published in the Journal of Global Health Reports, the BetterBirth team shares important insights about how to adapt, implement, evaluate, and sustain use of the Checklist.
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.