Ariadne Labs has partnered with the Harvard Medical School student group, HMS COVID-19 Student Response Team, to develop and disseminate evidence-based, practical community guidance to help the general public protect...
The COVID-19 pandemic poses particular risks for adults over the age of 65 and those with pre-existing health risks. Disproportionately at risk for morbidity and mortality from the virus, much of this population may also be challenged by social isolation, loneliness, and the lack of support and resources.
Ariadne is focusing on identifying structured supports for these communities.
Our work includes developing evidence-based guidelines and tools to enhance care and wellbeing for older populations, and creating tools to promote conversations among patients with serious illness and their clinicians about goals and wishes for medical treatment.
(Updated June 9, 2020 with Long-Term Care Resources) Conversations between patients and clinicians about what matters most lead to higher quality care and improved quality of life for patients and those who care for...
Ariadne Labs and Amplifire Develop Online Training on Serious Illness Care Program COVID-19 Resources
September 3, 2020 – Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Amplifire, an innovative knowledge engineering and...
STAT: An experiment in end-of-life care: Tapping AI’s cold calculus to nudge the most human of conversations
Dr. Justin Sanders comments on the use of AI in caring for seriously ill patients.
Dr. Daniela Lamas shares her story with Stories Behind the Mask
Press Release: New Partnership with Harvard Medical Students on COVID-19 Guidelines for Everyday Activities
Safe Grocery Shopping Checklist offers guidance to ensure safety before, during and after trips to the grocery store
Massachusetts Coalition for Serious Illness Care founded in 2016 by Ariadne Labs pens op-ed on serious illness conversations in the time of COVID-19.
An article on end-of-life planning details the COVID-19 guide, recently released by Ariadne Labs and The Conversation Project, which includes action items to do right now to be prepared.
GeriPal: The State of COVID19 in Boston: Podcast with Zara Cooper, Rachelle Bernacki, and Ricky Leiter
Rachelle Bernacki speaks to the GeriPal podcast about the state of COVID-19 at the Brigham and Women's hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston.
Physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital wrote on the need for serious illness conversations, citing resources from Ariadne Labs.
Op-ed by Jeffrey Millstein, a primary care physician on the need for serious illness care conversations, with a link to resources from Ariadne's Serious Illness Care Program.
Boston Globe: ICU doctor shares heartbreaking impact of hospital visitor bans as coronavirus spreads
Dr. Daniela J. Lamas is interviewed about her heartbreaking experiences in the ICU of Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Asaf Bitton discusses the importance of a comprehensive approach to address the disproportionate effects that safety measures have on those who may be more vulnerable and isolated.