“Dr. Shah, who is also director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Ariadne Labs in Boston, has started looking at unit culture at hospitals around the country. He spearheaded an examination of the views and practices of the directors of labor and delivery wards at 53 hospitals.
“In a paper published in July, the researchers found that hospitals with more “proactive” management cultures—which they defined as following practices designed to anticipate and lessen the severity of challenges before they arise—had higher caesarean rates.”
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