The Healthcare Anchor Network (HAN) and HAN member Kaiser Permanente are cited in a Health Affairs article as examples of leadership by using a “both-and” mindset versus an “either-or” approach. The co-authors supported the co-design of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation next-generation leadership program and consulted with more than 230 health system professionals, patient advocates, and patients.
From the Health Affairs article:
Healthcare Anchor Network: Leveraging Formal Power And Informal Influence
One multistakeholder collaboration has seen a sea change in their work by embracing a both-and view. . . . Since its launch in 2016, the HAN team has actively centered the voices of those outside health care—the informal influencers, including community nonprofit leaders, academics, community organizers, and people experiencing economic inequity—to share their experiences, dreams, and frustrations directly with health care leaders.