Rethinking Value: Perspectives on the Benefits of Cross-Sector Collaboratives Serving Populations with Complex Health and Social Needs
This brief explores how different organizations and community members define and measure the value of cross-sector collaboration by convening key informant focus groups with organizations and also with affiliated community members involved in cross-sector efforts.
These conversations led to the identification of four underlying dimensions that contribute to participants’ understanding of “value:”
- intrinsic benefits,
- community engagement,
- outcomes, and
- sustainable system-level change