Barriers and strategies to align stakeholders in healthcare alliances.

  title={Barriers and strategies to align stakeholders in healthcare alliances.},
  author={Larry R Herald and Jeffrey A Alexander and Jeff Beich and Jessica N Mittler and Jennifer L O'Hora},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  volume={18 6 Suppl},
OBJECTIVE To identify barriers to stakeholder alignment and strategies used by 14 multi-stakeholder alliances participating in the Aligning Forces for Quality initiative to overcome these barriers. STUDY DESIGN The study used a mixed method, comparative case study design. METHODS Alliances were categorized as more or less highly aligned based on an alignment index constructed from survey responses. Six alliances (top and bottom quartile) were selected for more in-depth qualitative analysis… CONTINUE READING