Just two weeks ago in the beautiful setting of Santa Fe, New Mexico, we met for our annual board retreat. The retreat included HealthInsight's four boards, senior staff, and the invited boards of three other health improvement organizations whom we count as partners. We came to learn, to share, to envision and to consider new plans and approaches.
Over the course of two days of meetings, something special and significant seemed to happen. Perhaps the best way to characterize the outcome of the retreat is that this group of almost 100 leaders-already highly engaged and committed to achieving better health outcomes for our communities-became even more committed; even more motivated to fully realize transformational change. The level of rapport and engagement was palpable and energizing!