Illustrative image Four overlapping circles and their intersections show how spanning boundaries affects health

The mission of the PHAB initiative is to advance the knowledge and practice of boundary-spanning activities that enable health. PHAB focuses particularly on promoting understanding at the boundaries between:

  • individuals and families
  • primary health care
  • health care system
  • communities

The boundaries relate to:

  • personalized health care
  • healing environments
  • responsible, evolvable organizations
  • healthy environments
  • other frontiers