What is PHAB?

Personalized Health Care

A relationship between a clinician and care team with the individual and family that includes:

  • accessibility as the first contact with the health care system;
  • a comprehensive whole-person approach;
  • coordination of care across setting and integration of care of acute and chronic illnesses, mental health and prevention
  • a sustained partnership over time.

To learn more, please peruse our Personalized Health Care links or read the latest Personalized Health Care stories.

Healing Environments

Restorative settings and conditions, such as: 

  • trustworthy, invested interpersonal and inter-organizational relationships
  • situations that enable a balance of action and reflection
  • physical space that provides access to nature, light, privacy or positive sensory experience
  • meaningful work or activity

To learn more, please peruse our healing environments links or read the latest healing environments stories.

Responsible, Sustainable Organizations

Organizations that enable health by:

  • following sound environmental procedures;
  • operating with integrity;
  • being accountable to employees, customers, vendors and the communities in which they operate;
  • recognizing the impact of their actions on the physical; emotional and social wellbeing of individuals and communities;
  • developing to meet emerging needs and conditions;

To learn more, please peruse our Responsible, Evolvable Organizations links or read the latest Responsible, Evolvable Organizations stories.

Healthy Environments

Physical and social surroundings that foster health, such as: 

  • clean air, water and sanitation; 
  • affordable, accessible, nutritious food, especially fruits and vegetables; 
  • safe, affordable, comfortable and pest-free housing; safe, spacious areas for walking; 
  • crime-free neighborhoods and violence-free homes; 
  • economic opportunities; 
  • affordable and available education.

To learn more, please peruse our Healthy Environments links or read the latest Healthy Environments stories.

Other Frontiers

Other Frontiers - work that crosses:

  • disciplines
  • cultures
  • markets
  • peoples
  • ideologies

To learn more, please peruse our Other Frontiers links or read the latest Other Frontiers stories.