The Colorado Network of Health Alliances is a statewide network that fosters strategic shared learning, networking, and collaboration among local health efforts across the state. Network members are focused on developing health care leadership for change, increasing access to care in their communities, and strengthening local health care systems by using collaborative strategies that catalyze change
and break down silos. Alliance membership includes a variety of health system and community leaders working across sectors and with local residents. This document provides both an overview of factors that contribute to successful health alliances and lessons learned from alliances at varying stages of collaboration.