Co-owning and Co-creating Success


Co-owning and Co-creating Success

August 30, 2018  |  Best Practice

1. Invite those who you will affect to join you

Invite the people that are going to be affected by your action/product and allow them to contribute to making a better product/experience.


2. Create an environment of learning and psychological safety

Allow people to embody their perspectives and experiences and challenge the status quo to increase creativity and collaboration.


3. Build lasting trust and relationships

Invest time in understanding other people, their communities, and their situations because trust is a core component of long-term collaboration.


4. Strive for win-win outcomes

Everyone has the ability to be healthy and your efforts should only aim to improve people’s health and wellbeing


To learn more health equity best practices, attend an upcoming CHI educational event.



Grant Hom

Fellow at CHI


Jay Sharma

Analyst at CHI




Joseph Gaspero is the CEO and Co-Founder of CHI. He is a healthcare executive, strategist, and researcher. He co-founded CHI in 2009 to be an independent, objective, and interdisciplinary research and education institute for healthcare. Joseph leads CHI’s research and education initiatives focusing on including patient-driven healthcare, patient engagement, clinical trials, drug pricing, and other pressing healthcare issues. He sets and executes CHI’s strategy, devises marketing tactics, leads fundraising efforts, and manages CHI’s Management team. Joseph is passionate and committed to making healthcare and our world a better place. His leadership stems from a wide array of experiences, including founding and operating several non-profit and for-profit organizations, serving in the U.S. Air Force in support of 2 foreign wars, and deriving expertise from time spent in industries such as healthcare, financial services, and marketing. Joseph’s skills include strategy, management, entrepreneurship, healthcare, clinical trials, diversity & inclusion, life sciences, research, marketing, and finance. He has lived in six countries, traveled to over 30 more, and speaks 3 languages, all which help him view business strategy through the prism of a global, interconnected 21st century. Joseph has a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago. When he’s not immersed in his work at CHI, he spends his time snowboarding backcountry, skydiving, mountain biking, volunteering, engaging in MMA, and rock climbing.