Strategic Planning

CHC Consulting facilitates a planning retreat with key stakeholders to create a clear future vision for the hospital and develops an action plan to achieve that vision. During the retreat, strategic initiatives are defined that create a framework for the action plan.

Benefits

The planning process starts with a presentation of internal and external environment data to encourage strategic thinking.


The process includes identifying key tactics, measurements and accountable parties for each strategic initiative along with specific action plans with timelines and accountability to realize implementation.


CHC supports the presentation of the strategic initiatives to the hospital board and other key stakeholders.


Hospitals with a clear vision for their future and a tactical plan to achieve that vision demonstrate stronger performance than those that do not.

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“To make the strategic planning process more effective and relevant to your hospital’s daily operations, start by assembling stakeholders to create a clear vision for the future.”

~Cindy Matthews, CHC Executive Vice President

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Hospital Business Planning Best Practices

Vital to an organization’s future, a business plan is a framework outlining the steps for financial and operational success. For many hospitals, this process has occurred at five-year intervals tied to strategic planning efforts. However, in today’s healthcare environment marked by ongoing industry, reimbursement, and market shifts, development of an annual business plan offers leaders a greater measure of security and flexibility to manage change.

Best practices for your hospital’s business planning include:

Align business planning efforts with strategic initiatives

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