Having clear objectives and goals is essential to any business success, and healthcare is no different. Without one, the hospital, private practice, nursing home or service providers remain a similar state for years. Change in such cases only comes when there are in a crisis and a failing system of doing things needs revision or changing. Therefore, a strategic plan acts as a roadmap to the future.
Healthcare does not work in a vacuum either; it gets heavily influenced by the government, the private sector, citizens and the people they employ. Technology is equally a major player in shaping the medical industry. With shifts taking place almost daily, a health organization ought to have a series of short and long-term goals that keep them grounded.[Read more…] about Strategic Planning in Healthcare