Strategic Planning Sessions

Strategic Planning Session Abstracts

Strategic Planning 101: Back to Basics
Friday, March 5, 2004, 10:30 – 11:45 am
Speaker: Susan DiPersio Albano, MBA

Learn how to develop new tools that can be immediately applied to position your program or institution in the competitive healthcare market. Scenario planning andsample business plans will be presented. Attend this session for a detailed review of the strategic planning process and the relevance of strategic planning in today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.

Strategic Planning: An Organizational Culture
Friday, March 5, 2004, 1:00 – 2:15 pm
Speaker: Sara J. Smith, RRT,BS,MHA

Learn how a small community hospital invested in strategic planning and created a successful Heart, Lung & Vascular Center. Review how to apply the tools of strategic planning and adapt them to your organization. From physician “buy-in” to succeeding on the bottom line,strategic planning works. It can’t sit on a shelf! See how an organizational culture of “Planning your work, and working your plan” can make a difference.

The Power of Data Integration
Friday, March 5, 2003, 2:45 – 4:00 pm
Speakers: Pam Goepfarth, RN,CCRN,RCIS,MEd
                Mark Kresse, PT

Sponsored by LUMEDX Corporation

Imagine you attended a major Cardiovascular Conference and a third party reports your PCI mortality rate at 100x the national average. Is that correct? Do you even know? This happened to Saint Vincent physicians in 1995 and began our quest for accurate, real-time information. Learn how the Saint Vincent Heart Center, Erie, PA, has developed the power to integrate raw data into actionable information that improved quality, managed costs, enhanced revenue and maximized return on investment. Saint Vincent was recognized as Pennsylvania’s #1 cardiac program by HealthGrades in 2003.

Building a Heart Center: Turning Strategic Planning into Reality
Saturday, March 6, 2002, 8:30 – 9:45 am
Speaker:: Linda Larin, CHE,MBA

Strategic planning makes sense theoretically. But how does one apply strategic planning principles to turn a project from vision to reality? What are the critical steps necessary to demonstrate to executive leadership that a “center” is a good investment for your institution? Learn the “how-to’s” to understand the key components of acompelling strategic plan, organize the programming effort for a new facility, plan the operations for successful implementation, and understand the critical success factors to evaluate your efforts.

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