Strategy 101: Key Questions in the Era of Health Reform
Healthcare reform will challenge everyone in the healthcare ecosystem to evaluate their short and long term strategies. Doing nothing is not an option. But where do you begin? This course is a great starting point. It covers the basic elements of a sound strategy. Why you need to define your Mission, Vision, and Values; and how to understand market forces, key influencers, and their impact on your organization’s evolving role and future success.
Presenter: Virginia Tyler, FACHE
The Camden Group
In this course, strategy is defined and the challenges facing everyone in the healthcare continuum of care are identified. What are the right questions to ask? How can your organization understand the future influences and trends of the market in order to develop a strategy that integrates care across the continuum, while balancing cost and quality?
Time to view this course is 41 minutes.
Course Learning Objectives
In this course you will learn:
- The basic definition of a strategy and its elements
- The key drivers behind a sound strategy
- The key influencers on healthcare strategy today
- The key elements of payment reform and their effect on healthcare strategy
- The external influencers to consider
- A series of guiding principles to consider
Time to complete this course is approximately 94 minutes.
Presenter: Virginia Tyler, FACHE
Ms. Tyler is a vice president with The Camden Group and has more than 20 years of professional experience in the healthcare industry. She specializes in strategic planning and program development, mergers, service line planning, ACO, and clinical integration strategy, as well as capital project validations and ambulatory services strategy. She also has significant experience as a facilitator working on organizational development issues with senior management teams.
Prior to joining The Camden Group, Ms. Tyler served as president of Tyler Consulting, Inc., a national healthcare consulting firm, providing advisory services to hospitals and healthcare-related organizations. There, her areas of focus included board development, acute care strategic planning, provider network development, organizational consolidations, ACOs, American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet designation, and foundations.
Ms. Tyler also previously served as associate director for Navigant Consulting, where she focused specifically on consolidation and mergers of academic medical centers, and Catholic hospital systems, as well as strategic advisory to health-related not-for-profits.
Ms. Tyler has also served as vice president, strategic planning and business development at Thompson Health in Canandaigua, New York. There, she oversaw all strategic planning, corporate communications, and managed care functions for this community health system consisting of seven corporations. She simultaneously functioned as chief administrator to two related entities.
Developing Organization: The Camden Group
The Camden Group provides strategic advisory services to hospitals, health systems, medical groups and payers throughout the United States. With over 1,000 clients in 48 states, The Camden Group is a leader in planning, finance and operations consulting services.