Written by Sabrina Rodak
Strategic plans that align everyone under the same mission, vision and values are critical for hospitals to succeed in today’s challenging healthcare environment. Strategic plans help hospitals prioritize their goals and rally everyone’s efforts toward reaching specific outcomes. Many hospitals, however, fail to create a strong strategic plan that unifies the organization. Akram Boutros, MD, founder and president of BusinessFirst Healthcare Solutions, describes seven common mistakes hospitals make when developing a strategic plan.