When you’re trying to solve day-to-day issues and increase the intrinsic value of your organization, strategic planning is vital to accomplishing your goals. Join Sarah Pavelka, Program Director at Walden University, for two sessions as she makes strategic planning relevant and easy to understand; while providing methods to assist in solving problems that may exist within your organization. Be ready to develop real strategic plans and be equipped with powerful tools to meet the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
GENERATIVE THINKING FOR STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING
At points in time you may feel that your organization is falling behind in innovation, strategy to meet challenges, lack creativity in new development, or just the need for more time for planning. During this session you will have the opportunity to share with fellow professionals about the future of healthcare and how to plan for the future needs. You will also take away some of the best techniques to put strategic activities on your on-going, “fun list”, without the feeling like it is “just another thing to-do”.
• Develop skills for on-going strategy development and planning activities for your organization
• Discover how to develop techniques for innovative strategies that will help meet the challenges of healthcare delivery
• Share professional insights to the future of healthcare and integrate them into your organizational planning
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm CST
USING ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS OR FAILURE MODE AND EFFECTS ANALYSIS (FMEA)
Using Root Cause Analysis or Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) are powerful tools that can assist with prevention and correction of errors that may appear in your organization. In this session, you will be able to learn simple techniques to uncover problem areas, deal with them effectively, and put tools in place to prevent future problems. These techniques can also be documented in Correction Plans and simply spread to your staff.
• Learn simple techniques for problem solving such as root cause analysis and FMEA
• Uncover how to use these tools in Plan of Correction activities
• Learn how to use the tools effectively in your organization on a day-to-day basis to assist in the prevention of errors