How do we cope with growing pains?
A billion-dollar non-profit healthcare system engaged FutureSense to improve organizational strategy and effectiveness. The organization had a strong management team with a successful track record. Over time, the team had become over-extended and recognized that the “wheels were beginning to wobble.” The time had come for the organization to make the transition from a large independent hospital to mature health system.
New growth opportunities existed in the field, but they required more than just opportunism. These prospects necessitated proactive identification, accelerated decision-making and effective execution. With this transformation on the horizon, FutureSense, the CEO, and leadership team worked together to:
• Distill the organization into core functional areas;
• Create new roles and responsibilities to streamline decision-making, break down the silos, and ensure proper accountability; and
• Institute a formal process for vetting, approving, and acting on new ideas.
The Board’s approval and preliminary response were overwhelmingly positive. With help from the FutureSense team, the client swiftly implemented all changes.