Minnesota Hospital Association


Strategic Planning

Hospitals operate in a complex, ever-changing environment that requires transparency and accountability. Developing a solid strategic plan will better position the hospital to deal with the uncertainties and harness future opportunities. The following resources are available to assist you in your strategic planning efforts.

The Board's Role in Strategic Planning” – Building and maintaining focused, accountable and visionary trustee leadership is one of the principal challenges for hospitals in today's turbulent health care environment. Developed by Larry Walker, president of The Walker Company

Naked Reverse: Unexpected Plays for Exceptional Results” – Describes proven strategies for evaluating new venture ideas. By Edward J. O'Connor, Ph.D., C. Marlena Fiol, Ph.D. and Gerry Dewil, University of Colorado-Denver, October 2003.