The way we deliver healthcare services has evolved dramatically over the years. The development of Barwon Health's next strategic plan allows an opportunity to consider where we are on the path of evolution and where we want to get to. Basically, where are we going and how do we get there?
The 2015-2020 Strategic Plan has been devleoped and can be viewed here.
Stages of the Strategic Plan development process:
Setting the direction
This is where we best predict what might change in the community and the health industry over the next five years.
Vision, mission & values
The Barwon Health Board consider the issues & opportunities we face and sets the vision, mission & values for the next five years.
Pillars & strategies
Executive, managers and consumer representatives identify the priority strategies to achieve the vision and group them into the pillars of the plan.
Each program develops initiatives for each strategy and a plan for the resources needed. Initiatives are linked up across the organisation into goals.
Planning for the first year
This final phase started merges with the annual business planning process. Managers developed unit business plans detailing local objectives and actions, and where resources will be focused to accomplish each action in a timely manner.