Are you part of a small nonprofit organization that needs a strategic plan, but have concerns about the cost of using an onsite consultant?
All organizations need some form of a strategic/business plan, however small nonprofit organizations often lack resources to support onsite consulting services. Fourth Aim Consulting, LLC has developed a Strategic Planning Coaching Program that guides such organizations through the process of using local resources to revise or develop a strategic plan at minimal cost.
Each project is tailored to the individual organization including environmental assessment and impact of local, state, and national change drivers. This a great process to engage board members, organizational leaders, employees, or other stakeholder groups. Simply engage Fourth Aim Consulting and select a local facilitator to start the process.
Fourth Aim Offsite Support Provides
Meeting Facilitation Coaching
Leadership Pre Survey
Planning Meeting Presentation Material
Methods to Maximize Input of Participants
Post Meeting Material Review
Local Organization Provides
Background Material to Fourth Aim Coach
Meeting Facilitator and Scribe
Lead contact for planning meeting logistics support
Meeting space and material to support meeting
Post meeting material for Fourth Aim review and completion.
Available consulting services range from basic group facilitation to formalized agenda driven retreats based on client needs.
Whether the planning effort is for an established or new group, Fourth Aim uses a number of techniques that support systems thinking planning including:
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has put in place structural changes with the expectation to reach new levels of cost effectiveness, quality, and population health, it does not provide the integration of healthcare providers, social organizations, and individual responsibility necessary to transform the current system
In January 2015 the American Hospital Association (AHA) published a guide titled, "Leadership Toolkit for Redefining the H: Engaging Trustees and Communities." The toolkit calls for hospitals and communities to address the need to improve population health.
Fourth Aim provides strategic planning support for organizations that want to meet the challenge identified in the AHA Toolkit.
Healthcare organizations of all sizes are vulnerable in this environment, however small rural facilities more so due to a lack of understanding of the role these facilities play in the healthcare system including the quality of delivered care, impact of holding down per capita cost, and ability to address population health concerns.
Fourth Aim provides a unique depth of understanding of the dynamics of these changes and how organizations need to react to and progressively plan for future systems of care.
Strategic Planning Coaching Program.