No project should be launched without understanding the ultimate objective of the effort. In this video, Bob McGannon explores a number of goals that you'll want to consider and discuss with your healthcare project sponsors beyond "finishing the project." These include minimizing facility disruption, taking a slow approach but delivering quickly, and managing physical space constraints. You will learn to begin with the end in mind; but be careful of the path you take.
- Begin with the end in mind.…The business world repeats this mantra all the time…and appropriately so.…No project in any industry should be launched…without understanding the ultimate objective.…Certainly, if you're involved in a project…to build a hospital, the goal is to have the hospital…serve patients and become a valued asset in your community.…However, the goals to consider for your healthcare project…may not be that clear cut.…In fact, a number of considerations…should be evaluated for your healthcare project,…especially if you're performing improvements…and modifications to existing medical facilities.…
Other than finishing the project,…there are a number of goals you want to consider…and discuss with your project sponsors.…The first is minimizing disruption.…If you're managing a project in other industry areas,…maximizing the efficiency of project team members…is typically very important.…Although desirable, that may not be the most critical item…in a healthcare project.…Minimizing disruption to medical facilities…
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- Managing healthcare project stakeholders
- Dealing with regulatory constraints
- Establishing milestones
- Assessing project risks
- Executing your healthcare project