How do hospitals’ strategic plans survive a pandemic?

They double down on the planning & execution despite the chaos.

  • Yes, that is way easier to say than to do.
  • It’s hard, and it is worth it.
  • Enter KCG a small boutique consulting firm that delivers results, not studies.

Bring focus and fulfillment to your executive mandates.

Achieving your objectives in such a complex industry will not happen just by writing them down and telling your people to “just do it”. It requires a structured approach based on hard evidence. It takes experienced change management.

Our approach is simple. It is robust.

  • Develop strategies that balance a long-term vision with the agility to adapt to change and the tactical projects to back it up.
  • Integrate strategy across all key stakeholders.
  • Drive performance through a structure that promotes accountability.

Click here to check out this 3-part insight on some best practices in getting operations back to normal after COVID-19.

I believe there is real opportunity for health systems to not just bounce back but to be better than ever. If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us here.

About the Author
Chris Rees

Chris Rees, Principal, joined KCG in the fall of 2020. He has over 20 years of experience driving change within the healthcare industry. His experience as a senior leader and project manager has led to proven results in the effective coordination of highly skilled professionals to meet organizations needs and objectives.

Prior to supporting KCG, Rees served five years as the vice president of transformation for Tidelands Health, a two-hospital community health system on the coast of South Carolina. In this role, Mr. Rees provided support and leadership in the areas of quality, patient safety, performance improvement, service and physician engagement. Prior to joining Tidelands Health, he held numerous leadership roles, including director of quality, at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Rees earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky and master’s degrees in business administration and health services administration at Xavier University in Ohio. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and President Elect of the South Carolina chapter of the ACHE. He is a Six Sigma master black belt and a certified Just Culture champion.