Given the level of uncertainty in the healthcare industry and all of the external factors that impact healthcare provider organizations today, strategic planning has become an increasingly complex function. The process is no longer a simple financial forecasting exercise. Instead, it has evolved into a more integrated financial and operational planning activity that touches the entire organization. The process of defining a multi-year financial forecast is now predicated on the modeling of individual business initiatives focused on cost reduction or revenue growth. These slides present four factors vital to establishing more agile strategic planning models. You'll learn techniques to incorporate financial and service line-based analytics to enable efficient ‘what-if’ modeling, scenario analysis and initiative-based modeling and tracking.