Idaho Hospital Association to Use strategicplanningMD’s Strategic Planning Software to Help Drive Statewide Change

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As one of the first state hospital associations to take advantage of a package of free strategic planning software and consulting services offered by strategicplanningMD, the Idaho Hospital Association will elevate its strategic planning process through the use of Web-based tools, including dashboards, scorecards, and automated email notifications and alerts.

Tolmie will accelerate the growth of strategicplanningMD's strategic planning software and healthcare consulting services.

John Tolmie

We want to help every state hospital association drive excellence through innovation and performance, and we are delighted that the Idaho Hospital Association is our newest client to be working with.

strategicplanningMD, the leading provider of strategic planning software to healthcare organizations, today announced that the Idaho Hospital Association has adopted its Web-based technology platform. The Association is among the first state hospital associations nationwide to take advantage of a bundled strategic planning execution management solution offered by strategicplanningMD.

In an effort to assist hospital associations with managing the myriad issues that comprise the various state healthcare agendas, strategicplanningMD has offered to each association a package of free software and services that, nationally, represent a $2.5 million investment.

“State hospital associations have to address global issues to help their member organizations navigate through this era of healthcare reform,” said John Tolmie, chief operating officer of strategicplanningMD. “By providing technology and services that help drive strategic development and execution, we can continue to make an impact on the future of our country’s healthcare. We want to help every state hospital association drive excellence through innovation and performance, and we are delighted that the Idaho Hospital Association is our newest client to be working with.”

strategicplanningMD’s offer to the state hospital associations include:

  • Free use of StrategyPlanner, a revolutionary Web-based software application that allows organizations to develop, monitor, and execute strategic and operational plans, with a focus on transforming organizational goals into meaningful results.
  • Pro-bono onsite support from a senior level consultant to ensure the creation and implementation of the most viable and actionable strategic plan possible.
  • Free educational seminars and workshops for association members, to share the best-practice Five-Stage Design for Strategic Planning, which is the backbone of StrategyPlanner.
  • Ongoing offsite support to enable the full use of the tools contained in StrategyPlanner and to provide strategic planning guidance.

“Through this system, we will elevate our strategic planning process and provide relevant information and tracking on the myriad of issues, projects, and services we provide,” said IHA President Steve Millard. “The needs of our members are varied, and our goals have always complimented what our members strive for. By utilizing this system, the work we do on a regular basis can be tracked so that we can assure that we are giving members what they want and need.”

About strategicplanningMD

Serving more than 85 clients in 24 states, strategicplanningMD is a healthcare business intelligence company that drives excellence through innovation and performance. Through its suite of Web-based applications and related healthcare consulting services, strategicplanningMD helps organizations transform vision and high-priority goals into meaningful and tangible results. With a focus on enhanced management accountability and timely execution, the company provides unique tools to develop, monitor, and implement a variety of plans. A national thought-leader on healthcare strategy, the company offers free webinars and white papers on its website at


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