SCF’s Learning Institute is offering consulting services to other organizations to help them improve their strategic planning processes using lessons learned from SCF’s strategic planning cycle.
Southcentral Foundation’s Introduction to Core Concepts training is a two-day virtual training that is based on SCF’s Core Concepts training, which teaches the communication and relationship-building skills that SCF’s providers use to support customer-owners in their journey toward wellness. SCF surveys participants after each training and uses their feedback to make improvements. Here is some of the feedback we’ve received about Introduction to Core Concepts, as well as some of the improvements we’ve made as a result.
SCF’s vaccination clinic is now vaccinating about 800 people per day, using only SCF’s existing facilities. Following are some key elements of SCF’s vaccination clinic.
Southcentral Foundation is in the process of vaccinating employees and has now rolled out the vaccine for customer-owners as well. In this process, SCF has discovered several elements that have worked well.
In times when things are rapidly changing, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, SCF makes use of a wide variety of tools to communicate critical information to managers in its many different programs. One example of this is an if-then table.
To support care team members in working at the top of their licenses, and to give the Alaska Native community more of a voice in how the organization is run, SCF employs non-clinical workers as clinical managers.
The Team Performance Training is designed to help individuals and teams achieve better team dynamics and performance.
Strategic planning is very important for a wide variety of organizations. Being able to chart the direction for an organization and decide how to allocate resources for the future is a critical component of organizational success. An effective and efficient strategic planning process can help immensely with these issues.
Before, during, and after the transformation, SCF listened to the Alaska Native community and collected their feedback about what they wanted from the health care system, and that feedback formed, and continues to form, the core of all change implemented at SCF.