Healthcare businesses are facing an unprecedented change. It is beginning to become apparent that size really does matter. Healthcare companies must scale or die.
The driver behind this sea change is the need for economies of scale. Without scale healthcare companies will not be able to address the monumental challenges facing the industry. The bottom line is that smaller players face extinction.
So what are the "eight keys to success" of healthcare scalability?
1. Clear Scalability Objectives
2. Clear Scalability Scope
3. Scalability Guiding Principle
4. Scorecard Driven Approach
Understanding of Current & Future Processing Timelines
Model of Current and Future Volumes
Model of Forecasted SLA
6. Scalability Strategies
Strategies for how you scale your existing IT systems
Strategies for how you scale your customer services
Strategies for how do you scale your healthcare services?
8. End 2 End (E2E) testing & Organizational Readiness Testing