ASHRM 2016-2018 Strategic Plan

ASHRM members entrust ASHRM leadership to guide the society’s activities, and ensure they align with ASHRM’s Vision and Mission. To meet that responsibility, ASHRM’s Board of Directors periodically revisits ASHRM’s road map to ensure it continues to advance safe and trusted health care. Through careful analysis of industry trends, membership needs and shifts in the HRM profession, the ASHRM Board of Directors has developed the ASHRM 2016-2018 Strategic Plan which includes an updated Vision and Mission, and revised Goals.

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ASHRM is the leader in advancing safe and trusted health care through enterprise risk management.

To advance patient safety, reduce uncertainty and maximize value through management of risks across the health care enterprise.

ASHRM has identified four initiatives and subsequent goals that will serve as a guide for its leaders, staff and members. These goals will assist ASHRM in reaching its full potential in bringing health care risk management and patient safety to the forefront of the health care community, assuring safe and trusted health care for everyone. The initiatives and goals include:

Enterprise Risk Management
Goal: Facilitate effective decision making in the health care industry through the application of enterprise risk management.

Patient Safety
Goal: Advance patient safety using risk management principles.

Goal: Be recognized as an influential leader in health care enterprise risk management.

Governance & Operations
Goal: Have an effective governance and operational infrastructure to ensure necessary resources for execution of its strategic plan.

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