Future of Care Chat: Episode 12 – Key Measures of Successful Project Management

When it comes to the successful implementation and management of a medical management platform project, there are a lot of elements to consider. We recently sat down with Tracy Styles, Senior Director of Program Management, who walked us through the key considerations, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid. She’ll also share what makes VirtualHealth’s project approach unique.

Check out Future of Care Chat – Episode 12: Key Measures of Successful Project Management below.



Key Considerations of a Medical Management Platform Project

  1. Scope: Ensure all planned work is delivered, meeting defined objectives and requirements. Scope management evaluates changes aligned with project goals.
  2. Time: Complete the project within the planned schedule, meeting deadlines and milestones. Time management involves effective scheduling and monitoring.
  3. Cost: Execute the project within the approved budget, avoiding cost overruns. Cost management optimizes resource utilization.
  4. Quality: Deliver products or results meeting stakeholders’ expectations and quality standards. Quality management ensures deliverables meet requirements.
  5. Stakeholder Satisfaction: Ensure stakeholders are satisfied with project outcomes and performance. Stakeholder management addresses their needs.
  6. Risk Management: Identify, analyze, and manage potential risks to minimize impact on project objectives.

Best Practices With an Implementation Project

  • Define clear objectives
  • Create a detailed plan
  • Allocate resources wisely
  • Establish communication Channels
  • Identify and manage risks
  • Regularly monitor progress
  • Maintain flexibility
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Ensure quality assurance
  • Document everything
  • Manage stakeholder expectations
  • Celebrate achievements
  • Learn from experience

Pitfalls to Avoid During an Implementation Project

  • Unclear objectives
  • Poor planning
  • Inadequate resource allocation
  • Lack of communication
  • Ignoring risks
  • Scope creep
  • Micromanagement
  • Inadequate quality assurance
  • Poor stakeholder management
  • Resistance to change
  • Insufficient documentation
  • Lack of leadership support
  • Overlooking lessons learned

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