When developing customized growth or turnaround strategies for our clients, we undertake a proven five-step process that results in an actionable plan for achieving your desired results:

  1. Understand your objectives and concerns
  2. Review data sufficient to understand historical performance
  3. Get to know the markets via in-depth interviews and focused discussions – always with physicians, sometimes with consumers, employers and/or payers
  4. Craft an actionable plan for achieving the desired results and tweak the plan to ensure it can be executed within your culture and market
  5. Hardwire execution with measurements, accountabilities and timetables.

“You get a measurable outcome from your investment in HealthBlitz. They produce a quality product, and have been a tremendous asset to our system for many years. Their industry knowledge is unsurpassed.”


Case Study: Mercy Health

Mercy Health Northern Market, a member of Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio, is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in Northwest Ohio.

Cardiovascular services are critical to Mercy Health Northern Market’s financial performance and the system is intent upon maintaining and growing its cardiovascular market share in an increasingly competitive northwestern Ohio market.

Mercy Health Northern Market engaged HealthBlitz to:

  • Recapture and grow cardiovascular market share
  • Develop a stronger regional strategy
  • Improve collaboration with cardiovascular physicians
  • Attract and satisfy referring physicians
  • Attract new patients to the cardiovascular service line and the system

After developing a cardiovascular growth plan for the region, HealthBlitz was asked to assist with implementation of same during a multi-year growth advisory period. To date, key accomplishments have included:

  • Achieved both market share and volume CV growth after several years of declines
  • Sustained CV-focused outreach to 300+ area PCPS
  • Sustained CV Growth Team meetings with CV Physicians and leadership
  • Expanded STEMI and open heart services to an additional hospital
  • Launched an additional cardiac rehab program
  • Facilitated the business plan for a new lung cancer screening program/lung nodule monitoring program
  • Provided environmental analysis to support launch of a new Valve Center (TAVR, Mitral Valve Clipping)
  • Helped plan the first annual CV Symposium for the PCPS, attracting over 140 health professionals

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