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Advisory Council October 2015 Meeting Presentation: National Plan and Strategic Planning

Monday, October 26, 2015

National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Diseaseand Strategic Planning at HHS
Evidence * Impact * Priorities

Alignment with the Department’s Priorities

HHS Strategic Plan, FY 2014-2018   National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease
Goal 2: Accelerate Scientific Knowledge and Innovation Goal 1: Prevent and Effectively Treat Alzheimer’s Disease by 2025
Goal 1: Strengthen Health Care Goal 2: Enhance Care Quality and Efficiency
Goal 3: Advance the Health, Safety, and Well-being of the American People Goal 3: Expand Supports for People with Alzheimer’s Disease and their Families
Goal 4: Enhance Public Awareness and Engagement
Goal 4: Ensure Efficiency, Transparency, Accountability, and Effectiveness of HHS Programs Goal 5: Improve Data To Track Progress

Strong Strategic Plans…

Identify the problem What is the problem? What will the problem look like over time? Why is it a problem? Who is affected by this problem?
Identify the evidence   Do you have evidence that your actions will influence your hoped-for outcomes? If not, do you have a plan to evaluate your actions?
Prioritize Which actions will have the greatest impact on your intended outcomes? Which actions can you implement with success?
Implement Do you intend to implement these actions? All of these actions?
Measure progress How will you measure progress? Are there quantitative indicators or qualitative milestones? How will you know you are successful?
Mitigate risks What has the potential of getting in the way of your success? What barriers exist? How can you address these risks?

Strong Implementation Management…

Consistent Coordination A single point of contact is responsible for facilitating plan development, implementation, reporting, and communication.
Realistic Timelines Focus on what can be achieved in 12 months; if longer-term impacts are sought, focus on building the necessary foundation.
Realism about Resources   Funding to support new or accelerated actions; staff capacity and expertise; political will and leadership commitment; partnerships
Regular Reporting Implementation progress is reported on regularly for quick identification of successes to leverage or risks to mitigate

Thank you!