Healthcare organizations live change every day. Change management is an imperative in every campaign, every mission, and every goal.
The stats tell us that our efforts to leverage high-impact HIV prevention in the fight against HIV are working. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says we’ve averted more than 350,000 new HIV infections.
The HIV care continuum or HIV treatment cascade is a generally accepted set of best practices for treating patients with HIV. It is a patient-centered methodology for charting the human effects of the virus by establishing the HIV treatment cascade from diagnosis to the ultimate goal of viral suppression.
Service providers need help too. Nonprofit community service organizations are the providers of our society, offering support and vital service programs to at-risk populations. But nonprofits are facing declining government funding and the challenge of providing programs that are adaptable yet effective.
One of the main reasons why we have made such great strides in the fight against HIV/AIDS in recent years is that there is now a wealth of resources for those on the front lines. Over the past three decades, some organizations have established themselves as key resources for HIV organizations on the front lines.
Agile Change Management Methodology
Traditional change management principles engage a team in a linear process that includes:
Development of a communications plan.
Scheduled activities and deployments.
A method for solving complex problems that focuses on the people who are the most affected by the issue you’re trying to solve for.
Let’s face it: community-based outreach is a vital part of bringing in clients to your HIV and public health programs.
For this installment of C4H Tips, we drew upon inspiration from successful HIV testing programs across the country.
Managers and team leaders have the unenviable position of leading the horse to water and getting it to drink.