The Future Role of the Strategist: Implications and Skills of Bridging Worlds


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The future belongs to those who are able to discover, plan for, communicate and adapt to the evolving health care landscape. As a health care strategist, how do you add greater value to your organization, broaden the impact of your role, and help shape the future of our field? Bridging Worlds: The Future Role of the Health Care Strategist helps strategy professionals successfully navigate their organizations through turbulent times with the specific toolkit of attributes and skills necessary for future success.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand some of the new concepts included in the second edition of Bridging Worlds, released in 2017
  • Identify critical emerging trends impacting the health care landscape
  • List five implications for the strategist
  • Describe some of the skills and behavioral attributes key to the strategist’s role
  • Share examples of how individuals and organizations are using Bridging Worlds to help close skill gaps and strengthen strategic performance


Diane Weber, Executive Director, SHSMD