MTIA Board Plans Strategic Retreat

Linda Yaniszewski, president of the Medical Transcription Industry Association (MTIA) announced in an article in February’s Health Data Matrix that the board members of MTIA were headed¬† to Daytona Beach, FL for an upcoming strategic retreat.

In an effort to “master the changes” in the medical transcription associations (MTIA and AHDI) and the medical transcription industry, the retreat is scheduled to cover an aggressive agenda. In her own words, Yaniszewki said highlighted the demaning agenda:

  1. Revisit our vision and purpose to ensure that it is still relevant to the association to support our members
  2. Discuss what we do well and what we need to do better as an association to support our members and help them in these turbulent economic times
  3. Define our core values–what’s most important to us in how we treat our members and each other
  4. Perform a SWOT exercise where we will identify our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats as an industry and an association
  5. Clarify our strategic priorities to help overcome those challenges
  6. Determine the critical success factors and what success will look like for MTIA if we accomplish our goals
  7. Identify new ways to make sure we execute the above and hold each other accountable