Market Needs Facility Assessment Planning Event

Please Join your Community in a Market Needs Facility Assessment Planning Event on May 24 and May 25.

This is a pivotal once in a 40 year planning event for the hospital. Your knowledge and input is appreciated.

Please RSVP to Shienne at (406) 266-3186.

The planning event will be held in the Ambulance Meeting Room, 417 Broadway.


To align on the collective vision for the delivery of care by Broadwater Health Center. To discover what opportunities there are for capturing and retaining more healthcare services in the Region. To brainstorm and align on strategies and methods for capturing out-migrating patients given the constraints of the existing facility and aligning on whether to pursue investing in upgrades to the existing facility or a replacement.


Stroudwater Associates


Wednesday May 24th:

Time Topic Presenter/Facilitator
3:30 - 4:15 PM Context for the two day event and introductions Michael Curtis/John Downes
4:15 - 4:30 PM Overview of Hospital's mission, core values, vision and pillars of success Kyle Hopstad
4:30 - 5:15 PM Small group exercise visioning the Hospital's ideal state from the patient's, communit's, board and provider's perspective Michael Curtis
5:15 - 5:30 PM Groups report out Michael Curtis
5:30 - 5:45 PM Intro to data sources and servie are market capture John Downes
5:45 - 6:00 PM Appreciation, assignment for the evening and tomorrow's agenda Micheal Curtis


Thursday May 25

Time Topic Presenter/Facilitator
8:30 - 9:00 AM Overview of yesterday and today and introduction Michael Curtis, John Downes
9:00 - 9:20 AM Assessment of Existing Facility Johnny Walston/Joe Ashcraft
9:20 - 10:00 AM Service area definition, market demographics, market need, forecasted demand for care, and market capture John Downes
10:00 - 10:15 AM BREAK  
10:15 - 11:15 AM Small Group gaming, discussion and alignment on strategies for capturing out-migrating patient care John Downes
11:15 - 11:45 AM Group Reports John Downes
11:45 - 1:00 PM LUNCH  
1:00 - 1:15 PM Overview of the process and discovery sharing John Downes
1:15 - 2:00 PM Departmental space needs program and departmental adjacency Joe Ashcraft
2:00 - 2:20 PM Group Presentations Joe Ashcraft
2:20 - 2:40PM Next Steps Michael Curtis
2:40 - 3:00 PM Appreciation and assessment of what met and exceeded expectations and what can be improved upon Michael Curtis