Northern Health delivers healthcare to more than 300,000 people in a half-million-square-mile area in northern British Columbia, Canada. The organization is made up of more than two dozen acute care facilities, 14 long term care facilities, public health units, and offices providing specialized services. Learn how they use Saba to inform their new organizational planning after merging 40 independent healthcare facilities.
Northern Health was formed by merging together 40 independent healthcare facilities to provide these locations with central governance, planning, and communication. The desired structure also allowed individual facilities to maintain local operating and decision-making autonomy. As a newly formed public healthcare organization with more than 7,000 employees and an annual budget of $521 million, it had to ensure effective management of its converged workforce by instituting an efficient organizational structure. They needed an intelligent organizational charting system to serve as a platform for workforce and structural planning.