& Project Management

BME Strategies is a firm that prides itself on working shoulder-to-shoulder with partners to implement change. Our consultants excel at designing innovative Public Health interventions, and stick around to see the work through. We manage the day-to-day work of programs and projects, from developing the project infrastructure, to stewarding stakeholders and participants, to managing program budgets and staffing. Typical projects include:

  • Project Planning, Scoping, and Full Implementation Support
  • Grant Sourcing and Scoping
  • Grant Writing
  • Grant Management
  • Fiscal and Staff Management

& Design

We are partners in planning. Public Health priorities can shift overnight, so our consultants work with you to create an adaptable plan, with measurement embedded, to track your progress and provide course correction if warranted. Whether it’s a six-month engagement for a five-year plan or a one-day session on a single topic, our goal is to give you tools to achieve greater efficiency, effectiveness, and impact in your work. Typical projects include:

  • Mission, Vision & Guiding Principles Alignment
  • Capability and Capacity Assessments
  • 3, 5, or 10 Year Strategic Plan Facilitation, Design, and Construction
  • 1-Year Implementation/Work Planning
  • Community Visioning, and Stakeholder Engagement

Coalition Management & Building

Collaboration is a core value at BME Strategies. We believe effective partnership is essential for addressing complex Public Health challenges and we’re committed to facilitating collaboration, communication, and consensus-building among diverse stakeholders. From creating outreach campaigns or survey design, or full coalition logistics, our consultants strive to bring people together toward their common goals and challenges.

  • Initial Coalition and Shared Services Arrangement Forming 
  • Ongoing Coalition Stewardship (Facilitation, Meeting Logistics, Procurement, etc.)
  • Performance Management & Indicator Tracking
  • Budget Management

Monitoring, Evaluation, & Quality Improvement

Analytics and evaluation play crucial roles in assessing program effectiveness and informing evidence-based decision making. We offer programmatic monitoring and evaluation services using a data-informed approach to ensure initiatives are on track and making a difference. Through quantitative and qualitative analysis, we help our clients understand the impact of their programs and how to make informed adjustments when necessary to ensure the highest quality and impact. Typical projects include:

  • Health Program/System Assessment and Evaluation
  • PHAB Accreditation Support
  • Whole Community Health Assessment (CHA) & Community Health Improve Planning (CHIP)
  • M&E Logic Modeling and Framework Setting
  • M&E Tracking and Reporting
  • Quality Management System Design
  • Quality Improvement Planning and Corrective Action Support

Emergency Preparedness

Where it all began for BME Strategies. Our firm has served Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) coalitions throughout Massachusetts for nearly 20 years. We work for and collaborate with local health departments, regional health and medical coordination coalitions (HMCCs), and state-wide health agencies. Our work ranges from the direct service provision of federally mandated emergency preparedness deliverables, to training, exercising, and supporting communities in their goal to bolster their capabilities in response to all Public Health emergencies. Typical projects include:

  • Table-top Exercises
  • Full-Scale Functional Drills
  • All-Hazards Emergency Operations Planning
  • Risk and Vulnerability Analyses
  • Medical Reserve Corps Recruitment, Training, and Volunteer Management
  • Hospital and Health System Emergency and Evacuation Planning