Implementing new entrepreneurial projects requires a clear purpose to create a successful business plan. The statement of purpose explains the significance of a particular organization, and can be a determining factor for stakeholder and medical colleague buy-in. Gathering stakeholders such as campus administration, staff, district school board members, students, families, primary care and mental health professionals, and community activists to bring this plan to light. Once a core team is established, the purpose, needs, and benefits would further be assessed.
Sharing the historical foundation of school-based health centers, which would allow stakeholders and medical colleagues to recognize the growing vision for innovative school-based health centers. Describing the purpose of school-based health center to stakeholders and medical colleagues would follow. Additionally, presenting evidence about specific gains and efficiency of school-based health center prevention programs is beneficial in promoting buy-in. Taking the necessary steps to conduct a survey with parents, students, school officials and administration, and the community to determine the best services needed for school-based health centers. Emphasizing integration, highly-qualified integrated health professionals, and the understanding of role responsibilities amongst these professionals, allows providers to prioritize patient satisfaction.