Strategic Planning is an essential first step in the development of a result-base accountability system,” (Schilder, 2013, p. 1). In strategic planning an organization must know their goals, missions, and how to reach them. Health care facilities are in huge demand for the elderly and for people who lives in low-income communities. A person who receives good quality health care services can prevent the spread of contagious diseases. This paper will describe the need of the community, population it is serving, and a brief description of the facility.
The surveying process looks at a facilities or organization’s performance in important performance standards. Performance standards for patient safety and rights, treatment and medication safety, and infection control are the main focus. The standards used to evaluate organizations are developed working closely with those people with the best knowledge to develop them, the healthcare experts, providers, and the consumers of the care-the patients.
Typical long-term goals for hospitals could be expansion, offering more services, and quality management and assurance. Short-term goals to reach the long term goals could be funding, more medical equipment, and surveys. A hospital would need funding for new equipment, expansions, or services, so a look over the financial situation of the hospital would be needed. Finding areas to add funding, cut funding, or do fundraising could then be approached. Furthermore, quality assurance and management, there are several short-term goals such as questionnaires, quality and risk management (Wasik, M. 2006).
By creating a budget this facility will be better prepared in knowing how much money they spend and
Without strategic planning, several things can go wrong including missing out on great opportunities. Strategic planning is an organization’s outline to help achieve its purpose. Although strategic planning begins at the top of the pyramid, it is more effective when it is carry out as a whole among other in the organization. Having a good internal control system in place protects an organization from high risk, fraud, and more. Jackson Memorial Hospital has several weaknesses which are similar to its competitors and other health care organizations. For instance, Mount Sinai Medical Center one of Jackson Memorial’s competitors, encountered lack of strategic planning that led to many issues such as with readmissions, surgical complications,
There are three types of analysis that have been used in determining project feasibility which are operational, technical, and economic. All three are important in determining this.
Arthur Brooks’ book “The Conservative Heart – How to Build a Fairer, Happier and More Prosperous America” represents a challenge to the established view of Conservatives and Republicans regarding America’s social issues. Many Americans feel caught between two dispiriting political choices: ineffective compassion on one hand and heartless pragmatism on the other.
Pate Memorial Hospital is a 600-bed, independent, not-for-profit, self-supporting hospitals. PHC, an ambulatory health care facility, was opened by PMH. Sherri Worth, a new assistant administrator of Pate Memorial Hospital in charge of the PHC, was told that a firm plan establishes a clinic five blocks north of PHC. It is a big competitor for PHC. On the other hand, financial problems, Short service hours, long waiting time and lacking of gynecological services are all be the problem faced by Worth. Therefore, Sherri was requested to analyze the PHC’s performance and take Medcenter, a possible competitor, into consideration which either did or not opens a clinic in north.
Strategic Planning: Due to the current issues, both internally and externally, the organization is facing, Dr. Townsend is challenged to prepare an action plan to implement the proposed strategy needed to restore the organization back to financial health and improve the morale among the physicians and support staff. Another course of planning Dr. Townsend will challenge is the organizations old structure into a way that all patients will be satisfied.
Although originally written in 1983, The Managed Heart is still an up to date look at an interesting concept: combining emotional feelings with the work one does. At first glance, the notion that emotions may have an impact on one’s work environment seems almost a non-issue. However, Hochschild is not saying that; rather, Hochschild looks at the effect of emotions in the workplace, but also the interaction of those emotions with the work itself. The author’s interest in this topic began at an early age, 12, when she recounts an event in her life: her parents, part of the U.S. Foreign Service, entertained diplomats. Hochschild describes the question that came to her mind as she looked up into the smiling face of a
This plan functions as a guide in conducting daily business activities as well as making short-term and long-term decisions (Lorette, n.d.). Also, it includes a communication plan which will help the organization in promoting the hospital on national as well as international stage. In addition, there are sales plan and customer service plans which will help the organization to interact with the current and future potential customers
Environmental analysis should, in theory, be part of a health organization 's strategic planning process. Case studies of Wow Hospital (WH) facilities, a community hospital are presented to determine empirically how environmental analysis was actually incorporated into the strategic planning process. It is
This report is on developing organizational vision and strategic direction. For this purpose a healthcare organization is taken for analyzing the given learning outcomes of the assignment. The first section of this report assesses the development of an organizational vision involving environmental assessment and stakeholders. Second section of this report will discuss about communication of the vision so developed to the stakeholders and finally the last section of this report makes an assessment of the implementation of the organizational vision and strategic direction.
Having a clear vision is extremely important in order to accomplish goals in life and a well-defined strategy is essential in order to fulfill that vision, thereby, both visioning and strategic thinking go hand in hand. As Souba (2004) states that, “[v]ision without a strategy is a daydream; strategy without vision is a nightmare’” (p. 447). It is evident how this competency is essential in each and every sector, in my opinion; this competency will help in the betterment of healthcare sector as well. This paper will address the importance of having a clear strategy and vision pertaining to the healthcare sector and illustrating a case in the light of it.