The Affordable Care Act ( Aca ) Introduced By The Obama Administration

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Strategic Management for Health Care
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) introduced by the Obama administration is expected to provide health insurance benefits to approximately 30 million Americans. Nonetheless, coverage expansion is not synonymous with actual care expansion, and this dissimilarity is becoming much clearer. When the national health law was passed by Congress, it unleashed tsunami mayhem of insured new patients and a consequent flooding of a system of deliver that was already fragile and strained. For decades now, the American health care system has experienced exponential workforce shortages and is hardly prepared to meet the huge influx of patients efficiently or effectively. Successful training of new nurses, physicians as well as other health care professionals takes several years or eve decades. With less graduates from medical and nursing schools and an increase in innovation for sharing responsibilities and roles among doctors, nurses and other medical personnel, patients and families will be susceptible to extended wait times, extreme difficulty in accessing healthcare providers, shorter time with providers, further costs and other new frustrations with health care delivery (Anderson, 2014).
The following is a SWOT analysis of the healthcare system with practical recommendations that can be used to establish an effective strategic planning for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
One of the strength that health care…

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