Strategic Plan and Presentation
Resource: Implementation, Strategic Controls, and Contingency Plans assignment with facilitator feedback
Complete a strategic plan for your organization of no more than 3,500 words.
Update your plan to incorporate facilitator feedback from the drafts you submitted in previous weeks. Include the following:
Table of contents
Executive summary, with a 2-page maximum
Company background, organizational mission, vision, and value statements
Note. For a start-up, you should focus on the backgrounds and accomplishments of key anticipated management personnel. The goal is to convince the investor that these individuals are trustworthy and successful.
Review of Week 4 strategies and a recommendation for the best strategy for your organization
Implementation plan including contingency plans for identified risks
Prepare a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation of no more than 10 slides with speaker notes. Your audience will play the board of directors or a venture capital firm. The focus is to sell your recommendations to the board or venture capital firm and obtain approval for funding your plan.
Format your plan and presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
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Learning Team Project Selection
Resources: Strategic Plan and Presentation assignment from each team member
Review all team members’ Week 6 assignments.
Discuss each project’s strengths and weaknesses.
Write an analysis of at least 750 words including the following:
Comparative analysis of the top 2 strategic plans
Selection of one of the strategic plans
Justification for the team’s selection
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COMPARE AND CONTRAST IDEAS OF UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE AND ITS IMPACT ON TAXES AND ACCESSIBILITY TO QUALITY CARE AND MULTIPLE OPTIONS
October 2, 2019 Off All,
Description Describe and analyze the historical development of PH in light of your topic PH issue. History of the issue Important achievements and setbacks throughout past PH history in relation to the issue Evaluate the role of public health organizations and their powers, duties, and ethical responsibilities in dealing with your chosen issue Demonstrate an understanding of public health basic principles of epidemiology, including rates, risk factors, disease determinants, causation and prevention in relation to your issue (see text for more information) Identify and comprehend the determinants of health in relation to your issue on a global level including environmental, social, cultural, behavioral and biological factors Examine and analyze the concepts of prevention, detection and control can impact your issue Discuss what PH and other organizations would be involved in prevention, detection and … Discuss the financial implications of the delivery of prevention detection and control on both the public and private sector…possibly including the taxpayer (stakeholders) Identify and comprehend the role of public health if this PH issue becomes an emergency situation for the country. What organizations and level of government would be involved How would an emergency involving your chosen public health issue be handled What is the implication of the PH issue for our future?
COMPETITION IN HEALTH CARE
October 25, 2019 Off All,
Competition in Health Care One of the trends marking the continuing transformation of the U.S. health care industry is the dramatic increase in the pace of competition. The heightened competition is taking place among hospitals, health plans, physician groups, and drug companies, and between physicians and hospitals, and hospitals and health plans. Listen to the Looking Ahead: The Future of Health Care Policy podcast from National Public Radio (NPR). Then, prepare a three- to five-page paper in which you: Describe the different forms of competition that take place among various types of health care organizations. Evaluate the benefits and pitfalls of competition in health care and suggest alternatives if competition was not the primary driver of operations in the U.S. health care system. Explain the elements of successful competition and the use of competitive intelligence. Describe the influence competition has on the services offered by health care organizations and the choices patients have. Your paper must be three double-spaced pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources that were published within the last five years. One source must be obtained from the Ashford University Library and focus on competition health care. All sources must be documented in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Is this world a utopia or dystopia? (Literary Response/Analysis Essay) on the book Delirium
A literary response is an argumentative examination of a literary work. The objective is not to write a book report where you summarize plot. When you write an analysis, you are approaching it as if the reader/audience is already familiar with the text. You are arguing an interpretation of that text. You are making connections and claims about what the greater meaning of that text is beneath the plot. Use a moment Think of this as looking at the book under a microscope. You are not looking at the whole of the book, but one part. Begin with one section of the text that stands out to you. Analyze You may interpret it differently than a peer, but you need to back up the inferences you make with direct quotes from the novel and follow-up statements about how that proves or reinforces the thesis. Be a minimum of 1000 words, but not over 1300 words. Use at least four sources (one must be Delirium). Have integrated, direct quotes. However, it also shouldnt be a rehashing of plot or a laundry list of quotes from the novel and/or from another source. It should have your voice as the author. Double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12-point font with 1-inch margins Third person POV (no I, you, we, us, our) No contractions
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE
1) Powerpoint 8-10 slides 2) Three (d)- paged paper Scope and Approach To interview an individual currently working in a managerial role within a healthcare setting. This individual can be working for a hospital; physician practice; outpatient surgical center; skilled nursing facility; home care or hospice facility. The interview is to take place within the next few weeks and you will need to be prepared to present the operational aspects of financial management inherent to the individual role. The following questions may help as a guide to begin your interview: • Please explain your title and role within your organization. • Please explain where revenue and expenses are monitored within your organization. • Do you have responsibility for submitting an annual operating budget and monitoring the expenses associated with that budget? Capital budget? • What daily/monthly/annual financial reports do you review as it relates to your area of responsibility? • What is the total dollar value of your annual operating budget? • How do you monitor and manage the daily productivity of your employees/team members? • Etc; etc; etc. The interview is to be documented so that you can prepare a PowerPoint summary to be submitted to the instructor (not to exceed ten (10) slides). Following your presentation, a report will be due summarizing your interview and findings. This report to be at least three typed pages double-spaced.
Title of the Paper Begin the paper with an introduction to the topic. Include the identified need and a brief summary of the data that supports the need. Include the relevance of the identified need to community health nursing practice in the introduction. Intervention Describe the planned intervention. Include the evidence-based research that supports the intervention. List the level or levels of intervention that will be used (i.e. primary, secondary, tertiary) and how these apply to this intervention. Resources Describe the resources that are required to both plan and implement the intervention. Include a list of the stakeholders in the identifies need and intervention. How will the stakeholders be involved in the intervention? What financial resources are required to implement the intervention? Include cost for people, equipment, facilities, printing, location rental, etc. Implementation Include a timeline for the planning, implementation, and evaluation phases. How long will each phase take? Include the exact plan for the steps to take during each phase. How many members of community will the implementation address? Evaluation Discuss how the intervention will be evaluated. Be specific. How will the stakeholders know if the intervention was effective? Reflection Reflect on your individual learning from the completion of this project. Reflect should include learning from both Part 1 Data Assessment and Part 2 Intervention You may use personal pronouns (i.e. I, my) for this section of the paper.
PP Presentation – Change Agent.
As an advanced registered nurse, you will serve as a leader within your organization. Part of this role will entail being a change agent, and spurring positive change on behalf of patients, colleagues, and the industry. Consider a situation you experienced previously where change did not go as planned in your health care organization. Create a 10-15-slide PowerPoint presentation in which you will assess the situation and the steps that should have been taken to successfully implement change. Describe the background of the situation, including the rationale for and goal(s) of the change. Identify the key interprofessional stakeholders (both internal and external) that should be involved in change efforts. Discuss an appropriate change theory or model that could be used to achieve results. Outline how you would initiate the change. Describe the impact to the organization if the change initiative is unsuccessful again, and potential steps the interprofessional team could take if the change is unsuccessful. Make sure to include slide notes of 100-250 words for each slide. You are required to cite three to five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and appropriate for the assignment criteria and nursing content. While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines
The impact on value of IPUs is striking. With a dramatic contrast compared to regional averages, patients at Virginia Mason’s Spine Clinic miss fewer days of work (4.3 versus 9 per episode) and need fewer physical therapy visits (4.4 versus 8.8).
The shift to value-based health care delivery represents an opportunity to create a more patient-centered organization as well as a more efficient one. Resource limitations and other pressures place a strain on an organization’s ability to change, and organizations respond to these pressures of change differently.
To prepare for this Discussion:
Consider the impact of the transition from volume- to value-based health care delivery in your organization or one with which you are familiar.
Potential transitions to consider may be examples such as the shift from inpatient to ambulatory care, the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiative, or the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) initiative.
With this in mind, read the Porter and Lee article published in the Harvard Business Review, and compare their strategic proposal with the transition you are considering.
Post a cohesive response to the following:
Describe the nature of the transition in the organization. Discuss and assess how this transition affected operations, based on the organization’s operational resources and limitations. How did the organization respond to the changes? Was the response effective? How does the IPU approach compare to the transition response? Justify your conclusion. Recommend an alternative course of action.
The Role of Economics in the Health and Medical Care IndustryDewar (2010) indicates that the field of economics can provide a structure to examine the implications of individual decision making and help define the alternative mechanisms to improve resource allocation (p. 9) but it cannot be used as a solution to all issues concerning healthcare access and delivery.
Economists prepare economic analysis briefs to provide insight into how economic market forces operate. For this assignment prepare an economic analysis brief that describes the role of economics in the health and medical care industry in the United States or abroad to demonstrate an understanding of Module 2. Discuss and synthesize key elements from at least two recent scholarly articles (found in the CSU-Global Library) that address one of the following points:
Determine the distribution and allocation of scarce resources.
Apply economic models theories or assumptions.
Offer objective methods for attempting to predict future market behavior in response to events trends and cycles.
Assess economic policy recommendations for healthcare stakeholders.
Evaluate the economic health of the nation or state.
Your analysis should be thoughtful and thorough well written and formatted accordingly:
Introduction What is the topic why is it important and what are the objectives of your brief
Body What are the key elements of the scholarly articles that support the objectives of your brief What economic models or concepts apply
Conclusion What are the future implications policy recommendations etc.
ISSUES CHALLENGING HEALTH CARE INSURANCE CAPACITY TO FACILITATE AFFORDABILITY IN HEALTHCARE IN THE U.S
June 27, 2019 Off All,
Assignment Instructions: All written assignments must be submitted via turn it in dropbox area, must be on a Microsoft Word Document, be in proper APA format: Meaning that your assignments should be typed out, font size 12 font, font names: Times New Roman, Ariel, or Calibri, normal margins (no more than 1 inch), double spaced, .5 indentation at the beginning of each paragraph and .5 hanging references. Make sure your title page consist of your name (First and Last), Panther ID number and research topic/title (APA format). You will become the subject matter expert by conducting research based on your chosen title/topic and then reporting your findings in a potentially publishable manuscript. You do not have to seek approval for your topic. Choose any health/healthcare related topic of your choice that you feel is a significant problem within the United States. For each written assignment make sure you address all required instructions/criteria as noted within each assignment located within the assignment instructions/grading rubric. There’s no specific amount of pages and or word count for each assignment. Address all questions presented and if the instructions/criteria states a paragraph make sure your paragraphs consist of minimum of five complete sentences. Topic: Issues Challenging Health Care Insurance Capacity to Facilitate Affordability in Healthcare in the U.S