All health care organizations display characteristics related to service delivery, financing, payment solutions, and insurance relationships. Which of these can a health care organization most effectively harness in order to become the provider of choice for the largest variety of patrons? Why?
To prepare for this Discussion:
Review this week’s Learning Resources.
Post by Day 3:
Conduct a web-based search and review and locate two healthcare organizations that you may know locally, regionally or nationally. You can choose one organization that is for-profit and the other one is not-for-profit. Integrated health delivery system vs. a standalone community hospital. For the purpose of this discussion, there many ways that you can select your two organizations for this discussion question assignment.
Describe briefly the two selected organizations including their organizational structure and governance.
Distinguish the different types of organizational structure for these selected organizations.
Assess the impact of the organizational structures on these organizations’ leadership management, access to capital and financial resources, etc.
Support your post with specific examples.
Respond by Day 5 and continue the Discussion through Day 7:
Expand on this Discussion by highlighting differences between your posting and your colleagues’ postings. Provide additional insights or alternative perspectives, especially regarding how the current and predicted shortages in primary care providers will impact access to care.
The initial post must require a minimum of four (4) current quality references. Including references in your replies to classmates is optional but recommended.
Your initial answer must be 250-300 words not counting the list of references. Your replies to other classmates’ posts need to be at least 100 words per post.
Focus on presenting in your posts critical ideas and synthesis and less on stating and describing.
Support your post by specific examples.