HCA 459 Week 1 DQ 2 The Challenge of Change Change is usually positive, but it can also be difficult to embrace at times. Employees can be resistant to change, while managers may feel that it is necessary for organizational stability.
HCA 459 Week 1 The Health Care Scene Contemporary Trends As health care leaders, it is important to understand that health care is quite a dynamic field. Its constant changes are a result of continuing trends in regulation, policy, patient and provider advocacy efforts, as well as increasingly sophisticated technology and industry benchmarking guidelines
HCA 459 Week 2 DQ 1 Policy and Planning Constraints Locate an example of a policy or guideline from an external source to a healthcare organization. Explain how this policy or guideline may be a constraint to a healthcare organization’s planning, or how it may shape the healthcare organization’s philosophy.
HCA 459 Week 2 DQ 2 The Control Process The control process involves three phases that are cyclic: establishing standards, measuring performance, and correcting deviations. Examine the manner in which health care leaders progress through each phase of the control process to manage organizations. What is the management function of controlling as related to performance improvement? What tools are used to measure and monitor performance? Please describe at least two functions and two tools in…
HCA 459 Week 3 DQ 1 Strategic Planning and Budgeting Imagine you are considering the possibility of operating a small business or practice related to health care, either as a provider of some sort of care or as a service intended to support various provider organizations in their care-delivery activities.
HCA 459 Week 3 DQ 2 Committees and Teams Select either Option A or Option B to respond to and indicate within your post which option you chose. Option A: Identify what you believe are the top three challenges in setting up a hospital-based committee from a managerial perspective. In a 250- to 300- word post, discuss your rationale and address the following questions:
HCA 459 Week 3 Senior Project Progress Report Senior Project Progress Report. Complete a one- to two-page report on the progress you have made to date on your Senior Project. Your report and any citations used must be in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Your progress report should cover the following: 1. Topic: Identify the topic that you have