Assignment 2: Middleville Regional Healthcare
Due Week 9 and worth 160 points
Middleville Regional Health Care is one (1) of three (3) hospitals serving a community of 350000 people. Summary statistics on Middleville and its competitors from the AHA Guide are shown below in Table 1. All three organizations are not-for-profit.
Table 1: Middleville Brierfield and Greystone Health Care Systems
The governing board of Middleville hired a consulting company to evaluate its strategic performance specifically in the areas of Human Resources Information Technology Financing and Marketing. As part of the consultants evaluation several leaders of Middlevilles units were asked their perspective of the organizations performance.
You are working for the consultant. Your job is to identify the issues from the response that should be considered further by the consultant team and possibly discussed with the governing board and the CEO. The firm has a rule Never offer a criticism or negative finding without suggesting how the client organization can correct it so you must indicate what sort of correction you would recommend as part of your list. Because you know there were about two (2) dozen other interviews you decide you should rank your issues in importance to make sure the most critical are discussed.
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
a. Typed double spaced using Times New Roman font (size 12) with one-inch margins on all sides.
b. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment the students name the professors name the course title and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
c. Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: