CRA 500 SLP#1 Health Care Delivery System
Manpower and Demographics
As the first assignment, please do the following:
Select a healthcare organization of your choice such as Kaiser Permanente, Veterans Health Administration, TRICARE, Cleveland Clinic, etc. and provide a brief introduction, including the organization mission, long or short term goals and cost cutting strategies.
Gather as much information about the program as possible since the remainder of the Session Long Project will focus upon information specific to the program.
NOTE: The rationale for this assignment is to provide an opportunity for you to look deeper into a healthcare organization and its delivery of healthcare services including its leadership and its strategy in complying with being an Accountable Care Organization and complying with the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
SLP Assignment Expectations
You will be assessed on your understanding of your selected organization mission and strategy.
You will be evaluated on your understanding of the organization you selected long and short term goals and objectives and its strategy.
Please write your paper in your own words. That is the only way I can evaluate your level of understanding.
In order to earn full credit, you must clearly show that you have read the module homepage and ALL required background materials.
You are encouraged to do additional research in addition to the required readings.
Be sure to cite your references in the text of all papers and on the reference list at the end. For examples, look at the way the references are listed within the modules and on the background reading list.
Proofread your paper to be sure grammar and punctuation are correct, and that each part of the assignment has been answered clearly.
Length: 3 pages typed, double spaced.
Note: Wikipedia is not an acceptable source of information.
Module 1 – Background
Manpower and Demographics
Kellis, Dana S,M.D., F.A.C.H.E., Rumberger, Jill S,PhD., M.B.A., & Bartels, B., F.A.C.H.E. (2010). Healthcare reform and the hospital industry: What can we expect? Journal of Healthcare Management, 55(4), 283-96; discussion 296-7. Retrieved on 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Hospital strategies for effective performance management.(2010). Healthcare Financial Management, 64(1), H1-H8.Retrieved 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Bodenheimer, T., & Pham, H. H. (2010). Primary care: Current problems and proposed solutions. Health Affairs, 29(5), 799-805.Retrieved 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Dotson, E., PhD., Nuru-Jeter, A., & Brooks-Williams, D. (2012). Setting the stage for a business case for leadership diversity in healthcare: History, research, and Leverage/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION. Journal of Healthcare Management, 57(1), 35-44; discussion 45-6.Retrieved 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Platonova, E. A., PhD., Hernandez, S. R., &Moorehouse, R. B. (2013). Innovative human resource practices in U.S. hospitals: An empirical study. Journal of Healthcare Management, 58(4), 290-301; discussion 302-3.Retrieved 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Clark, D. D., F.A.C.H.E., Savitz, L. A., P.H.D., &Pingree, S. B. (2010). Cost cutting in health systems without compromising quality care. Frontiers of Health Services Management, 27(2), 19-30.Retrieved 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Stefl, M. E., PhD., &Bontempo, C. A. (2008). Common competencies for all healthcare managers: The healthcare leadership alliance Model/PRACTITIONER APPLICATION. Journal of Healthcare Management, 53(6), 360-73; discussion 374. Retrieved on 3/15/2015 from the Trident Online Library.
Harris, G. L. A., Lewis, E. L., & Calloway, M. (2012). A call to action: Increasing health providers in underrepresented populations through the military. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration,35(3), 356-410. Retrieved 3/18/2015 from the Trident Online Library.