Discussion: Ways to ensure survival

Discussion: Ways to ensure survival

Discussion: Ways to ensure survival

 

Hospitals frequently seek ways to ensure survival. Sometimes an adversarial climate cannot be avoided when the action that is being considered is controversial. For example, a hospital may seek to expand its market reach by opening an inpatient drug treatment facility in a small suburban township. The county where the township sits has seen a steady rise in heroin addiction, as well as an increase in hepatitis cases. As a manager, identify the three possible categories of clients within this new clientele network. Give at least one example of a client for each category and explain the reason for your decision.

  1. 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.  Discuss the challenge of change as it relates to health care organizations.  What is the overall impact of change on the organization, its employees, and its constituents, and what role does the manager play as an agent of change?  In addition to responding to these questions, review the examples of successful change in your textbook and choose two examples to discuss in greater detail.  What did you learn from these examples?  In each case, how did the individuals overcome the barriers to change, and what were the resulting benefits?

 

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Hospitals need to expand their networks in order to draw new clients to their practices.  As many people in the town are aware, hepatitis infection and heroin use are high in the town. As a manager, I have decided to include a new drunk treatment clinic in our town for our nearby population. Research has shown that there is a significant need for this type of service in the town. Therefore, my decision has met the requirements of the research……….