Innovations and Trends in Health Care Strategic Planning

Discussion: Trends and Best Practices in “Best Hospitals”

It is important for health care leaders to be aware of industry trends and best practices that might impact their organizations. By strategically implementing these trends and best practices, organizations can improve patient health outcomes and remain competitive within the industry. For this Discussion, you examine the trends and best practices hospitals implement for organizational excellence, information technology, and informatics.

To prepare:

  • Locate the most current “Best Hospitals” report from the U.S. News & World Report.
  • Select a hospital from the report and locate the hospital’s annual statement.
  • Post: a cohesive response to the following:Identify the hospital you selected from the “Best Hospitals” report. Analyze the trends and best practices that the hospital implements for operational excellence, information technology, and health care informatics. Support your response by identifying and explaining key points and/or examples presented in the Learning Resources.

 

Discussion 1: Innovations and Trends in Health Care Strategic Planning

Innovations and trends in health care have altered the way health care is delivered around the world. As a result of these innovations and trends, people are living longer, managing chronic diseases more easily, and taking a greater role in their own care. To meet consumer demands and remain competitive in the industry, organizations and their leaders must be prepared to implement current and future innovations and trends. For this Discussion, you examine your own preparedness for health care innovations and trends.

To prepare:

  • Examine current and future innovations and trends in health care strategic planning.
  • Reflect on whether you are prepared for these innovations and trends. What skills will these innovations and trends require you to have? What do you still need to learn? How will you ensure that you are ready for the industry?
  • Post a cohesive response to the following:Analyze current and future innovations and trends in health care strategic planning. Include whether you are prepared for these innovations and trends. Support your response by identifying and explaining key points and/or examples presented in the Learning Resources.

Discussion 2: Key Takeaways

Throughout this master’s program, you have examined key topics in the health care administration field. For this Discussion, reflect on the insights you have gained and how they might help you succeed in the health care industry.

To prepare:

  • Reflect on insights you have gained from this master’s program.
  • Consider how these insights will help you succeed in your current or future role in the health care industry.
  • Post a cohesive response to the following:Explain two insights you have gained from the Master of Healthcare Administration program. Include how these insights will help you succeed in the health care industry. Support your post with references to the Program Objectives.

 

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