Discuss the factors constraining the hospital’s flexibility – its ability to adapt to changes in the external environment

Please read pages 692- 716 (Case 14) of the course textbook Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations. Create a 5 or more page report in Microsoft Word document that answers the following questions.

 

  1. What are the unique problems with delivering health care to and indigent population?
  2. What is the purpose and structure of the Community Care Plan?
  3. What are the factors that point to the need for change by Cooper Green Hospital?
  4. What factors constrain the hospital’s flexibility – its ability to adapt to changes in the external environment?
  5. What are the strengths and weaknesses of Cooper Green Hospital?
  6. What the strengths and weaknesses of the Community Care Plan?
  7. Develop a strategic plan for Cooper Green and the Community Care Plan.