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Healthcare Strategic Planning, Fourth Edition

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349 pages3 hours

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Instructor Resources: PowerPoint slides of the book's exhibits and a transition guide to the new edition.

The US healthcare delivery system is undergoing unprecedented transformation. In response to rapid and profound changes in technology, competition, consumerism, and other areas, healthcare leaders must help their organizations develop and implement effective strategies to survive and thrive. This fourth edition of Healthcare Strategic Planning, edited by John M. Harris (and previously authored by Alan M. Zuckerman), provides core insights into strategic planning practice and theory and shows how those insights can be applied to healthcare organizations. Examples from actual healthcare organizations add real-life detail and reinforcement. By following the book's step-by-step guide to the stages of strategic planning—analyzing the environment, determining organizational direction, formulating strategies, and transitioning to implementation—readers will learn how to answer the question everyone in healthcare management is asking: Where are we going? This new edition addresses strategic planning in the context of contemporary healthcare issues, particularly population health, value-based payment, and shifting providerpayer partnerships. It features the following new or enhanced material and more: Fresh strategies for incorporating strategic thinking into management routinesExpanded coverage of environmental analysis, including tips on organizing the data collection process and identifying market trendsNew strategy formulation examples that illustrate the relationship among between crucial issues, goals, and key metricsA step-by-step process for creating an effective implementation plan and guidance for gaining board approvalNew case studies that illustrate how successful organizations handle the annual strategic planning processA new chapter on addressing business model shifts and technological and clinical advances at each step of the planning process

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