He Practical Use of Strategic Planning
To prepare for this Assignment, select one Strategic Plan from the two listed below and fined another plan online or through the Library’s. Virtual Reference Library. Feel free to use the optional links to other Strategic Plans listed below or find your own. Be sure you include the link to the second Strategic Plan in your Assignment. If you work in a health care setting, you can ask for a copy of the Strategic Plan from your organization.
Links to Other Strategic Plans (optional)
Seattle Children’s Hospital: Laying the Foundation for the Next 100 Years
Trillium Health Centre’s Strategic Plan 2009/10-2011/12 http://trilliumhealthpartners.ca/strategy/public/Pages/Strategic-Plan-2013-2018.aspx
Nevada Strategic Health Care Plan http://www.lyon-county.org/DocumentCenter/View/6294
The Michigan Prisoner Health Care Improvement Project http://www.michigan.gov/documents/corrections/Health_Care_Strategic_Plan_222384_7.pdf
UC Davis Health System Strategic Plan http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/aboutus/pdf/strategic_plan_web.pdf
Write a 2- to 3-page paper to compare and evaluate the two Strategic Plans you select. Address the following:
· How are the strategies different?
· What are the key elements of each Strategic Plan?
· Compare the goals and strategies identified in each one. Which plan is likely to be more successful and why?
· What barriers are there to successful implementation of the strategies, and how could the manager overcome these barriers?
Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style for Students to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct.