The essay considers the economic, management and operational complexities of healthcare, healthcare providers and practitioners, and explore the strategic options available. Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
Understand aspects of management in the health and social care organisation.
1.1 Explain the centrality of strategic management in contemporary health care environments 1.2 Examine various leadership roles of strategic management within health and social care contexts. 1.3 Explore the impact of pressure and issues of collaboration and competition on organisational strategy 1.2 Assess how policy formation is influenced by funding in a national context 1.3 Critically evaluate healthcare policy in one country with examples.
Understand external and internal environments for health care organisations.
2.1 Analyse the significance of the external and internal environmental analysis 2.2 Analyse how competitively relevant strengths and weaknesses….