Please read pages 742-762 (Case 16) of the course textbook Strategic Management in Health Care Organizations. Create a 4-to 5-page report in Microsoft Word document that answers the following questions.
- What are community health centers? How are they different from public health departments?
- How would managed care penetration affect community health centers? How might if affect C.W. Williams?
- Why has managed care been slow to develop in the South?
- Does C.W. Williams need to affiliate with a hospital?
- What strategy do you recommend for C.W. Williams? Why?
- What role should C.W. Williams play in a health care network?
- Should C.W. Williams buy the site offered at a cost of $400,000?
- If you were Ms. Marrs, how would you handle the problem of the board members involvement beyond setting policy?
- Discussion outline of your recommendations for C.W. Williams
- Clearly define the problem to be solved or identify symptoms the suggest an underlying problem
- Who are the stakeholders in this situation and how are they involved or impacted by this problem?
- What alternatives should be considered in solving this problem? Please quantify where possible.
- Indicate which alternative you would recommend and why?
- How do you expect that each of the stakeholders will react to your recommendation?
- Indicate the potential risks if this recommendation turns out to be wrong.
- Justified ideas and responses by using appropriate examples and references from texts, websites, and other references or personal experience.
Length: 4 or more pages
References: 5 or more