Research a health care organization or network that spans several states with in the United States (United Healthcare, Vanguard, Banner Health, etc.). Assess the readiness of the health care organization or network you chose in regard to meeting the health care needs of citizens in the next decade.
Prepare a 1,000-1,250 word paper that presents your assessment and proposes a strategic plan to ensure readiness. Include the following:
- Describe the health care organization or network.
- Describe the organization’s overall readiness based on your findings.
- Prepare a strategic plan to address issues pertaining to network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction.
- Identify any current or potential issues within the organizational culture and discuss how these issues may affect aspects of the strategic plan.
- Propose a theory or model that could be used to support implementation of the strategic plan for this organization. Explain why this theory or model is best.
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Attempt Start Date: 26-Aug-2019 at 12:00:00 AM
Due Date: 01-Sep-2019 at 11:59:59 PM
Maximum Points: 180.0
Health Organization Evaluation
No of Criteria: 10 Achievement Levels: 5CriteriaAchievement LevelsDescriptionPercentageUnsatisfactory0.00 %Less Than Satisfactory65.00 %Satisfactory75.00 %Good85.00 %Excellent100.00 %Content80.0 Health Care Organization or Network15.0Health care organization or network is not described.Health care organization or network is partially presented. There are significant omissions and inaccuracies.Health care organization or network is summarized. Some information is needed. There are minor inaccuracies related to the representation of the organization or network.Health care organization or network is described. Some detail is needed for clarity.Health care organization or network is clearly and accurately described.Assessment of Overall Organizational Readiness15.0Assessment of overall organizational readiness is omitted.Assessment of overall organizational readiness is partially presented. There are significant omissions. Degree of organizational readiness is not established.Assessment of overall organizational readiness is summarized. Degree of organizational readiness is partially established. More information, rationale, and support are needed.Assessment of overall organizational readiness is described. Degree of organizational readiness is generally established. Some evidence or rationale is needed for support.Assessment of overall organizational readiness is described in detail. Degree of organizational readiness is established. Strong evidence and rationale support the assessment.Strategic Plan20.0Strategic plan is omitted.Strategic plan is partially presented. Plan contains major omissions. The plan fails to address issues outlined in the assignment criteria.The strategic plan generally addresses network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction. More information, rationale, and support are needed.The strategic plan addresses network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction. Some evidence or rationale is needed for support.The strategic plan is well developed. Network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction are addressed in detail. The plan is supported with strong evidence and rationale.Identification of Current or Potential Issues in Organizational Culture and Impact of These to Strategic Plan15.0Current or potential issues in the organizational culture and the impact of these to strategic plan are omitted.Current or potential issues in the organizational culture are partially summarized. The potential impact of these on the strategic plan is unclear. There are omissions and inaccuracies throughout.Current or potential issues in the organizational culture are generally discussed. The impact of these on the strategic plan is summarized. Evidence and rationale are needed to support claims.Current or potential issues in the organizational culture and the potential impact of these on the strategic plan are discussed. Some evidence or rationale is needed.Current or potential issues in the organizational culture are clearly identified. The potential impact of these on the strategic plan is thoroughly described and supported with evidence and rationale.Theory or Model to Support Implementation of Strategic Plan15.0Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is omitted.Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is partially described. It is unclear how the theory or model would support implementation of strategic plan for the organization.Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is proposed. The theory or model demonstrates some support for implementation of the strategic plan for the organization. It is unclear why this theory or model is the best choice. More information is needed.Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is proposed. The theory or model demonstrates support for implementation of the strategic plan for the organization. General rationale is provided for why the theory or model is the best choice.Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is proposed. The theory or model demonstrates strong support for implementation of the strategic plan for the organization. Compelling rationale supports why the theory or model is the best choice.Organization, Effectiveness, and Format20.0 Thesis Development and Purpose5.0Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear.Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.Argument Logic and Construction5.0Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.Argument is orderly but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)5.0Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)2.0Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent.Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style.All format elements are correct.Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)3.0Sources are not documented.Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.Total Percentage 100