January 31, 2015
HSA 300 - Health Services Organization Management
Professor Janet Kaplan
The Primary Care Clinic
Many important factors go into play when running a healthcare organization. I plan to discuss some of the key components that have influenced the development of this health care facility. The clinic mission statement will be stated and addressed to clear up any confusion. I plan to identify the three performance measures I would use to measure the clinic’s effectiveness and provide the rationale for each performance measure. I will also explain ways in which I will approach the decisions on expansions. I will also describe the role the primary clinic has played in the healthcare systems in our …show more content…
Business plans can include mergers, joint ventures, and large scale investments. One way that I would approach making the decision to expand would be to take a good look at the long-range projection plan. This plan is an ongoing projection of financial position showing earnings, debt and capitalization for at least the next seven years. Before making a major decision such as expansion we need to have some idea of where we will be in the following years. I would also take into consideration the demand for the clinic expansion, meaning is their enough business to warrant the expansion and is there enough people to staff the new expansion. The new expansion will cost a lot of money and the cost of paying the staff to run it is going to be huge. We would need to make sure that it will fit into the budget before going ahead with the project. An environmental assessment should be performed to determine if it is in the communities’ best interest at this current time.
The Role of the Clinic as a Component of the Healthcare Delivery System The healthcare system is a complex of facilities, organizations, and trained personnel engaged in providing health care within a geographical area. Excellent healthcare facilities are essential for promoting beneficial health within the community. The primary care clinics are the first step in producing a healthier community. Any time a person gets sick the first action they