Values, Mission And Vision Of The Jackson Memorial Hospital

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Strategic Planning Tools Introduction Strategic planning entails the development of the direction and an action plan that helps an organization achieve its objectives. The mission, values, and the vision of the company forms a crucial part of strategic planning. The values assist in the provision of contexts within which decisions are made. The mission and vision statements offer organizational focus and direction. The paper uses strategic planning tools to contrast and compare the values, mission, and vision of the Jackson Memorial, UPMC Presbyterian, and New York- Presbyterian (NYP) Hospitals.
Summary of Organization The Jackson Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility in Miami, providing healthcare to the people of Miami-Dade County.
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The medical facilities want to achieve and sustain a leadership position in research, innovation, and quality care. The precise statement of what they plan to attain in the future with procedures to realize the same is a strength. Another positive aspect is the identification of opportunities that they can use to improve their systems for them to become health care leaders. However, the Jackson Memorial Hospital’s in comparison to NYP and UPMC, does not outline the steps that they would use in achieving the long-term goals. The weakness serves as a limitation on how the employees, managers, community, and stakeholders are supposed to utilize their efforts to reach the targets. Additionally, NYP and UPMC address the external economic element in their vision that aids in elaborating their dedication to community …show more content…
The Jackson Memorial Hospital’s vision has an outstanding strength in that it is memorable as compared to those of NYP and UPMC. According to Kryuchkov (2015), a strategic vision should be straightforward and short to enhance understanding and its implementation. However, the absence of procedures for attaining these milestones limits the Jackson Memorial’s vision. Also, the proper presentation of the values with short and precise statements is a positive aspect, as it improves the adoption process. Additionally, the values reflect ongoing beliefs and are timeless, which is another strength as described by Galbreath (2010). The above description of strengths and weaknesses highlight the capabilities of the hospitals in planning for their success. All the three facilities have an accurate illustration of their vision, mission, and values, but some changes would result in improved