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    The big idea: The strategy that will fix health care.

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    Using the article "The Strategy That Will Fix Health Care" by Michael E. Porter and Thomas H. Lee please help with the following:

    (a) Include a background statement to introduce what you will write about. Summarize the scenario, but do not restate the scenario. Identify key points, the stakeholders, setting, and situation.
    (b) Discuss the specific issue and secondary issues and how they relate. Support your analysis and explain your reasoning.
    (c) Describe the role perspective contributing to your solution, identifying strengths and weaknesses.
    (d) Describe alternatives and the pros and cons of these.
    (e) End with a conclusion that addresses how to evaluate the effectiveness of the solution, or describe how effective measures should be measured. Some case studies may conclude with a discussion of implications from the case.

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    http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150128/NEWS/301289952

    (a) Include a background statement to introduce what you will write about. Summarize the scenario, but do not restate the scenario. Identify key points, the stakeholders, setting, and situation.

    The primary points elucidated upon in the article are focused upon attempting to maximize value for patients, which requires a new approach toward how healthcare is delivered. Therefore, the article offers alternatives to the current supply-driven health care system, which doesn't provide the best outcomes at the lowest price. The suggestions made in the article is that healthcare organizations must recalibrate their healthcare delivery system toward a patient-centered system, which focuses on patients' needs. The article promulgates a shift in healthcare delivery from the volume and profitability of services provided, which are currently predicated upon physician visits, hospitalizations, procedures, and tests toward an approach that is contingent upon patient outcomes achieved. For effective change, the authors mandate that the current fragmented system must be updated from a system in which every local provider offers a full range of services toward a system that offers services for particular medical conditions with these services concentrated. Quintessentially, the authors suggest that effective healthcare-delivery is placated upon ensuring that organizations that are geographically located in the appropriate areas can deliver high-value care to populations that need concentrated services.

    Interdependent components associated with this strategy must be implemented in unison to ensure that the new strategic approach is organized around delivering care in accordance to a patient's ...

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