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    Hello I would like assistance with answering the following question.

    1. Are health care organizations different than most other organizations? Provide at least three (3) specific reasons for your agreement or disagreement to this question.

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    This is an interesting debate! Let's take a closer look.

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    1. Are health care organizations different than most other organizations? Provide at least three (3) specific reasons for your agreement or disagreement to this question.

    Most would agree that although healthcare organizations may resemble - at least on the surface - other large, complex organizations, thoughtful analysis reveals that healthcare organizations are considerably more than mere businesses (Golden, 2006, URL: http://www.longwoods.com/product.php?productid=18490). In contrast, most other organizations are businesses, whose main goals is to make a profit.

    So one main difference between healthcare organizations and other organizations is the goal. Healthcare organizations main goal is to provide quality to care and services to patients and the community (as opposed to making a profit, like other businesses and services) and sometimes at reduced cost where patient care and programs actually exceed the organizations revenue.

    Second, healthcare organizations are extremely complex 'human' organizations with challenges than other organizations. For example, Peter Drucker (1993, as cited in Golden, 2006, URL: http://www.longwoods.com/product.php?productid=18490) argues that healthcare organizations are the most complex form of human organization we have ever attempted to ...

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    Examines if health care organizations are different than most other organizations providing a detailed rationale for the position.

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