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    Read through the Case Study entitled "Outsourcing of Hospital Services" . It covers capacity planning in operations management.

    In a 3-4 pages paper, Explain your answers in (Word Document), answer the questions posed in the case study ( in the attachment).
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    The response addressees the query is posted in 934 words with APA references.

    //Outsourcing is the process of hiring a new organization to perform tasks on the basis of contracts. The outsourcing of hospital services has widely being used with the objective of controlling and even reducing the costs. According to this case, Deaconess Clinic in Billings, Montana has outsourced its food services, housekeeping, and laundry services. The food servicing was outsourced within the organization to perform work in the same location. The advantages of outsourcing in the same location and different location are discussed below. //

    Advantages of Outsourcing Food Service in the Hospital

    Deaconess Clinic has outsourced its food service in the organization. The main aim of outsourcing the work in the hospital is to increase the cost benefit. The process of outsourcing has its drawbacks and advantages to the hospital. The major advantage of involving the outsourcing staff to perform the work of food servicing within the hospital is the transfer of the ownership of the job being performed in the hospital (IHE and PanGlobal Media, 2015). Along with this, the family-like environment was created in the kitchen and cafeteria area of the hospital. This sense of comfort improves the efficiency of work and provides good services to the customer, which in turn will help in operations of the hospital. However, the hospital administration of Deaconess Clinic usually adopts this method of outsourcing as they can monitor the work regularly ...

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    The expert examines outsourcing for hospital services. The response addressees the query is posted in 934 words with APA references.