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    SWOT Analysis in the Healthcare Industry

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    I need to use SWOT analysis to assess your organization and its environment. SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Strengths and weaknesses are internal factors. Opportunities and threats are external factors.

    You are to complete the following portions of your strategic plan: Create a SWOT analysis.
    -Define a strategic management plan, using SWOT analysis.
    -Identify the (internal) strengths of the organization structure.
    -Identify the (internal) weaknesses of the organization structure.
    -Identify the (external) opportunities.
    -Identify the (external) threats.
    -Match the internal and external environments to attain the organization goals.

    Define a continuous improvement plan that indicates how you will do the following:
    -Measure outcomes
    -Identify service problems
    -Eliminate gaps in performance

    Identify how your action plans are linked to the following:
    -Vision statement
    -Mission statement
    -Service strategy

    Summarize your overall plan, indicating its current limitations and implications of your plan for the health care industry as a whole.

    Keep your SWOT short and simple, and avoid complexity and over analysis. If it helps to organize your thoughts, use a SWOT table.

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    The SWOT analysis provides a forward thinking approach to instill a mechanism in deciphering the strengths of the business organization. Thus, the findings in discovering the variety of strengths assists the business organization to deciphering opportunities, weakness, and potential threats of concerns - that can lead to restricting business continuity. Let's take a look in some areas related to the subject matter of developing a strong SWOT analysis, in a case scenario, in a new product or service, such as, a diabetic medical device:

    -Identify the (internal) strengths of the organization structure.

    Try and think of an internal strength of an organization that creates beneficial product to serving consumers on a consistent basis, such as, a medical diabetic device. Additionally, the identified strength is in the benefits of service to the consumer that requires such a medical device at a moment notice and the accuracy in readings. The internal strength of an organization structure hones on producing a beneficial product - which the targeted consumer will continue on purchasing long-term. The processing of the medical device is within a structural factory structure or an office facility by employees experience in the field of manufacturing.

    Therefore, the internal strengths of an organization hones on outlining several processing by departments or units of operations to producing the several core elements in producing the medical device product. Keep in mind, the synergy of internal departments provides a blueprint to operating on a level that accounts for promoting an effective way to producing the desired medical product device. The management objective in regards to serving the consumer in a manner that outperforms the competition is by ...

    Solution Summary

    A SWOT analysis in the healthcare industry are determined. The expert identifies the internal and external weaknesses.