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Analysis of a Small Healthcare Facility

Small health care facility within 20 miles of where you live. (Is Brunswick Medical Center & ER)

This week, post a report that answers the following questions:
1. Discuss the key political, economic, and social forces that may have influenced the development of the facility.
2. Review the mission statement.Is it appropriate? Why or why not?
3. Recommend three performance measures you would utilize to measure the facility's efficiency and deliver the validation for each performance measure.
4. What methods would you utilize to approach decisions regarding facility growth and annual plan agreement?
5. Describe the role of the facility as a factor in the healthcare delivery system in your community.

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Small health care facility within 20 miles of where you live. (Brunswick Medical Center & ER)

This week, post a report that answers the following questions:

Discuss the key political, economic, and social forces that may have influenced the development of the facility.

Brunswick, Ohio located is the northern section of the state has a population of 34,000 plus. This makes it a small city in comparison with those around this area. The racial makeup is 95% white. The average income is around $72,000 per household. Most people have some type of insurance coverage in this small but affluent town. The health services are expected to be better or above average in this population.
Brunswick Medical Center & ER is a private not-for-profit, 358-bed acute care facility located in Brunswick, Ohio. It is part of the Southwest General group of University Hospitals, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, founded in 1920 (http://www.city-data.com/city/Brunswick-Ohio.html).

Review the mission statement. Is it appropriate? Why or why not?

Southwest General is home to nationally recognized physicians with full access to state-of-the-art technology. Southwest General has a deep commitment to providing personalized care and building a healthy future for the patients, families and communities it ...

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An analysis of a small healthcare facility are examined. The methods to utilize an approach decision is determined.

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