HCA 448 Case 1
Groups 1 and 3 will present Case 1 on 09/20/2018. All groups will be required to turn in a position brief. For the position brief, please answer the nine questions listed below. Please include the questions with the brief. When answering the questions, please ensure to use all information given to the class as a reference. For the questions requiring external research, please ensure to cite the information. The group presentation should be between 20-25 minutes. The presenting group will be required to provide at least four PowerPoint slides. One set of slides are to be given to the professor and the other three are to be distributed among the other groups. When presenting, business casual attire will be required. Non-business casual attire will result in a reduction of points. Please have the group leader submit an electronic copy of the brief [as a word document (.doc/.docx)] and (when applicable) the PowerPoint slides under the Tests and Quizzes section on blackboard by 11:59 PM Monday (09/24/2018).
1: Please provide a detailed summary of the case. Please ensure to include and discuss all relevant material .
2: Please discuss at least four challenges facing inner city urban hospitals today (external research from respectable sources is required to answer this question) .
3: Please discuss the policy associated with the formation of 501C3 hospitals and the rationale associated with their existence. In addition, please discuss the community benefit obligations under the PPACA and how it may relate to Summit Regional Hospital (external research from respectable sources are required to answer this question) .
4: Please discuss the concept of population health management and what is needed to succeed in this environment (external research from respectable sources are required to answer this question) .
5: Please perform a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis on Summit Regional. Identify and explain at least four points for each category (please ensure to use information provided in the case to support your answer) .
6: Please illustrate and discuss all of the steps in the Evidence Based Management (EBM) model to analyze three overall problems and arrive at three specific evidence based solutions. Please analyze the solutions separately and use a table/chart to organize/explain the points in the mode and also ensure to use information provided in the case to support your answer .
7: Please rank and explain the three evidence based solutions from most likely to implement to least likely to implement .
8: Please specifically identify how your group will implement the chosen solution and then identify how you will evaluate the effectiveness (impact) of the solution .
9: Please identify at least three examples of courses (taken during the HCA program), which were most applicable in helping to apply the material in the case. Please ensure to explain why these courses were chosen .