The six Ps in the title of this Discussion indicate the value of planning. Whether it is planning your classwork, planning dinner for your family, planning for a major purchase, or planning to run a health care organization, the main point is the same. When you analyze the situation and plan ahead, as well as check your resources and your progress, you go a lot further toward achieving your personal and professional goals.
To prepare for this Discussion, think about the elements of strategic planning in health care settings.
By Day 4, post a comprehensive response to the following:
Using specific examples and support from your Learning Resources, identify the benefits and challenges of strategic planning in health care for each of the following:
• Providers (physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals)