Management in Healthcare I
This week we are focusing on healthcare as an industry and the volatility that we have seen in this sector over time. Healthcare is a dynamic and continually changing sector, similar to some ways to other industries but yet different and unique.
For this week’s discussion forum, do the following:
- Review the Power Point Presentation for Week 2 titled The Volatile Healthcare Environment.
- Consider and respond to the following questions (minimum of 250 words total):
- In your estimation, what specifically makes the healthcare industry different and unique from other sectors of the economy such as IT or the retail industry? In what ways is healthcare similar to other industries? Please be specific and cite clear examples to support your answer.
At least 250 words. APA Format
-Ensure each post is substantial and supported by evidence from textbooks, journals, resources provided and/or reputable organizations (e.g. DOH, WHO, UNICEF, USAID, CDC, NIH, DHHS, and World Bank).
Course MaterialsRequired Text or E-Book: McConnell, C. (2015). The Effective Health Care Supervisor, 8th ed.Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.