Lakeview Medical Center is a 150 bed community hospital made up of acute impatient services of general medicine, surgery, intensive care, pediatrics and psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology. The Medical center just acquired a new CEO, named John Jackson, after going through the hospitals financials and budget summary he was shocked to see where the medical center was heading.
John Jackson saw in the worksheets that the company was falling behind financially; the costs were rising, the quality of care declining quickly. He was hired to set a turnaround to the firm but it looks like he needs some help. I am going to write and propose a successful future organization, though it does say perfect I will not acknowledge that because nothing is really perfect.
Other issues the medical center has lies in its Emergency Room, it has become overcrowded and very outdated people in need are pretty much stuck loitering around in the waiting room. Visits have increased tremendously and to be seen by anyone has a long waiting period, a person has a better time getting done at the DMV then in this ER. Alongside with that the medical staff is short especially in ER with physicians, the staff already there is aging and technology invested there isn’t helpful or modern. As you can see John Jackson has his hands full here and I’m sure the board would like to see a turnaround of the situation at the medical center instead of seeing it plunged to its demise even though it may seem of that being the next stage if nothing is done to correct the facility. John has to evaluate and see the potentials of options and investments available to help him improve the facility. John will also have to see what laws there are now in which the health care form provides to give him leverage.
To get right into things I will talk about how the health care reform plays a good part to help this hospital recover. The main issues I...