Health Care Strategic Management - HCM 403

This course provides an introduction to how health care organizations (Payers, Providers, Suppliers) identify, create, and market their services within the context of a long-term strategic plan. The course will analyze the evolution of strategic management within the healthcare industry, and how it has responded to individuals in need of healthcare services. The class will also examine the core components of a strategic management approach, including situation analysis, formulation of a strategy, implementation, and follow-up relative to the mission and vision of the health care organization. As an adjunct to these concepts, the class will review real world cases studies from throughout the healthcare industry. Finally, the communication of the organization’s mission, vision, and overall strategic management plan will be discussed. Prerequisites: HCM 301.