Personal Leadership Development – 2 pages and 2 references
You have now spent six weeks learning about evidence-based leadership and applied this knowledge to an organization experiencing a leadership issue or crisis. For this discussion, take a step back and consider your own leadership abilities and skill set.
Presentation Peer Review – 2 pages and 2 references
Peer review provides another scholar’s perspective. This discussion is an opportunity to give and receive feedback on the consulting work you and your colleagues have been doing for your selected organizations. Other perspectives on your work to date may offer valuable insight to improve the strategic plan you will be developing for your Unit 9 assignment.
Follow the guidelines in the Faculty Expectations message as you address the following for this discussion:
Financing Health Care – 2 pages and 2 references
Your chapter readings for this unit discussed several ways health care is financed in the United States. A few methods are public assistance, private insurance, and self-pay.
Choose a health care finance method and address the following:
Application of Health Care Policy Financing – 10–15 slides,3-5 peer references.
As a health care administrator or professional, it is essential that you not only recognize health care issues affecting the United States, but also that you are able to recognize how the health care system in the United States compares to those of other countries.
The purpose of this assignment is to continue researching the special population you identified in Unit 3, comparing the health care system of a country of your choice with that of the United States. Apply the concepts of access, cost, quality, and financing that you have studied over the past several weeks, as they relate to your special population in both countries.
You will prepare a PowerPoint presentation for a special audience of health care executives who represent Healthcare Executives for Special Populations (HCESP). The executives want to learn more and build a coalition to improve upon the current U.S. policy for your special population as compared to other countries.
In your presentation, be sure to address the following and include detailed speaking notes:
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
Health Care Policy and Ethics – 1,500–2,000 words, 3 – 5 peer references
Identify and research an ethical issue that was a previous challenge to your special population within the U.S. health care system. Examine the ethical issue and identify relevant health care laws that emerged as a result of this issue. Discuss the complexities of this ethical issue and the application of the health care law.
Address the following in your paper, as it relates to your special population:
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
Health Care Ethics – 2 pages and 2 references
Review McCullough ‘s 2013 article, “Professional Responsibility to and for Patients and the Ethics of Health Policy,”.
Do you agree or disagree with the content of the article? Why? Defend your position by including one additional supporting peer-reviewed reference in your post.
Consumer and Community Engagement – 2 pages and 2 references.
From Table 1 of the Sarrami-Foroushani, Travaglia, Debono, and Braithwaite’s 2014 article, “Key Concepts in Consumer and Community Engagement: A Scoping Meta-Review,” choose one identified concept related to Consumer and Community Engagement (CCE).
For this discussion, complete the following:
Healthy Lifestyles and Health Policy – 2 pages and 2 references
Scientific studies have linked tobacco use, body weight, diet, and exercise to health outcomes. Evidence supports the promotion of healthy lifestyles, with the underlying assumption that a healthier lifestyle will lead to reduced cost and improved outcomes. However, many individuals find it difficult to quit smoking, lose weight, or exercise more.
Michelle Obama is actively promoting healthier choices, especially for children. As discussed in this unit’s introduction, President Obama issued an executive order to promote disease prevention.
For this discussion, address the following:
Access, Quality, and Cost – 3 pages and 2 references.
Imagine you are president of the United States and you are faced with addressing the current health care crisis. As your advisors brief you on the status of health care affairs in the United States, they inform you that your health care policies must increase access, increase quality, and reduce cost. You must begin preparing for your State of the Union address and you want to inform the people how you plan to fulfill your campaign promise of improving the health care system.
For this discussion, write your top three opportunities to reform health care as part of your State of the Union address. In your post, consider the following questions:
Strengths in the U.S. Health Care System – 2 pages and 2 references.
For this final discussion, consider what you knew and thought about health care policy in the United States and what you know now. With this in mind, respond to the following:
Organizational and Leadership Alignment – 2 pages and 2 references.
For this discussion, focus on your selected organization’s mission, vision, goals, and the metrics you have developed. Refer to the guidelines in the Faculty Expectations message (FEM) as you prepare your post:
Professional Context – 8–14 pages with 3 – 5 references
Strategic plans represent the culmination of fact gathering, analysis, and thoughtful deliberation. Strong leaders will determine the direction of their organizations through strategic planning. This assignment provides an opportunity for you to practice this critical skill and develop a strategic plan for implementing evidence-based leadership in an organization.
By successfully completing this assignment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assignment criteria:
You are wrapping up work with your chosen organization with the delivery of a strategic plan. The strategic plan will integrate all of your work to date and will provide your recommendations for implementing evidence-based leadership to improve organizational performance and patient health outcomes. You will also provide your assessment of the organization’s future.
As an evidence-based leadership consultant, you are committed to providing a forthright and honest assessment and carefully considered recommendations. Not all health care organizations in crisis can survive.
Develop a strategic plan for implementing evidence-based leadership in the organization. Note: Be sure to complete it before completing your final submission.
Document Format and Length
Format your strategic plan using APA style.
Cite 3–5 credible sources from peer-reviewed journals or professional industry publications to support your recommendations and strategic plan.
Strategic Plan Requirements
The requirements outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the assignment scoring guide, so be sure to address each point. Read the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.
Strategies for Success – 3 pages and 2 References
Remember a strategic plan for your selected organization. Describe at least three specific strategies that you plan to integrate into your strategic plan for the organization.
Driving Leadership – 2 pages with 2 References.
For this discussion:
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