Week 3 Assignment – Value Proposition in Patient Care
Paradise Hospital, Inc., is a for-profit hospital. As the facility's new hospital
administrator, you have been tasked with improving the service value of the hospital. The
administration has not done this process since the hospital began operating in 1995. The
investors are not familiar with the value proposition strategies of hospitals in current-day
America. The goal is to improve patient services by focusing on quality of care.
Note: You may create or make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of
Write a 4–6 page paper in which you:
Explain the meaning of value-added service as it pertains to patient care services,
and argue the major reasons why it matters to add value to patient services. Justify
Recommend a system for identifying the functional areas in which changes might
be necessary in order to improve the hospital's service value. Describe the key
methods that you would use to acquire the information necessary to identify the
specified functional areas.
Describe four specific areas where you believe the administration can add value in
Paradise Hospital, and argue the most significant reasons why such a value
proposition would improve the value of services to the patients.
Use at least four quality sources to support your writing. Choose sources that are
credible, relevant, and appropriate. Cite each source listed on your source page at
least one time within your assignment.
o Use the Strayer University Online Library to find quality academic
resources that are current (within the last five years) for this assignment.
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course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
Propose areas where a hospital can add value to patient services.
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