Week 1 dq1
“HCOs” Please respond to the following:
· Should the text have started with, “Building healthy communities is the focus of HCOs, including patient care but going well beyond”? Explain your answer.
· Examine the major components of the U.S. health care system to determine where the greatest opportunity for improvement exists.
· Provide examples of some of the “going well beyond” activities.
Week 1 dq2
“Transformational Management” Please respond to the following:
· Why do high-performing HCOs strive for transformational styles?
· Propose ways that accountability can be achieved in high-performing, transformational HCOs.
· How comfortable would you be working in a high-performing, transformational organization?
· Compare and contrast how political, economic, and social forces have influenced changes in the United States’ healthcare system.