Let it Pour - My First Assignment as Executive Assistant

Essay by ladystallionUniversity, Bachelor'sA+, November 2004

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The objective of this case study analysis is to address various situations and obstacle at Faith Community Hospital for a stronger and healthier community and clarifying any misinterpreted by the Pat, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and the hospital's newly promoted to Executive Assistant (EA), Chris Smith and other hospital staff of its mission statement. Solutions for these problems will be discussed.

Let it Pour - My First Assignment as Executive Assistant

Case Study Analysis

Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making - MGT 350, Strategies in Decision Making class article: Let it Pour - My First Assignment as Executive Assistant, has three key situations at the Faith Community Hospital among others. Chris (EA) and Pat, (CEO) will resolve these key situations.

Identify the Problem

The most common problem with the hospital administrators is the rising cost of healthcare pricing plans and to stop the hospital from losing money, which Pat and Chris differ.

The second concerned is ethical and legal aspects of Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) directives and the moral and religious affect that these directives have on the hospital's customer base. The third concern, "medical errors cause tens of thousands of death each year, close to 100,000 in hospitals alone" (University of Phoenix material, n.d.).

Criteria, Goals, and Objectives

Pat and Chris goals of their decision should not infringe on any one group. The DNR information, which involves customer's perception, religious, and medical ethics, should be a cooperation plan. The medical errors and healthcare pricing involve a mixed method from the hospital management and employees.

Effects of the Problem

The Faith Community Hospital situation will continually be short-term or a long term on the DNR situation. The majority ruling could affect the healthcare financials. Finally increase operating expenses and tighten insurance.

Cause of the Problem

Awareness of moral,