Prior Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

The six Ps in the title of this Discussion indicate the value of planning. Whether it is planning your classwork, planning dinner for your family, planning for a major purchase, or planning to run a health care organization, the main point is the same. When you analyze the situation and plan ahead, as well as check your resources and your progress, you go a lot further toward achieving your personal and professional goals.
To prepare for this Discussion, think about the elements of strategic planning in health care settings.
By Day 4, post a comprehensive response to the following:
Using specific examples and support from your Learning Resources, identify the benefits and challenges of strategic planning in health care for each of the following:
• Patient
• Managers
• Providers (physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals)