SWOT analysis is a precursor for strategic planning and is
performed by a panel of experts who can assess an organization from a
critical perspective. This panel could comprise senior leaders, board
members, employees, medical staff, patients, community leaders, and
technical experts. Panel members base their assessments on utilization
rates, outcome measures, patient satisfaction statistics, organizational
performance measures, and financial performance” (Harrison, 2010).
How does SWOT analysis set the stage for strategic planning?
Famous hockey player, Wayne Gretzky said:”I skate where the puck will
be, not where it has been”. What does that mean? Explain how it relates
to the healthcare organizations.