identification of stakeholders and the role they serve in the process and the alignment between strategic planning and the organization’s mission and vision.

provide you the opportunity to analyze strategic planning within a healthcare organization, including identification of stakeholders and the role they serve in the process and the alignment between strategic planning and the organization’s mission and vision. You will also be asked for recommendations on the best course of action for the healthcare manager to make in terms of strategic planning around an issue. This assessment addresses the following course outcomes:  Analyze the role of healthcare managers in developing and managing the strategic planning process  Assess the impact of current healthcare policies on strategic planning processes in the U.S. healthcare system  Employ strategic planning tools in determining the impact of external forces on the delivery of care in the U.S. healthcare system  Assess how key stakeholders influence and drive strategic planning changes within healthcare organizations