Impact of Healthcare News
Transparency can impact a health care institution. In every community and across the USA there can be a health news event that impacts a health care firm’s reputation or the health care industry in either a positive or negative manner. Health news events can impact leadership in preparing for change.
1. Find an article about a current health news event from one of the following sites:
CNN Health (view Top Health Stories)
Fox News Health
New York Times Health Index
NBC News Health
or from another reliable source.
Provide a brief summary of the current health news event article or media piece you selected. Be sure to give credit to the source in your work with in-text cites and have a detailed reference per APA at the end of your work.
In a few sentences explain why the current health care news event is interesting and important, as well as relevant to leadership and/or governance.
Identify at least two significant leadership/management issues.
Describe any interest groups that may be involved and their perspectives.
Describe one stakeholder and what you might provide as the leader to promote transparency.
Point out implications for the health care delivery system.
Indicate implications for healthcare consumers.
Discuss one personal strength and one weakness you have regarding professional presentations. Name one method for improvement for each of these and discuss why it is important for you to work on these skills if you want to present your findings in a more formal setting.
Sustaining change can be difficult, as there are many variables that can affect implementation. One critical component of EBP is to ensure that practice change is part of an organization’s culture so it will continue to impact outcomes over time. Name two potential barriers that may prevent your EBP change proposal from continuing to obtain the same desired results 6 months to a year from now, and your strategies for overcoming these barriers.