Conducting an environmental analysis on an organization prior to developing a strategy is important. One way that health care managers conduct an environmental analysis is by identifying key industry-driving forces such as consumer demand, technological changes, workforce availability, and political changes.
Complete the following for this assignment:
- Research the concept of an environmental analysis, and discuss its importance in 1–2 pages.
- In 4–5 pages, identify and explain at least 2 driving forces in the health care industry and how they can change one of the following niche markets in health care:
- Urgent care
- Long-term care
- Hospital systems
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Home health agency
The use of APA style and format is required. The use of at least 2 scholarly sources is required.In community and public health nursing the target of care is the community, thus the community is the client receiving the care. The role of the nurse is to evaluate health concerns, and develop an aggregate plan of care to address those concerns. Aggregates or target populations in the community may include child care centers, cities, counties, senior centers, homeless shelters, minority communities, faith based organizations, work sites, schools, or other populations. Identify and discuss a few targeted populations in your community that are of interest to you, and explain your reasons for the selections identified.