Mha6999 seminar in healthcare cases– week 2 lecture, discussion, and


This week, we will review two case studies:

  • Medication Error
  • The Electronic Medical Record: Efficient Medical Care or Disaster in the Making?

These case studies will cover topics on quality/patient safety and finance, which include making decisions and addressing concerns as a healthcare leader. You will have the opportunity to discuss a case among your fellow students and perform a written analysis on the case.

Your Learning Objectives for the Week:

  • Formulate recommendations for enhancing health care organizational effectiveness based on analysis of systems for planning, decision-making, budgeting, and control.
  • Interpret the formulation and implementation of business strategies in health care organizations, models of strategic management, and the role of stakeholders in the strategic management process.
  • Critique healthcare reform process in the US health care system, reviewing major proposals for system reform currently under consideration including governance and accountability models.