Strategic & Operational Planning
In 300 words, respond to the following scenario:
Philosophies should be reviewed periodically. Brainstorm concepts that should be addressed in the General Hospital philosophy. Review the current philosophy below and decide if it should be edited and, if so, how?
Philosophy of General Hospital: General Hospital is committed to assessing and meeting the physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, social, and rehabilitative health needs of the citizens in the region.
The worth, dignity, and autonomy of individuals are recognized, as is each individual’s right to self-direction and responsibility for his or her own life. Individual uniqueness will be considered when assessing needs and delivering quality care.
Educational pursuits, research, and public service programs will be used to promote innovations and improvement of health care in the region. General Hospital personnel will work in collaboration with customers and in partnership with other organizations to provide cost-effective services.