Assume the role of the chief operations strategist for a multi-specialty health care organization. You have determined that the organization could benefit from creating a workforce management strategy for the purpose of optimizing staffing levels. With worsening staffing shortages in critical areas such as nursing and primary care physicians, there is a concern that staffing shortages will result in higher labor costs across the healthcare spectrum. This could pose a significant challenge to the goal of balancing costs, quality and access to care.
Draft a memo to the CEO outlining a plan to develop a strategy for optimizing your organization’s workforce management strategy. Your memo should:
Conclude your memo with a discussion on how workforce management strategies and value-based strategies may improve operational efficiency.
Described the looming shortages of critical supply areas with specific examples and well-integrated, strong supporting information.
Explained the impact of the growing baby boom population on the system and how their complex needs effect it with strong supporting evidence.
Provided a thorough and detailed assessment the use of analytics in optimizing recruitment and retention efforts for healthcare workers in critical roles
Advocated for value-based strategies with specific examples and well-integrated, strong supporting information.
Discussed thoroughly how workforce management strategies and value-based strategies may improve operational efficiency.
All elements of a properly structured memo are present: Identifies the recipient(s), who is sending it, the subject line, the date, introduction, body, and conclusion. Professional in tone.