Health care is diagnosing, treating and preventing illness and other physical and mental impairment in human beings (Zuckerman, A. M. 2012). Health care is also work done in providing primary, secondary and tertiary care. A qualified health practitioner delivers it. This paper seeks to discuss the SWOT analysis and look at the strengths, weakness, opportunities and threat they face and identify factors affecting the organization. Among the weaknesses found internally are insufficient market and poor management and staffing. Strength is strategic geographical location, while opportunities and threat are availabilities of new technology and losses in the economy respectively.
There are a number of comments raised in the file; document one show the strength, weakness, opportunities and threats. The comments raised are the cardiology practice should attract more investors. Document two raises this comments; it is important to conduct routine check up to increase clientele. Should be careful not t offer poor health care, faulty apparatus. Document three addresses questions on threats; is there substitute treatment like pharmaceuticals. Weaknesses are there large number of patient being referred back. Finally opportunities are, services should improve to increase patients treated.
Document four raises questions why they select specific service, to increase the number of older patience. The results of SWOT analysis helps to find investors who will equip the cardiology practice. How does SWOT relate with strategic management and it is local hospitals that compete with them. Document five addresses comments on strength include experience and qualified practitioners. Weakness lack of enough patience education, and opportunities are patience now accepts insurance from bigger companies. Check will be offered to area patience and hire practitioners for catheterization.
In conclusion, the ASWOT analysis seeks to look into ways cardiology practice can work on their strength and opportunities and minimize threat and weaknesses. It also breaks down all the strength and opportunities and how cardiology practice can invest in to increase clients and investors while they eliminate threats that can cost them.
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