NRS 451VN Grand Canyon United Health Group Organizational Evaluation Report

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Research a health care organization or network that spans several states with in the United States (United Healthcare, Vanguard, Banner Health, etc.). Assess the readiness of the health care organization or network you chose in regard to meeting the health care needs of citizens in the next decade.

Prepare a 1,000-1,250 word paper that presents your assessment and proposes a strategic plan to ensure readiness. Include the following:

  1. Describe the health care organization or network.
  2. Describe the organization's overall readiness based on your findings.
  3. Prepare a strategic plan to address issues pertaining to network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction.
  4. Identify any current or potential issues within the organizational culture and discuss how these issues may affect aspects of the strategic plan.
  5. Propose a theory or model that could be used to support implementation of the strategic plan for this organization. Explain why this theory or model is best.

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Course Code NRS-451VN Class Code NRS-451VN-O501 Criteria Content Percentage 80.0% Health Care Organization or Network 15.0% Assessment of Overall Organizational Readiness 15.0% Strategic Plan 20.0% Identification of Current or Potential Issues in Organizational Culture and Impact of These to Strategic Plan 15.0% Theory or Model to Support Implementation of Strategic Plan 15.0% Organization, Effectiveness, and Format 20.0% Thesis Development and Purpose 5.0% Argument Logic and Construction 5.0% Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use) 5.0% Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) 2.0% Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style) 3.0% Total Weightage 100% Assignment Title Health Organization Evaluation Unsatisfactory (0.00%) Health care organization or network is not described. Assessment of overall organizational readiness is omitted. Strategic plan is omitted. Current or potential issues in the organizational culture and the impact of these to strategic plan are omitted. Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is omitted. Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim. Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources. Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used. Template is not used appropriately, or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Sources are not documented. Total Points 180.0 Less Than Satisfactory (65.00%) Health care organization or network is partially presented. There are significant omissions and inaccuracies. Assessment of overall organizational readiness is partially presented. There are significant omissions. Degree of organizational readiness is not established. Strategic plan is partially presented. Plan contains major omissions. The plan fails to address issues outlined in the assignment criteria. Current or potential issues in the organizational culture are partially summarized. The potential impact of these on the strategic plan is unclear. There are omissions and inaccuracies throughout. Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is partially described. It is unclear how the theory or model would support implementation of strategic plan for the organization. Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear. Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied. Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent. Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors. Satisfactory (75.00%) Health care organization or network is summarized. Some information is needed. There are minor inaccuracies related to the representation of the organization or network. Assessment of overall organizational readiness is summarized. Degree of organizational readiness is partially established. More information, rationale, and support are needed. The strategic plan generally addresses network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction. More information, rationale, and support are needed. Current or potential issues in the organizational culture are generally discussed. The impact of these on the strategic plan is summarized. Evidence and rationale are needed to support claims. Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is proposed. The theory or model demonstrates some support for implementation of the strategic plan for the organization. It is unclear why this theory or model is the best choice. More information is needed. Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose. Argument is orderly but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed. Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present. Good (85.00%) Health care organization or network is described. Some detail is needed for clarity. Assessment of overall organizational readiness is described. Degree of organizational readiness is generally established. Some evidence or rationale is needed for support. The strategic plan addresses network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction. Some evidence or rationale is needed for support. Current or potential issues in the organizational culture and the potential impact of these on the strategic plan are discussed. Some evidence or rationale is needed. Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is proposed. The theory or model demonstrates support for implementation of the strategic plan for the organization. General rationale is provided for why the theory or model is the best choice. Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose. Argument shows logical progression. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech. Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct. Excellent (100.00%) Health care organization or network is clearly and accurately described. Assessment of overall organizational readiness is described in detail. Degree of organizational readiness is established. Strong evidence and rationale support the assessment. The strategic plan is well developed. Network growth, nurse staffing, resource management, and patient satisfaction are addressed in detail. The plan is supported with strong evidence and rationale. Current or potential issues in the organizational culture are clearly identified. The potential impact of these on the strategic plan is thoroughly described and supported with evidence and rationale. Theory or model to support strategic plan implementation is proposed. The theory or model demonstrates strong support for implementation of the strategic plan for the organization. Compelling rationale supports why the theory or model is the best choice. Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. Comments Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. All format elements are correct. Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error. Points Earned
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UNITED HEALTH GROUP
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Introduction
The United Health Group operates as a public healthcare company started 43 years ago
by Richard Burke in Minnesota. It’s the largest healthcare company globally in terms of revenue
recording $242.2 billion in 2019, with projection stating its revenue in 2020 might surpass the
$260 billion mark. The company comprises the Optum branch, which functions as the
company’s business arm and the United Healthcare branch, which provides healthcare services.
Its employer and individual division offer healthcare services to large national employers while
its Medicare and retirement division offers care to those above 65 years. Its community and state
programs care for the medically underserved and economically challenged individuals based on
the monthly premiums paid to the state program. The largest division of united healthcare
globally serves over 6.2 million people in more than 133 states worldwide. The company has an
established reputation for providing comprehensive healthcare services and packages to its
millions of customers worldwide. The company operates on a framework for promoting health
ownership to increase patient accountability and empowerment (Engelgau, 2016).
Organization’s overall readiness
The company views its main challenge as the need to increase member engagement in
wellness and healthcare initiatives, beginning with its employees. The company operates in 300
locations and 41,000telecommuters with 105,000 employees, which presents a challenge when
deploying joint healthcare initiatives across all its branches. To solve the issue, it implemented a
consumer-driven health plan approach in 2003, which makes its healthcare services more
accessible and affordable. The program has led to a 66% market engagement in 2014, effectively
reducing healthcare costs and allowing employees to manage their...


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