identify an issue or process that could be improved and apply knowledge and strategies related to systems theory.

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  • Review the information presented in this week’s Learning Resources on systems theory and the difference between open and closed systems.
  • Reflect on the practices and processes with which you are familiar in your organization. Identify one problematic issue or process that could be improved.
  • Consider the problem from a closed-system perspective. Then think about how the issue or process you selected could be addressed by viewing it from an open-system perspective. How would the transition from a closed- to an open-system view help you and others to address the problem and improve outcomes?

By Day 3

Post a description of the problem that you identified in your selected organization. Explain the problem from a closed-system perspective. Then, describe how the problem could be addressed by viewing it from an open-system perspective, and explain how this modification would help you and others improve health care outcome

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paula9
School: Carnegie Mellon University

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Running head: OPEN AND CLOSED SYSTEMS OF MANAGEMENT

Open and Closed systems of management in Healthcare
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OPEN AND CLOSED SYSTEMS OF MANAGEMENT

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Recently, in my organization, there has been a steady drop in patients visiting the facility
in a day. This has resulted in late salaries and late procurement of medical supplies because most
of the healthcare earnings come from the customers. About a year ago, the hospital would get
more than five hundred customers each day. Within months, the average number of customers
per day dropped to 300 patients. This became a little worrying, and the hospital made a few
changes in response. Treatment charges were dropped by nearly 25%. Some nurses and doctors
were sacked and new ones employed. Despite the changes, the number of customers visiting the
facility continued to dec...

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