What were the issues that led to the implementation of the program?

Case Assignment

Please read the following article:

Holden, M. J., Izzy, C., Dunno, M., Smith, E. G., Andres, T., Holden, J. C., & Kuhn, F. (2010). Children and residential experiences: A comprehensive strategy for implementing a research- informed program model for residential care. Child Welfare, 89(2), 131-49.

After reading the article, please answer the following questions.

  1. What were the issues that led to the implementation of the program?
  2. Describe the program.
  3. How will the implementation of the program resolve the issues mentioned in the first question?
  4. If you were the manager of this program, what would identify as the positive aspects?
  5. What changes would you make to improve the program?

Assignment Expectations

  1. Be sure to conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to familiarize yourself with the facts of the case and be sure to justify/support your position.
  2. Limit your responses to two -three pages Times new roman font DD.
  3. Please support your discussions with scholarly support (3-5 references). Be sure to properly cite all references.
  4. Apply critical thinking skills the the assignment component.

Module 2 – Background

Organizational Design, Culture, and Adaptation

Required Readings

Applesauce, S. H. & Kohl, L. (2000). Transformation or change: some prescriptions for health care organizations. Managing Service Quality. Redford: 2000. Vol. 10, ISS. 5; p. 279.

Codding ton, D. C., Fischer, E. A., & Moore, K. D. (2000). Characteristics of successful health care systems. Health Forum Journal. San Francisco: Nov/Dec 2000. Vol. 43, ISS. 6.

Dubs, N. L. & Browning, S. L. (2002). Organizational design consistency: The Penn Care and Henry Ford Health System experiences / Practitioner application. Journal of Healthcare Management. Chicago: Sep/Oct 2002. Vol. 47, ISS. 5; p. 307.

Rhodesia, B. M. & Nathanial, J. (2007). Organizational Adoption of Medical Technology in Health Sector. Journal of Services Research. Burgeon: Oct 2007-Mar 2008. Vol. 7, ISS. 2; p. 57. Note – please read only the first sections up to the “Discussion” section.

Holden, M. J., Izzy, C., Dunno, M., Smith, E. G., Andres, T., Holden, J. C., & Kuhn, F. (2010). Children and residential experiences: A comprehensive strategy for implementing a research- informed program model for residential care. Child Welfare, 89(2), 131-49.

Roy Niff.  (2011). Promoting cooperation in health care: creating endogenous institutions. Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management, 6(1), 46-63.

Vac hon, G., Ike, N., Brown-Walker, M., Ch hay, V., Pinkeye, I., & Undergraduate, T.. (2007). Improving Access to Diabetes Care in an Inner-City, Community-Based Outpatient Health Center with a Monthly Open-Access, Multi station Group Visit Program. Journal of the National Medical Association, 99(12), 1327-36.

Activator, J. (2011). A case study of collaborative communications within healthcare logistics. Leadership in Health Services, 24(1), 51-63.

Optional Readings

Cellular, A. E. & Gerber, P.J. (2002). Strategic integration of hospitals and physicians. Working Paper.

Kroner, A. & Tannhauser, D. (2001). Health service management: Case studies. Sixth Edition, Illinois: Health Administration Press.

Intermingle, H. (1989). Intermingle on management:Inside our strange world of organizations. London: Free Press.

Berger, P., Fourier, L., Debouillet, H., Hudson, C., Hoyle, J., Provence, M. D., & Levesque, J. (2013). Implementing a knowledge application program for anxiety and depression in community-based primary mental health care: A multiple case study research protocol. Implementation Science, 8(1), 26.

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