An Environmental Analysis of the US Healthcare System using the example of the UW Medical Center


Academic Paper, 2021

6 Pages, Grade: B


Abstract or Introduction

In this paper, an analysis of the current environment of the UW Medical Center is conducted, including an environmental scan, analysis of strategic direction, and competitive forces analysis.

The healthcare system in the United States is quite diverse and refined. It consists of healthcare institutions belonging to various niches and segments, ranging from entry-level clinics to large-scale multi-state hospitals. Each year, the national healthcare system carries the burden of some $3.8 trillion in health expenses, which accounts for 17.7% of the country’s annual GDP. Among them, UW Medical Center, Montlake is recognized as a top performing hospital located in Seattle, WA, USA. It is a 442-bed hospital with all the facilities and specialties of a large-scale hospital to the people in Washington DC. Due to its successful operations and the fact that it has been nationally ranked in nine medical specialties, UW Medical Center is an ideal choice for conducting an analysis of the current environment including an environmental scan, analysis of strategic direction, and competitive forces analysis.

Details

Title
An Environmental Analysis of the US Healthcare System using the example of the UW Medical Center
College
University of Balochistan
Course
Healthcare
Grade
B
Author
Year
2021
Pages
6
Catalog Number
V1278105
ISBN (eBook)
9783346731685
ISBN (Book)
9783346731692
Language
English
Keywords
Healthcare, Environmental Analysis, Marketing, Porter's Five Forces
Quote paper
Yasir Khan (Author), 2021, An Environmental Analysis of the US Healthcare System using the example of the UW Medical Center, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1278105

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