HSM 541 Middlefield Hospital

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HSM 541 Middlefield Hospital
You are the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Middlefield Hospital. Middlefield Hospital is a…

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HSM 541 Middlefield Hospital

HSM 541 Middlefield Hospital

A+ You Decide Week 2 

You are the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Middlefield Hospital. Middlefield Hospital is a 450-bed tertiary care facility in a major urban area in the Northeast. The hospital is an integrated health system that provides the full array of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital enjoys a reputation for quality care in the area.

As the new CEO, you have learned that the hospital’s employee turnover rate exceeds 20%, and there are over 100 nursing vacancies. You have also learned the following facts that may be impacting these workforce shortages:

A new hospital has recently opened in your market area that has produced competition for Middlefield Hospital.

Employee morale has deteriorated over the last 12 months.

Essex University (a local college) is considering eliminating its nursing degree program because there is continual difficulty in recruiting well qualified instructors.

The board of directors has asked that you provide a 750-word report detailing your strategies and recommendations to overcome the workforce shortages and to improve employee morale. The strategies and recommendations should be as specific as possible and include the resources needed for implementation. Your primary text and journal/website research must be used as a reference to support your analysis.

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In this paper, the writer discusses the possible actions he would take if he were appointed as the new CEO of Middlefield Hospital, a 450-bed tertiary care institution in one of the key Northeast urban…