Managing and Leading Change in a Health Organization

HS450 Unit 3 Assignment

Managing and Leading Change in a Health Organization

Course Outcome

 HS450-2: Demonstrate how effective team building optimizes the implementation of strategic

planning.

Unit Outcomes

 Differentiate among the different types of teams and task groups and their uses in health care

organizations.

 Understand the factors associated with high-performing teams.

 Define the communication process and what constitutes effective communication.

Instructions

You are the administrator of a clinic with 50 employees. You have been tasked with facilitating

discussion with other health professionals in your clinic to select a new EHR system, which will be

implemented across the organization. Please complete the assignment as indicated in the instructions

below.

Part 1

Competency Assessed

Build effective teams.

Instructions

Construct a plan to build 1-2 effective teams to collaborate in selecting a new EHR system for the clinic.

Identify the professional roles that should be represented on your team(s). You should be prepared for

possible disagreements regarding priorities and processes, so your plan must include at least three (3)

team/consensus building methods.

Part 2

Competency Assessed

Interpret concepts of change management theories, techniques and leadership.

Instructions

Evaluate the concepts of change management theories, techniques, and leadership by assessing

typical challenges seen with implementing a new EHR system across an organization. Your evaluation

should demonstrate that you have considered how a transition to EHR would result in the need to plan

for change management interventions. Provide two (2) examples of challenges arising from EHR

adoption and detail the change management theories that you would enact to overcome resistance to

change.

Part 3

Competency Assessed

Implement a departmental strategic plan.

Instructions

Demonstrate implementation of a departmental strategic plan by detailing at least two (2) areas of risk

exposure mitigation, organizational or process re-design, training, or communication strategy, as they

relate to EHR implementation.

Part 4

Competency Assessed

Evaluate the stages of the procurement process.

Instructions

Demonstrate understanding of the purpose of the procurement process. What are the purposes of the

Request for Proposal (RFP), the Request for Information (RFI) and the Request for Quotation (RFQ)?

Provide detail for when and how to use each to help an HCO more fully identify its needs and the issues

involved with planning for significant projects or purchases.

Assignment Requirements:

● Please complete all parts in a Microsoft Word document.

● The body of your document should be at least 1200 words in length.

● Quoting should be less than 10% of the entire paper. Paraphrasing is necessary.

● Students must cite and reference at least 4 credible sources from the KU Library.

● Please be sure visit the Kaplan Writing Center to assist you with meeting APA expectations for

written Assignments.

Submit your work to the appropriate Dropbox.