1Describe the important connections between external environmental analysis and service area competitor analysis. How do these two types of analysis impact each other in strategic planning for a health care organization?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. 

2.. How would you go about defining the service area for a particular health care organization or medical service? Describe the specific steps and processes.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

3. Many Americans are now traveling outside of the U. S. for elective medical procedures. What does this mean in terms of service area competitor analysis? What would you do as a hospital CEO or senior manager to keep your own patients at home and receiving services at your own facility rather than traveling abroad for care? 

Your response should be at least 500 words in length.