Essay On Medical Center Of Plano

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The Medical Center of Plano Lily Flynn Kaplan University The Medical Center of Plano The Medical Center of Plano has established itself as a leader in health care since its opening in 1975, nestled in Plano, Texas. Since its inception as a small community hospital, it prides its self of the delivery of quality health care as well as its concern for its patients. Over the years, it has grown to “a full-service facility, with 427-bed acute-care facility with more than 1,300 employees and over 1000 physicians on staff, representing over 70 specialties and subspecialties.” (The Medical Center of Plano, 2014, para. 2) The main campus “includes the main hospital and medical offices, also includes an outpatient surgery center, a comprehensive cancer-treatment center, an emergency and Level 2 trauma center, a radiology/imaging center, a comprehensive cardiovascular program, the Center of Lifestyle Enhancement, The Bariatric Institute, Wound Care Center and complete woman’s and children’s services including a high-risk antepartum unit and a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit.” (The Medical Center of Plano, 2014, para. 2)This success can be accredited to their Mission Statement: “Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life; in recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve.” (The Medical Center of Plano, 2014, para. 1) Their dedication to their mission statement and also due to the loyalty of the local community has given way to recent construction projects, such as a $66 million dollar expansion and renovation, new construction of a new emergency department and a new outpatient surgery center. These new ve... ... middle of paper ... ... and time was spent assessing the internal and external factors that would impact the business. Success would mean longevity and a greater potential for future growth. Failure could mean a possible closure of the business. The Medical Center of Plano has had nearly 40 years of success. The Center has proven itself as a staple in the community and continues to thrive in an industry that is constantly evolving. This success can only be attributed to the design of the controlled (internal factors) and management of items that are uncontrolled (external factors). References The Medical Center of Plano. (2014). About Us, Hospital Overview. Retrieved from http://themedicalcenterofplano.com/about/index.dot The Medical Center of Plano. (2014). About Us, Mission and Values. Retrieved from http://themedicalcenterofplano.com/about/mission-vision-and-values.dot

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