1. How does the "value chain" relate to health care organizations? What is the role of the value chain in the strategic planning process?
2. How can relevant strengths and weaknesses be used to suggest appropriate strategic actions for a health care organization? Provide several examples of strategic actions that a health care organization might take on this basis.
3. Discuss LEAN Six Sigma, and explain why more and more health care organizations are utilizing this approach to improving health care processes and reducing waste.
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.