1. Describe 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?
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.
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?
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.