Case Study of Cedar Sinai Medical Center

Using the information that follows for Cedar Sinai Medical Center, complete a SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis.

Mission: To improve the health of the communities we serve
Vision: To continue as the leading health care organization in Los Angeles, while enhancing our position as a recognized leader among the nation’s most respected, admired, and trusted health care organizations
Values: Integrity, excellence, teamwork and collaboration, respect, compassion, innovation, stewardship, efficiency, diversity
Strategic Goals:
Improve patient experience
Reducing readmissions
Reducing costs
Antimicrobial stewardship
Organizational Goals:
Attract and enhance relationships with the best and most respected physicians, scientists, nurses, other health care professionals and staff, sharing institutional commitments to leadership, quality and value
Reach out to a broader and more diverse Los Angeles community, serving as a model for other health care organizations in providing a wide range of community benefit and community service programs.
Provide superior facilities, as well as leading edge medical and information technology
Maintain a secure financial base including a growing endowment, enhancing Cedars-Sinai’s long term ability to achieve it’s mission and vision
Consider partnerships and affiliations with other leading high quality health care organizations and other industry participants

Case study discussion:
Answer the following questions in a succinct and thorough manner as per instructions provided:

What do you think are the strengths of Cedar Sinai?
After identifying their weaknesses, how could they use their board to make them into opportunities
Managers can aid in not only identifying threats but in eliminating them. How would managers eliminate the threats you have identified?

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