VA Problems
Assignment 2:Case Study Analysis—Case 6: VA Problems

To complete this assignment review the following Web resource:
Bolstad, E. (2011, October 11). Congress slams Miami VA hospital at hearing.The Miami Herald.Retrieved from

Complete a detailed case study analysis of the given case, using the process described in Appendix A of the first textbook.
Your completed Case Study Analysis Report will include the following sections:

    Executive summary
    Body of the case report
        Key issues
        Situational analysis
        Strategy formulation
        Implementation strategies
        Benchmarks for success and contingency plans

Where not all pertinent information is given in the case itself, search for that information through the South University online library, or perform a Web search for the required information. Note: Do not search for information beyond the date of the case.

For the Situational Analysis you are encouraged to provide visual presentation of data in your situational analysis and use the analysis tools from your textbook and other analysis tools you have used in your program, such as trend analysis, stakeholder analysis, etc.

Present your Case Study Analysis report in a Word document, formatted in the headings and sub-headings given above.

Submit your report in two steps: First, a preliminary report with the key issues, situational analysis, and strategy formulation. Then the complete report with recommendation, implementation strategies, benchmarks, and the executive summary.

Name your document as:LastnameFirstInitial_W6_A2_Preliminary.docandLastnameFirstInitial_W6_A2_Complete.doc.

For example, if your name is John Smith, your document will be namedSmithJ_W6_A2_Preliminary.docandSmithJ_W6_A2_Complete.doc

ByFriday, March 14, 2014, submit the preliminary report to theW6: Assignment 2 Dropbox. BySaturday, March 15, 2014, submit the complete report to theW6: Assignment 2 Dropbox.

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Key Issues: Key issues are complete and clearly explained.


Situational Analysis

External environment analysis includes detailed service area competitive analysis.


Internal environment analysis includes strengths and weaknesses with respect to resources, competencies, an capabilities.


Directional strategies are defined.


Strategy Formulation: Adaptive, market entry, and competitive strategies are developed and supported with rationale.


Recommendation:Alternatives are practical, specific, and related to key issues.


Implementation Strategies:Service delivery and support strategies are linked to directional, adaptive, and market entry and competitive strategies.


Benchmarks for Success:Measurements for success are clearly identified.


Expressed ideas clearly in writing, used appropriate visual presentation of data, and presented the case study analysis report in the specified format.


Applied the correct APA style, usage, grammar, and punctuation.




Please include the serious aspects that occurred, the failures/outcomes and how many other VA hospitals it impacted. Also, Please include the SWOT, it is very important and I need this ASAP please.
Thank you