Project Management Plan Imagine that you are a project manager at a struggling hospital in the NY Metropolitan area. The hospital is on the verge of bankruptcy but is the only pediatric hospital in the area. It also boasts of some of the most innovative researchers and physicians in the country.

420-Final Project Management Plan- *There was no Project Management Plan to select. Please treat this as a Project Management Plan and you MUST USE the following format: plan_template.doc The Signature Assignment will be an 8 page (excluding cover page and references) where you will imagine that you are a project manager at a struggling hospital in the NY Metropolitan area. The hospital is on the verge of bankruptcy but is the only pediatric hospital in the area. It also boasts of some of the most innovative researchers and physicians in the country. The walls are peeling, some of the equipment is outdated, and staff morale is low. You have one year to fix the situation or the hospital will close and many people will be out of a job. Of all of these issues, your task is to pick Outdated Equipment and create an abbreviated Project Plan for this Hospital. Here is a sample project plan format for your use: plan_template.doc Be sure to state and justify your role in the hospital (i.e., contracted project manager) State and justify your decision of your approach to undertake the project considering time and budget constraints Consider where your funding will come from for this project. Be sure to use project management tools (gap analysis, etc.) You will need to research a mock budget for such a project. The numbers do not have to be precise, but as reasonable as your research can manage. Writing Guidelines -Sentence Structure -Proper grammar -Verb Tense and Agreement -Pronoun Use -Possessive Use -Punctuation -Spelling -Focus and Organization -Thesis Statement (purpose statement) & a conclusion Use a minimum of 5 (must use 2 from below list) academic sources in support of the assignment: • Double-spaced with 1-inch margins and typed in 12-point Times New Roman • Title page and Reference Page (do not count in page numbers). • Use in-text citations appropriately, including page numbers to avoid plagiarism • Paraphrase the information from your readings and research • Build support in the paper using background material Please use at least two from the sections below to incorporate into the paper as a reference. Reading: Case, M. Cardella, A. Toomey, M. (n.d). Project Scoping in Healthcare: An exploration and Tips. Retrieved from Chapter 2. Building the Project Foundation: Project Teams and Scope. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. Retrieved from Gupta, M. C., & Kerrick, S. A. (2014). A conflict resolution tool for project managers: Evaporating cloud. Journal of International Technology and Information Management, 23(3), 61-III Lonergan, K. (2014). Why do projects fail. Retrieved from Al-Abri, Rashid. (2007). Managing Change in Healthcare. Oman Medical Journal. Oct: 22(3):9-10. Retrieved from Lee, D. S. (2013). 5 Lessons healthcare can learn from project management. Retrieved from Dinsmore, Paul C., and Cabanis-Brewin, Jeannette. AMA Handbook of Project Management (4th Edition). Saranac Lake, NY, USA: AMACOM Books, 2014. (Read Chapter 23: Projects—The Engine of Strategy Execution) Watt, A. (n.d.). Risk Management Planning. Retrieved from InLoox. (2016). 10 common project management mistakes and how to avoid them . Retrieved from The Value of Project Management (n.d.). Retrieved from Evaluation Toolbox. (n.d.). Retrieved from Pohjola, T., Suhonen, M., Mattila, K., & Meretoja, R. (2016). The work done in healthcare projects. Journal of Nursing, 3(1), Retrieved from Buelow, J. R., Zuckweiler, K. M., & Rosacker, K. M. (2010). Evaluation methods for hospital projects. Hospital Topics, 88(1), 10-7. Dopson, Sue; Parand, Anam, Renz, Anna; Vincent, Charles (2014) The Role of Hospital Managers in quality and patient safety: A systematic review Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). (2018). Healthcare cost and utilization project. Retrieved from Dye, C. F. (2010). Leadership in Healthcare : Essential Values and Skills (2nd Edition). Chicago, IL, USA: Health Administration Press. (Read Chapter 1) Reducing Costs in the Health Care System: Learning From What Has Been Griffin, C. H. (2015). Delivering results. Healthcare Design, 15(9), 106-109. Van Damme, N., Buijck, B., Van Hecke, A., Verhaeghe, S., Goossens, E., & Beeckman, D. (2016). Development of a quality of meals and meal service set of indicators for residential facilities for elderly. Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, 20(5), 471-477. doi:10.1007/s12603-015-0627-4. An Introduction to Project, Program and Portfolio Management in Healthcare (Read and peruse as needed) Conducting a Needs Assessment. Retrieved from (This is a good example of a questionnaire for a needs assessment for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Henry, R., Hartley, B., Simpson, M., & Doyle, N. (2014). The development and evaluation of a holistic needs assessment and care planning learning package targeted at cancer nurses in the UK. Ecancermedicalscience, 8(413-446), 1-6. doi:10.3332/ecancer. Preventing Falls in Hospitals—Tool 1B: Stakeholder Analysis. Retrieved from QCOSS. Step 4: Beginning the project planning and needs assessment process. Retrieved from Gap Analysis Tool Instructions. Retrieved from CIO (Sep. 2011). How to undertake needs assessment in project management. Retrieved from THE CONTEXT OF HEALTHCARE PROJECT MANAGEMENT (Read Project Stakeholders, p. 10-12). Retrieved from Wright, J. (1998) Development and Importance of health Needs Assessment, BMJ, 316(7140), 1310–1313. Retrieved from

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