Explain how socio-cultural factors play a role in providing healthcare within the hospital.

Power Point for the Board of Directors

For the final section of your PowerPoint to the Board of Directors, complete the following in 6-8 slides:

  1. Identify how current political and economic developments impact healthcare.
  2. Explain how socio-cultural factors play a role in providing healthcare within the hospital.
  3. Explain the impact of the Hospital’s Ethical Committee and their duties.
  4. Identify the impact of technological advancements within the organization.

Dedicate one slide to complete a PEST analysis using the below grid (PEST was created by Francis J. Aguilar who discusses a mnemonic for the four sectors of his taxonomy of the environment: Political, Economic, Socio-cultural, and Technical). In each box, identify at least 3-4 impacting factors.

Political Economic
Socio-cultural Technological

Support your thoughts with 2-3 scholarly references.

  1. Conduct additional research to gather sufficient information to justify/support your strategic plan.


Anderson-Fletcher, E., Vera, D., & Abbott, J. (2015). The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Ebola crisis: A perfect storm of human errors, system failures, and lack of mindfulness. Retrieved from https://www.uh.edu/hobby/cpp/white-paper-series/_docs/HCPP%20White%20Paper%20Series_No.%201.pdf

Burkle, F. M., & Burkle, C. M. (2015). Triage management, survival, and the law in the age of Ebola. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 9(01), 38-43. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/disaster-medicine-and-public-health-preparedness/article/triage-management-survival-and-the-law-in-the-age-of-ebola/3D7EE2BCCD4B31BFA48EACDD35CE040A/core-reader

Hernandez L. M. & Blazer D. G. (2006). The Impact of Social and Cultural Environment on Health. Hardcopy Version at National Academies Press. Retrieved fromhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK19924/

Hodge, J. G., Jr., Gostin, L. O., Hanfling, D., & Hick, J. L. (2015). Law, medicine, and public health preparedness: The case of Ebola. Public Health Reports, 130(2), 167

Ingram, R. C., Scutchfield, F. D., Mays, G. P., & Bhandari, M. W. (2012). The Economic, Institutional, and Political Determinants of Public Health Delivery System Structures. Public Health Reports, 127(2), 208–215. doi: 10.1177/003335491212700210. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3268806/

National Nurses United. (2014). Statement by RN’s at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital as provided to National Nurses United. Retrieved from http://www.nationalnursesunited.org/blog/entry/statement-by-registered-nurses-at-texas-health-presbyterian-hospital-in-dal/

Price, P. J. (2015). Ebola and the law in the United States: A short guide to public health authority and practical limits. Emory Legal Studies Research Paper, (14-299). Retrieved from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2538187

Sandy, L. G., Bodenheimer, T., Pawlson, L. G., & Starfield, B. (2009). The political economy of U.S. primary care. Health Affairs, 28(4). https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.28.4.1136

Schmall, E., Neergaard, L., & Breed, A.G. (2014, October 11). AP Enterprise: Records chronicle Duncan’s decline. Retrieved from https://www.yourconroenews.com/neighborhood/moco/news/article/AP-Enterprise-Records-chronicle-how-Ebola-kills-9496578.php

Tartari, E., Allegranzi, B., Ang, B., Calleja, N., Collignon, P., Hopman, J., … Voss, A. (2015). Preparedness of institutions around the world for managing patients with Ebola virus disease: An infection control readiness checklist. Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, 4(1), 1.

Venkat, A., Asher, S. L., Wolf, L., Geiderman, J. M., Marco, C. A., McGreevy, J., … Levine, A. C. (2015). Ethical issues in the response to Ebola virus disease in United States emergency departments: A position paper of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Emergency Nurses Association, and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Academic Emergency Medicine, 22(5), 605-615.

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