As we have already mentioned, strategic management deals with decision making in all those aspects that are considered fundamental for the organization. At this point, we must know the four aspects that make up any strategy: The scope or field of activity. With this part of the strategy we are delimiting the field of activity of the organization, in our case the health sector...

A nurse manager at the present time must be in a position to carry out a correct analysis of the healthcare organization. In other words, she must be able to describe the strategy, structures, culture and the different groups of people that make up the organization. And this is so because the modern healthcare organization must be centered on people and its own organizational culture, so that the strategy and structure respond to it. ...

Many times we make statements about the different ways we have to do something, with good results and in different ways. Therefore, we must start by defining the activities that will be carried out during the development of the plan. To determine the methodology that we are going to follow we must consider: ...

Leer en español The people who make up the teams are responsible for carrying out all those activities inherent to their position and will therefore be a key link in the achievement of success. It is important to consider slowly which people will make up each of the team positions, their competencies and skills so that all team positions are correctly filled, as all of them must complement each other. In the design of the team, we must...

Leer en español Different approaches can be considered in the development of planning. These approaches can be considered according to the different environments in which we may find ourselves. Normative planning  Normative planning would be appropriate in more stable environments. It involves procedures that have been fixed in advance in order to create an order that facilitates standardisation, so that it can be controlled and monitored at all points in the process. The aim is to know which actions will...

In order to understand what planning at a strategic level is, it leads us to try to understand what the characteristics are that make it up. In this way, the first characteristic we must understand is the holistic vision. In order to try to plan successfully at the strategic level, we must try to develop a holistic vision of the whole, where each of the components, units, etc. is a function of the whole. Understanding this functional mechanism is key, as...

Measuring the cost of a product is complicated when the products are services that are aimed at people, given that multiple variables are considered. When talking about the cost of nursing services, one of the main problems we face is the omission of variables. Also, there is a lack of data comparison, in addition to the multiple definitions of cost. ...

The budget is the tool that allows the planning of the future of the organizations and the different units that compose it. Not only does it allow for planning the future, but it also helps in making decisions about the activities and strategies to be carried out....

Leer en español When referring to goods and services we must include the different aspects that health and care encompass. In this sense, we must consider that people are continuously buying goods or services, from which we expect to obtain a benefit or satisfy a need. These goods or services are obtained through a usually economic exchange, through which such good or service is obtained. In the economic context, wealth can be defined as the economic value...

Leer en español Everything has been linked since we resumed the activity of our website and in which we have been reviewing with a critical and constructive spirit the different aspects that concern nursing management in this time of crisis. On this occasion, we address the issue of material resources. From our pages, we have already addressed issues related to material resources, such as innovation at zero cost and in which we show how a small project was able...