Essay Swot Analysis : The Diabetic Education Center

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SWOT Analysis
Hamidi and Delbahari (2011) explains the SWOT analysis as a participatory model used by groups for examining conditions and developing appropriate strategies and plans, through assessing attributes and proficiencies to foster evidence for change within a group. SWOT analysis tool analyzes internal and external environments to make systematic approach to making decisions through analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. (Ghazinoory, Abdi, & Azadegan-Mehr, 2011). Marquis & Huston (2015) states to proceed with a SWOT analysis; the team must have a through understanding of the desired objective. The Diabetic Education Center (DEC) desired outcome is to improve the education process so that regardless of where a patient/family is within the Value Stream, they can expect to receive consistent content and quality education that enables them to achieve and maintain optimal health and quality of life in the most efficient cost-effective manner; thus, making our Diabetes inpatient and outpatient service line financially sustainable. The purpose of this paper is complete a SWOT analysis of the strategic plan of developing a Diabetic Education Center through discussing two strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. In addition, to provide an explanation of whether the threats or weaknesses also pose opportunities.
Accurate quality data should be gathered for analysis (van Wijngaarden, Scholten, & van Wijk, 2012). For the Diabetic Educational…

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