The Case Issue Analysis Project
HCM3300 Managerial Applications of Health Services Law
Appropriate use of standard English (including spelling, punctuation, and grammar) and APA format must be used.
The case/issue analysis that I have selected is Bragdon v. Abbott
1. Case/Issue Summary (1-2 pages)
Overview of the history, the background, and the details of the case/Issue
o List of the insufficient details about the case/Issue and the assumptions the student has to make because of the missing information
o Identification of the issue(s) involved
o Stakeholder identification and discussion
o Identify all people/parties involved, including those not specifically mentioned in the case/issue
o List the concerns all stakeholders face or might have
2. Identification and Evaluation of all Main Possible Solutions (2-3 pages)
o List of all main possible solutions. For each resolution under consideration, students should include:
§ List of the significant possible consequences
§ List of the ways the particular solution is likely to positively or negatively affect every stakeholder
§ List of the ethical principles upheld or violated by the solution, including a brief explanation
o Evaluate each main solution and its outcomes, likely impact, and the values upheld and violated by it. Compare the possible solutions to each other and weigh them.
o Are some possible consequences of some possible solutions more important than others? Why?
o Are some possible consequences of some possible solutions more likely to occur than others? Why?
o Does one solution uphold or violate certain values in more or less important ways than another? Why?
o Why is one possible solution better or worse than another?
o If all main solutions are unsatisfactory, has the team searched for other possibilities or variations that have not been considered before?
3. Decision Statement and Defense Against Weaknesses (2-3 pages)
o State which solution is the best and why
o Clarify the details of the chosen resolution and justify it
o Recommend plan of action – exactly how the decision will be carried out
o Defend the decision against objections to its main weaknesses
o State the main weaknesses of the selected decision. Why might someone object the decision?
o What are the best answers to these weaknesses? Explain why the team still considers their decision is the best.