Strategic planning is essential in the sustainability of all healthcare organizations. Outline the processes, or steps, involved in the strategic planning process and continual monitoring of the internal and external environment. Provide a substantive 150 to 250 word initial post that fully answers the following questions:
- Discuss how strategic planning is a dynamic, verses linear, process. Why is this important?
- What roles, if any, do quality and information technology play in an organization’s strategic direction?
Utilize at least one scholarly source, cited in correct APA format that supports factual statements and conclusions about the topic.