Strategic planning in any organization requires the collection of data for proper decision making to ensure the achievement of short term and long term objectives. The data gathered is critical to the operations of the organization that are required for the development, implementation and supervisory stages of strategic planning. Useful conclusions made from the collection and analysis of data will help in the determination of whether it is prudent to create the Golden Age Hospital. This is a hospital that is set up to care for the senior citizens in Mission Viejo. It will apply such data for the development of a strategy for the foundation towards achieving the missions and goals of the hospital. The strategies will assist the organization in effectively adopting the regular changes impacted by external factors. The data collected from the external environment includes a literature review on common health matters that especially affect the elderly and medical institutions for them. It will also serve as a guideline in the particular areas that require improvements. The factors that should be looked into will include political changes, demographic influence, technological changes and economic factors, with regards to how they impact the external environment of the organization. Golden Age Hospital would acquire substantial gain in terms of information from journals, magazines, libraries and carrying out field research by interviews and observations. Analysis of the market, structure and functions of the organization, finance and budgeting, and quality, ethical and Information Technology controls will be clearly outlined in this report.
The conclusion and recommendations will be acquired to explain why the Mission Viejo area is the most ideal location for the proposed care facility for the elderly.