Healthcare Delivery System Evaluation Select a real world
healthcare delivery system to illustrate and discuss the various
structural and functional components and organizational design
theory being exemplified. The illustration should identify the
following: purpose and population served; the organizational design
and underlying theory exemplified in the system; how the healthcare
system is financed; and a visual representation identifying the
various structural and functional components and their
interrelationships within the system. The brief written summary
should include: a rationale as to why the selected healthcare
entity is considered a “system”; discussion of current trends
related to and impacting this healthcare system; and a summary
discussing key aspects of the systematic interrelationships of the
structural and functional components, theoretical design involved,
and implications for healthcare administration. References to
classroom learning and concepts from the course materials are
expected. All citations and reference list should follow APA
writing style guidelines.
Healthy Plants Ltd. (HP) produces its premium plant food in
100-pound bags. Demand for the product is 100,000 pounds per week.
HP operates 50 weeks per year. HP can produce 250,000 pounds per
week. The setup cost is $200 and the annual holding cost rate is
$0.55 per bag. Currently, HP produces its premium plant food in
batches of 1,000,000 pounds.
1. What is the economic production quantity (EPQ) in bags?
2. What is the maximum inventory level in bags
using the economic production quantity (EPQ) as the quantity of
plant food to make per production cycle?
3. What is the total annual cost of using the economic
production quantity (EPQ) as quantity of plant food to make per