Using the financial model simulate the effect of the proposed scenarios on this hospital’s profit.

Quiz

Using the financial model (attached), and the Excel template provided, simulate (using Excel Solver) the effect of the proposed scenarios on this hospital’s profit.

a) Scenario 1: Set the max value of reduction across the revenue options at 30%

b)Scenario 2: Set the max value of reduction across the revenue options at 20%.

c)Scenario 3: Set the Shared Savings revenue at 50 (in the Baseline portion of the file).

  1. Which one of the proposed scenarios results in the bigger profit (net) for the hospital? Does your result (answer) make sense? Please explain.

2) Develop a strategy map for a primary care dental clinic. Using your own professional and academic research;

i) Determine five challenges facing primary care dentistry

ii) And develop a strategy map that this clinic should use to increase their market share in the field.

Make sure that the strategy map includes eight initiatives and that they touch the four perspectives. Also, include targets for each initiative, and make sure that the metrics for these targets are a mix of leading and lagging indicators.

iii) Beside the strategy map, you should also submit a document (or additional slides in the PowerPoint document with the strategy map) where you address how the challenges found influence the field of primary care dentistry.

iv) You should also discuss how the initiatives proposed relate to the challenges presented, and how they could contribute to the desired increase in market share.

A template for the strategy map is posted on Blackboard. You can definitely use the template to develop your strategy map.

Write 2 simple statements and 3 compound statements in sentence form. For the compound statements, use a different connective for each. You need to have a negation in at least one of your compound statements. Underline the connectives.

Assignment

1a) Write 2 simple statements and 3 compound statements in sentence form. For the compound statements, use a different connective for each. You need to have a negation in at least one of your compound statements. Underline the connectives.

b). Write your 3 compound statements symbolically.

c. Write truth tables for your three compound statements. Construct a truth table for the following statements:

i) ~q → p

ii) (p ∧ q) → (q ∧ p)

iii) r ↔ (p ∨ ~q)

3)How many lines would a truth table for the following statement contain? For bonus points, construct the truth table.

(~p ∧ ~q) → (s → r)

4)Let p be “it is raining”, q be “I will go outside”, r be “I will bring an umbrella” and s be “I will get wet”.

Translate the following sentences into symbolic logic:

a) If it is not raining, I will go outside.

b)It is raining and I will bring an umbrella or I will get wet.

c)If it is raining, I will go outside and if I bring an umbrella, I will not get wet.

d)If and only if it is raining, I will get wet if I go outside and do not bring an umbrella.

5) Show that the following pairs of statements are equal to each other using truth tables.

a) p ∨ (q ∧ r) = (p ∨ q) ∧ (p ∨ r)

b)p → q = ~q → ~p

6) Bonus: Create 4 statements in the mold of the statements in number 4. The statements should be at least somewhat related. Write 4 sentences using these statements, translate these sentences into symbolic logic and write truth tables for the four.

What is the KEY ARGUMENT being communicated by the author based on their main research findings?.

  1. What is the KEY ARGUMENT being communicated by the author based on their main research findings?. (This is not a summary of the article; this is not what the article is “about”; it is the central argument based on the research evidence provided by the author). (3 marks)
  2. What is the author’s research method? (i.e. how does he/she collect the data?) What are the size and characteristics of the sample? (2 marks)
    Method:
    Sample size:
    Sample characteristics:
  3. Outline two pieces of data that the author uses to support his/her argument that are drawn from his/her research (Not just 2 random facts from the article – this must be data from the research that the author uses to support the main idea that you identify above.). Explain how the evidence is related to the main idea. (2 X 2 = 4 marks)
    a) Data:
    Relation to the main argument:
    b) Data:
    Relation to the main argument:
  4. Is the information provided verifiable and well-researched? Use the factors listed on the hint sheet to make your evaluation. (3 marks)
    A mark out of 3 (1=poor; 2=good; 3= excellent) will be assigned for grammar, spelling, and style of communication
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