Strategic Groups and Outcomes in Nursing Facilities

Published in: Health Care Management Review, v. 28, no. 3, July-Sep. 2003, p. 217-227

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2003

by Nicholas G. Castle

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This article uses the Miles and Snow typology of strategies to examine nursing facilities' strategic responses to their changing environment and whether strategic responses are associated with facilities performance in quality outcomes. The author hypothesizes that prospector nursing facilities will have the highest quality outcomes, followed by defender, analyzer, and reactor facilities.

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