A “Center of Excellence” is a department/service line that provides a service wh

A “Center of Excellence” is a department/service line that provides a service which is considered to be one of the best.  It is used to benchmark against and is seen to be an expert in the field.  
Your assignment is to build your own “Center of Excellence”.  You can use an existing Center of Excellence or build one of your own, get creative!  Remember this is a Service Line, it can’t be a whole institution (ex/ hospital).  
Your paper should include, at minimum, the following sections:
What is your center of excellence 
Mission, Vision and Values
Services being offered
Why is your center designated as a center of excellence – what gives it this designation
Tactics and strategies used to become a center of excellence – steps taken to get there
The geographic location 
Market analysis – opportunities and threats in the industry, overall trends and outlook for the industry, and major competitors; specifically identifies target market and consumer demographics, and fully describes niche in which the company will operate; clearly presents significant competitive advantages and effectively analyzes their impacts on organizational success.  
Paper Requirements
APA formatting for paper and references
Minimum of 4 pages, maximum of 8 pages
Below are some articles that expand on “Centers of Excellence”.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5516836/ (Links to an external site.)
https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/news-analysis/developing-centers-of-excellence-key-concepts-strategies-and-tactics.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
https://www.journalofclinicalpathways.com/article/centers-excellence-criteria-and-comprehensive-clinical-pathways (Links to an external site.)
Center of Excellence Examples
https://www.houstonmethodist.org/centers-of-excellence/ (Links to an external site.)
https://www.barnesjewish.org/About-Us/Awards-Honors/Centers-of-Excellence (Links to an external site.)
https://www.stlukes-stl.com/desperes/bariatrics/ (Links to an external site.)

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