Healthcare organizations must evaluate the strategic cultural foundation, including whether the state of healthcare is sustainable with the recognized shifts of organizational environments. The strategic foundation of performance focuses on key areas of operations, including financial operations, human capital, governance, growth, and quality and service within clinical management. The implementation of evidence based practice requires an operational infrastructure of key functions.
—Provide a brief description of the functions of operational leadership.
—How would a department leader in a healthcare organization fulfill the purpose and functions that sustain the organization infrastructure?
—What role does evidence based practice play in the operational infrastructure of key functions?
Provide a substantive (300–500 words) initial discussion posting addressing each of the components in the discussion question. Justify your answers with research, examples, and reasoning.