Assignment 4

Assignment 4

Case Study: Transforming Arizona’s Health Care System: Developing and Implementing the Health-e Connection Roadmap

This Assignment assesses the following course outcome:

PP630-1: Evaluate the roles of public and private organizations in public-private partnerships (PPPs) as they relate to management and evaluation of the services provided.

Preparing for the Assignment: Go to the Harvard Business Publishing link from the Syllabus or shared with you from your professor and as a student. Once , you will need to purchase case study: 9-808-072 –Transforming Arizona’s Health Care System: Developing and implementing the Health-e Connection Roadmap.

Read the case study and provide a 5-7 page synopsis of the case study. Within your synopsis please explore issues regarding the benefits and weaknesses of public-private agreements and regulations in  reform, the possible impediments to success in the endeavor, and what the roles of each stakeholder (the government and the private entity) should be. Also, address any additional factors that may work in favor of, or against the success of this project.

The report should contain:

  • Contract considerations: Discuss major considerations in deciding to contract such as supplier considerations, service considerations, and Government considerations.
  • Advantages and Disadvantages: Identify at least three advantages and disadvantages for contracting out.
  • Cost and price analysis: Discuss the costs involved in this endeavor and provide insight into public benefit of entering into the PPP versus having the government provide the services as a sole entity.
  • Management and Evaluation: Outline some of the management and evaluation concerns the public sector should consider prior to and after entering into a PPP.


In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful project must also meet the following criteria:

  • Length should be 5-7 pages, excluding the title and reference pages; 12 point font
  • Follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
  • Superior content, organization, style, and mechanics are expected

Appropriate APA citation style should be followed