The product or service I chose to construct a Levels of Competition Model for is the Memorial Hospital of Gardenia’s pediatric care services. Located in Gardenia, California, this hospital is located within an 80-mile radius of where I live and provides comprehensive medical care for children from birth through adolescence. The hospital offers a wide range of treatments and services, including neonatal intensive care, primary care, specialty clinics and emergency services.
The Levels of Competition Model for the Memorial Hospital of Gardenia’s pediatric care services is presented below:
Level 1: Direct Competitors – Memorial Hospital Of Gardenia’s direct competitors are other healthcare providers that offer similar pediatric-care services within a reasonable distance (80 miles). These include local hospitals such as Orange County Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Health Care System; private practice physicians specializing in pediatrics; urgent cares such as CVS Minute Clinics; ambulatory surgical centers; home health agencies; retail clinics such as Walgreens Take Care Clinic; federally qualified health centers (FQHC); school-based clinics providing primary and preventive health care to students with or without insurance coverage; independent laboratory facilities performing tests related to pediatric diagnosis and treatment plans; etc.