The outcome of a patient’s treatment forms the basis of determining whether there is or there is not need for a managed care. Positive outcome increases the popularity of the concerned organization leading to an increased number of clients and the consequent increase in income and the reverse holds. However, despite this fact, following a research of eminent scholars, the managed care organizations can be the only party to be blamed in case it closes down since they have the power to influence the outcome (Lemak & Alexander,2005).
This is in consideration of the fact that, they control thestaffing levels, which on the other hand, have the greatest effect on both the cost andthe quality of treatment. As such, some of the factors that influence the outcome include among others: