Considering a degree in Healthcare Administration?

Considering a degree in Healthcare Administration?

According to the US Department of Labor, healthcare will generate 3.2 million jobs between 2008 and 2018, more than any other industry, largely in response to rapid growth in the eldery population.

Benefits of a Healthcare Management Career

Layoffs. Bank failures. Manufacturing bankruptcies. The recent recession ravaged nearly every industry in America. With so many companies in trouble is there any industry that can offer a bright spot in this economic climate? Indeed there is! Experts say that a career in Health Care Management can endure and even prosper through good or bad […]

Going Back to School for Healthcare Management

Adults out in the workforce for quite some time who are examining the possibility of obtaining formalized education and training leading to a specific career change should consider healthcare management. Often, experienced adults looking to make a career change may find that their real-world business experience has been a great preparation for becoming a student […]

Doctor Rankings – Make Sure Your Patients Are In Good Hands

As we learned in last week’s “Hospital rankings – Not All Hospitals Are Created Equal”, there are plenty of online resources available to patients seeking hospital reviews and rankings. But no matter how great the hospital, the deciding factor in anyone’s quality of healthcare will be how professional, or unprofessional, their doctor is. This also […]

A Surefire Way to Get Promoted to Healthcare Executive

Have you been in the healthcare industry as a nurse, practitioner, administrative assistant or IT professional for awhile now and feel like it’s time to move up to the next level? Are you unsure as to how to approach your boss about a promotion? Are your peers fighting for the same position as you are? […]

Top 10 Reasons to Study Health Management Degree

Anyone considering a degree in health care management should have second thoughts. This career choice absolutely sucks for people looking to go through life with their head in the sand. There are 10 specific reasons why you should not get a health management degree because you really don’t want to be in a career choice […]

Becoming a Nurse Administrator

Nursing administration is another highly chosen career path for MHA graduates. Nursing administrators are responsible for managing the nursing staff, scheduling shifts, training, managing medical records, maintaining proper inventory of supplies and ensuring the highest quality of nursing care in his or her organization. Many Masters of Health Administration graduates find that nursing administration, particularly […]

Hospital Rankings – Not All Hospitals Are Created Equal

How are Hospitals Ranked? It varies. Most of the data is collected through benchmarking surveys and patient surveys. Patients are polled on how good communication with staff was, cleanliness, staff attentiveness and more. Data is also collected periodically on mortality numbers, number of patients admitted, number of patients discharged, services available, number of doctors and […]

Aging Population Creates Employment Opportunity

There is no doubt that advancements in medical science has helped create longer human life expectancies. This has led to more people living longer but also needing a greater amount of medical care in later years. And, although this creates a great deal of opportunity for people with specialized medical skills, opportunities abound for professionals […]