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.

Total Quality Management (TQM) in Healthcare

Total Quality Management (TQM) Total Quality Management (TQM) may have been the first quality oriented philosophy to transition into healthcare.   TQM is based on three principles: continuous quality improvement (CQI), customer focus, and teamwork.  To date, limited research attention has been given to challenges involved in adopting such practices to healthcare.  Despite the enthusiasm raised […]

Shortage of Nurse Aides, Home Health Aides, and Personal-and-Home-Care Aides Projected

Nurse aides, home health aides, and personal-and-home-care aides are classified as direct care workers. Direct-care workers are paraprofessionals who are trained to assist the elderly and the disabled with assisted daily living (ADL) such as grooming, bathing, and eating.  They are the backbone of the long-term delivery care system (Weiner, Anderson, Khatustsky, & Squillace, 2009). […]

Does Health Care Rationing Exist in the United States?

Does health care rationing exist in the United States? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 or otherwise known as the Obama Care calls it misinformation, maintaining explicitly in the statute that “The proposal [by the Independent Payment Advisory Board] shall not include any recommendation to ration health care…”  (NRLC.org). The Washington Post argued to […]

Increasing Demand for Healthcare Workers

Is there really a job shortage for healthcare professionals? Experts agree that there is a real shortage of healthcare workers in the United States, although there are some who believed that it is just a faulty distribution of health professionals in certain areas (Derksen & Whelan, 2009).  It begs the question, why is there a […]

Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Obamacare (NYTimes)

“President Obama’s health care law is expected to extend insurance coverage to more than 300,000 people by 2014. But coverage will not necessarily translate into care: Local health experts doubt there will be enough doctors to meet the area’s needs. There are not enough now. Across the country, a factor increasing demand, along with expansion […]

Learn How to Manage Effectively When Earning an MBA

Are you one of those people who looks about you at the workplace and says, “I could run this a much better manner.” In fact, many healthcare workers seeking to advance a career soon realize they need to advance their education as well in order to take said career up a rung on that employment […]