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.

Healthcare Management Supports Primary Caregivers

Everyone having a cursory thought about healthcare careers typically conjures up images of doctors and nurses busily setting about helping people with their medical needs. However, there exists an incredible behind-the-scenes workforce that labors tirelessly in support of any primary caregivers making sure that all aspects of health services get delivered effectively and smoothly. Many […]

If You Want the Career, Get a Master’s Degree

A master’s degree is required for almost every position in the healthcare management field. The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education provides a list of accredited graduate health administration programs. In the past, most students chose the traditional route of a master’s degree in health administration or public health. Today, however, students are investigating […]

Becoming a Legal Nurse Consultant

A legal nurse consultant can be an individual contractor, running an independent business that works with lawyers, government officials, insurance companies, medical risk management teams and forensic professionals. Typical duties include: • Conducting educational sessions for attorneys about medical facts and issues relating to claims • Authoritative review of medical records, other documents and hospital […]

When You Can’t Get to Class, Go Online

People who want higher education but who don`t live near a college or university offering courses they want used to be out of luck. No more. Now it is possible to study almost any subject online. It may require more self-discipline to pursue a degree this way. However, students at online universities can attend classes […]

Becoming a Disaster Management Specialist

In a world where earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, landslides, floods, wildfires, droughts, terrorist attacks, civil conflicts, wars and chemical spills have become prevalent, global demand is surging for emergency professionals with the leadership skills to manage complex, crisis situations, and coordinate the many agencies that address emergency situations in order to mitigate the consequences of disasters […]

Becoming a Hospital Human Resource Manager

A hospital is a microcosmic community that operates like a small city, presenting the same issues with a stronger dynamic due to the human interaction factor. With functions that cover everything from performance management to safety, Human Resources Management plays a vital role in the health care workplace in ensuring the delivery of health care […]

Does The Job Title ‘Administration’ Make You Want To Fall Asleep?

“Ho hum” may very well be your reaction when viewing job titles that include the word “administration.” However, don’t be too quick to judge the “book cover” title. Not only is health care administration a critical necessity for successful operation, it also can offer professionals and exciting, challenging and personally rewarding career. Furthermore, there exists […]

Population Age Creates Greater Employment Opportunity

There is no doubt that advancements in medical science have 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 […]