An executive MHA degree could open the door to career opportunities in hospital networks. See what students need to know about running a nonprofit hospital.
There are a number of fields to choose from with the Executive Master’s of Health Administration degree. Here are just four that graduates can consider: Director of Patient Safety EMHA-degree holders find careers as a Director of Patient Safety in facilities such as home healthcare organizations, clinics, and mental health organizations. As the Director of [...]
An Executive Master of Health Administration degree, an EMHA, is more than a diploma. This degree challenges those with the title to make a difference through their careers in the healthcare industry. Learn more about the impact of an EMHA degree for professionals working in this industry.
More students are pursuing a masters in healthcare administration online. These are the steps to follow to ensure success with online learning.
As the healthcare industry evolves rapidly, one thing has become clear. From assessment to approach and implementation, healthcare executives must remain on the cutting edge. These four types of healthcare professionals should pursue an Executive Master of Health Administration degree to position themselves at the top of their industry. Physicians Image via Flickr by hang_in_there Whether they’ve practiced for decades [...]
As students work toward an MHA degree, they might find that patient-care isn’t limited to physical health. See what this means for administrators on our blog.
The fastest growing careers in health administration range from Health IT professional to practice manager. See more careers for the MHA degree holder.
Executive MHA programs are producing healthcare administrators who are entering an ever-changing job market. See how retail clinics are changing healthcare delivery.
If You Are in Health Administration, You Must Read These 5 Important Blogs According to an independent study by learning organization The Evolllution, “70% of employers believe that employees need continuous learning simply to keep up with the demands of their current jobs.” If you are currently in the health administration field or considering entering one with [...]
Digital Trends Impacting Health Leadership in 2016 Contemporary healthcare leaders have had to assimilate to an array of digital trends that have fundamentally altered the nature of the industry. In the context of healthcare, leadership has become increasingly centered on adjusting to changes in IT and computing in general. There is no doubt that the [...]
How Baby Boomers Are Impacting Healthcare Given that the oldest baby boomers are turning 70 this year, the healthcare industry is about to see a steady influx of new individuals looking to keep their health a priority. As this generation consists of almost 75 million individuals born between 1946 and 1964, a health administration degree will get full use in [...]
A Rising Trend: Micro-hospitals The fast changing nature of healthcare delivery and patient’s desire for convenience in treatment services has led to the emergence of modern trends such as the urgent care clinics, stand-alone emergency rooms, and now ‘micro-hospitals’. Micro-hospitals constitute a rising trend that shows signs of taking over the healthcare industry in 2017. [...]
The Steady Rise in Healthcare Jobs in 2016 Healthcare jobs have been stable for many years, but this year, the number of jobs available is increasing. If you are considering a job in the healthcare field, now is the time to do it. Increased Job Growth In September of this year, there was a growth [...]
As information systems play an increasingly large role in healthcare, innovative practices are being put in place to harness the full power of that information. Before technology, most clinical practice drew from what providers learned in medical school, the journals they read, and the cases they encountered over the course of their careers — but that [...]
When a person is covered by Medicare, getting proper care can be tricky. It is difficult to coordinate efforts across organizations, and paying for all the care needed can be difficult. Accountable Care Organizations, or ACOs, seek to correct these issues. What Is an Accountable Care Organization? Image via Flickr by www.audio-luci-store.it Rather than handle each patient individually, [...]
Medical research and resulting healthcare innovations have transformed medicine and saved lives for decades. At the same time, investment in medical research means jobs and a boost to the economy. Healthcare innovations take many forms, and are changing the landscape of modern healthcare in the United States. Here are some of the top innovations advancing healthcare right [...]
New technologies are changing every aspect of the way people live, including the healthcare they receive. Take a closer look at some of the developments that are shaping the future of healthcare. Electronic Records Improve Administration and Diagnostics Image via Flickr by GotCredit Integrated software platforms are eliminating the need for paper records in healthcare firms. These [...]
Healthcare institutions in the United States are facing a cost crisis. According to the Harvard Business Review, “U.S. healthcare costs currently exceed 17% of GDP and continue to rise.” Aging populations and new, more expensive treatments are driving some costs up, but fundamental structural issues in the health care system are also causing difficulty. For instance, [...]
According to an American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) report released in January 2015, healthcare executives are in for “challenging times” as they work to improve patient outcomes and maintain profitable practices. Read on to discover some of the biggest challenges that modern healthcare leaders face. The Need to Do More with Less Image via Flickr by 401(K) 2013 [...]
Becoming a leader in healthcare, and supporting a healthcare facility or practice so that it attains to excellence, doesn’t happen by accident. In the modern healthcare system, many system leaders and hospital administrators are flailing if not downright failing. It takes truly effective and agile healthcare leadership if you or your employer are going to [...]
An Update on Electronic Health Records Many healthcare systems and physician practices are now using electronic health records (EHRs), and within the past several years, huge advancements have taken place. If you’re pursuing your online Masters in Healthcare Administration, it’s important to understand the current status of electronic health records, their challenges, and how they’re [...]
The healthcare industry touches all Americans, yet terms like health insurance and Obamacare leave many scratching their heads. Healthcare is a complex area, and there are some things that you really need to know. Healthcare is Big Business Image via Flickr by Images of Money Many Americans may think about healthcare as an altruistic industry, but it’s actually a massive [...]
Even as basic healthcare services remain consistent, our approach to healthcare management is always evolving. Healthcare managers must always be open to new management trends that impact healthcare delivery in order to advance organizational efficiency. As you work toward your masters in healthcare administration online, here are some important healthcare management tips that future leaders [...]
Transformative leaders in today’s executive healthcare positions need to be disruptive innovators, willing to adapt to the unknown territory ahead. From the C-Suites to the frontlines, the skills required to succeed in the post-ACA world involve the ability to take calculated risks, innovate, collaborate, and engage in authentic leadership. Whether you see yourself as a Vanguard Leader, a Frontline [...]
Online MHA students should pay close attention to the growing role of Silicon Valley in healthcare. Tech investors have already injected millions of dollars into Clover Health, a California-based insurance startup aimed at using data to keep customers healthy. This is just one signal of what’s to come. Explore further advances in Silicon Valley’s role [...]
The Top 5 Concerns for Physicians in 2016 There is no shortage of opportunities for healthcare professionals in 2016 and the years that follow it. Emerging technologies have created new and better ways to deal with patients and the ailments they face, and continuously improving healthcare education is creating a workforce of physicians and healthcare [...]
How Healthcare Administration Could Change in 2017 What does 2017 look like for Healthcare Administration? As we start to see the challenges and opportunities of the upcoming year take shape, we can begin to bring 2017 into focus. Aging Population In 2017 and the years that follow, we will see a tremendous shift in the [...]
Healthcare Funding: From Traditional to Silicon Valley It wasn’t long ago when universities and federal government funds were relied upon for a significant portion of medical research purposes. Healthcare funding is now shifting toward the high-tech sphere. Traditional funding sources are quickly giving way to Silicon Valley powerhouses intent on rapidly advancing medical technologies. Tech’s [...]
The EMHA program at USC can make a tremendous difference in the operational efficiency and effectiveness of a healthcare organization. Developing the skills presented above can help professionals succeed at shaping a career in the healthcare industry.