As a future healthcare administrator it’s very likely that you will find yourself at some point working, interning, or connecting with a hospital. When that happens it will be helpful to understand the differences between two basic types of hospitals: nonprofit and for-profit. Here are a few of the similarities and differences between both:
Smartphone apps are fun to use, but they are often also packed full of helpful tools and information. In fact, apps can be an important piece of healthcare administration procedures and recommendations. Why are healthcare apps so potentially helpful? Some of the most important goals of a hospital administrator are to keep the operating costs […]
Hospital administrators don’t deal directly with patients, but it is still very important for them to understand the illnesses for which patients come to their health institutions. Though fields in healthcare administration and public health vary widely, there are a few top chronic health issues that most administrators will deal with throughout their careers. As […]
At some point all students of healthcare administration find themselves applying to jobs, whether graduating with an associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree in the field. Education requires a large amount of time and energy, so it only makes sense that choosing one’s first job out of school is a pretty big deal. With a […]
Healthcare administrators must stay abreast of the latest developments in their field due to the ever-changing nature of healthcare regulations and procedures. Luckily there are a multitude of excellent sites that help both students and professionals alike keep up with the latest advances in the industry.
Hospital-acquired infections, also known as “noscomial” infections, have been recognized as a critical problem affecting the quality of healthcare and a principal source of adverse healthcare outcomes. Among all of the major complications that occur during hospitalization, nosocomial infections account for more than 50 percent. Until 2006, hospital administrations were not transparent about their infections, […]
With debates over healthcare continuing to rage and the future still up in the air, there is a lot at stake. Whether you are a patient seeking the best service for their healthcare dollars or an actual hospital administrator, it is important to know the facts about the building you are about to set foot […]
If some other parent ever told you that age two was the worst a kid could do, you know what lie that is when they hit the teen years. Hormones, independence, peer pressure, stress, and so much more can turn any freckled-faced kid into a moody, defiant young adult. Because your teen years may be […]