When you’re in an academic program for public health or healthcare administration, it can sometimes be difficult to know what you actually want to do with your degree once you get out into the real world. You might wonder what kinds of jobs you can take on with your newfound educational knowledge.
As a current or recent student of healthcare administration, wondering what degree you could get next is probably the last thing on your mind. You’ve already invested time and financial resources into your current degree, and you might still be working on getting through the program. Nevertheless, thinking about grad school ahead of time can […]
Whether you are in an administrative, finance, or research role, a time will likely come when you need to find information about population health in your future work. When that time rolls around you’ll want to be organized and knowledgeable about how to quickly uncover what you are looking for. Here’s a couple of helpful […]
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 […]