MHAOnline.com Blog - What's Happening in Healthcare Administration?

This blog explores career paths, professors to know, industry changes, and other forces shaping the experience of online MHA students. These features cover the realities of pursuing an online degree, including applications tips, internship requirements, scholarship prospects, and advice for finding a job upon graduation.

Check back regularly for updates, including interviews with program administrators, career profiles, and application tips.

March 31, 2020

Dermatology Clinic Manager - A Day in the Life

Dermatology clinic managers fall under the category of medical and health service managers, a profession which the BLS projects to grow by 18 percent between 2018 and 2028. Their main responsibility is to ensure a clinic is providing efficient, profitable, and compliant medical care.

March 27, 2020

Five Organizations Advancing Healthcare Leadership

With growth comes change, and few fields have undergone more change than healthcare. To lead in this industry requires a broad set of skills, and the agility to refine those skills to match innovations in technologies, policies, and processes. But even leaders don’t work alone.

March 24, 2020

Best Healthcare Administration Certifications (2020)

Professional certification in a particular area of healthcare administration not only proves that the holder is competent in a specialized area, it also shows one’s commitment to continued education, professional networking, and industry-recognized best practices.

March 6, 2020

The Role of Healthcare Executives in Translational Research

An estimated 1.8 million scientific articles are published every year. Some of those contain research findings that could be applicable and beneficial to healthcare systems and healthcare facilities across the nation. But how do those findings get discovered by, adapted to, and implemented in the facilities that could benefit from them most?

March 3, 2020

Nurse Administrator: A Day in the Life

Simply put, a nurse administrator manages a care facility’s nursing staff. They coordinate the schedules, implement policy, and draw up the budget. That said, this is no ordinary management position.

February 19, 2020

Best Healthcare Administration Blogs (2020)

There’s no unifying blog for healthcare administration. Each blog has its own character, its own focus. To stay current in the field of healthcare administration requires staying up to date with several different blogs at once.

February 18, 2020

Guide to Healthcare Leadership Conferences 2020

Healthcare leadership conferences are nodes of knowledge that act as temporary centers of excellence. It’s here that industry leaders get together to discuss their challenges, opportunities, and research on the topics that matter most.

February 14, 2020

Meet the Expert: An Interview with CAHME President & CEO Dr. Anthony Stanowski

Among the numerous political issues, research shows the majority of Americans agree that affordable access to healthcare coverage is a top priority. In fact, a survey conducted by the Pew Research Institute in 2018 shows that 60 percent of Americans believe it is the responsibility of the federal government to ensure healthcare coverage for all.

February 11, 2020

Top Health Administration Scholarships (2020)

The cost of higher education continues to rise, forcing students to take on a considerable amount of debt to fulfill their dream of getting a quality education. Fortunately for students in health administration, there is a growing number of scholarship opportunities.