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

This features section 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.

June 29, 2022

Moving into Healthcare Leadership Roles After Obtaining Your Advanced Degree

Holding an advanced degree is increasingly considered a requirement for upward movement through the leadership ranks in healthcare. As the consolidation of healthcare systems and the complex recovery from the pandemic continues to play out, the knowledge and skills gained from studying for an advanced degree are more critical than ever to navigate this complex environment.

June 17, 2022

Nurse Educator - A Day in the Life

Nurse educators are responsible for helping to train the next generation of nurses. They work in all nursing programs, from associate degrees to doctorates. The two primary places nurse educators work are in educational programs providing instruction and in clinical settings supervising nursing student clinical internships.

June 7, 2022

The Post-Pandemic Healthcare Sector

During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, many healthcare workers were furloughed and many voluntarily left their posts permanently due to concerns of potential viral exposure. This contributed to the overall jump in unemployment claims from all industries. What is often overlooked, however, is that within the healthcare sector itself, this impact on the labor market was not evenly distributed among all types of roles.

May 24, 2022

A Guide to Leadership Styles in Healthcare

You don’t need to be the leader of a healthcare organization in order to have a leadership style: one’s leadership style is an ethos that has applications in team-based roles at every level.

April 14, 2022

Sleep Labs Director - A Day in the Life

The only way to definitively diagnose or rule out sleep disorders is with a sleep study. Sleep studies are diagnostic tests that may take place at home or in a sleep lab overnight. The data from studies are analyzed and scored by trained sleep technologists, then reviewed by a sleep physician, who finalizes the interpretation and signs the report.

March 22, 2022

How to Bill for Concurrent RPM & CCM Codes in a Practice: Part 3

Outcomes-based reimbursement will become a standard metric with payers, and gaining experience with these code bodies now will be particularly valuable in better preparing leadership for the future of care standards.

March 11, 2022

How to Implement Chronic Care Management (CCM) Codes in a Clinical Practice: Part 2

A commonly cited obstacle is confusion on how the CMS guidelines translate into real-life activity. This series aims to illuminate the boots-on-the-ground logistics to empower practice managers with a basic framework for assessment of the potential value-added within their own practice.

February 11, 2022

Best Healthcare Administration Certifications (2022)

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.

February 9, 2022

Joining the C-Suite: Top-Paying Positions for Healthcare Executives in 2022

The highest-paid people in the healthcare industry are not necessarily doctors. In many settings, they are healthcare executives. According to the New York Times, executive salaries in healthcare saw a considerable increase in the 1990s, and the trend has since continued.