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

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

Pediatric Clinic Manager - A Day in the Life February 3, 2020

Pediatric Clinic Manager - A Day in the Life

Pediatric clinical managers are responsible for overseeing the delivery of clinical services for infants, children, and adolescents. For a registered nurse, a career in pediatric clinic management means a shift from providing care directly to patients to managing teams of nurses and working with other healthcare managers to create policies to improve care.

Health Information Manager - A Day in the Life January 16, 2020

Health Information Manager - A Day in the Life

As the digital age advances and the distinction between public and private information continues to blur, people may wonder how they can keep their digital health information secure. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, a nationwide shift changed the format of health records from paper-based forms to electronic.

Universities with an Excellent Bioinformatics Faculty January 7, 2020

Universities with an Excellent Bioinformatics Faculty

As an area of study, bioinformatics draws on biology, information technology, computer science, statistics, informatics, mathematical modeling, computational theory, data charting, data analytics, and administration. Universities with an excellent bioinformatics faculty teach these subjects with an interdisciplinary approach.

The Demand for Quants in Healthcare December 9, 2019

The Demand for Quants in Healthcare

A 2017 survey found that barely more than half of all hospitals have a set strategy for data analysis. But the possible benefits of merging healthcare with data science can lower operational costs, improve patient outcomes, and benefit global public health.

How Gender Equality Affects Men's Health November 18, 2019

How Gender Equality Affects Men's Health

Historically, health policies with a gender-equal approach have focused primarily on improving women’s health. But men’s health has been largely ignored. As it stands, men are four times more likely to commit suicide, less likely to access health services, more prone to substance abuse, and, overall, more likely to die younger than women.

Pharmaceutical Quality Director - A Day in the Life November 13, 2019

Pharmaceutical Quality Director - A Day in the Life

Consumers and corporations need to know that the drugs dispensed by pharmaceutical companies are manufactured safely and efficiently. Pharmaceutical quality directors ensure that quality control protocols are followed within the industry’s manufacturing, testing, and inspection procedures.

Schools with a Brilliant Health Sciences Faculty November 11, 2019

Schools with a Brilliant Health Sciences Faculty

As a collective of disciplines, the health sciences apply scientific research to aid in the more efficient operation of health science facilities, labs, or research centers. This guide to three small schools with a brilliant health sciences faculty spotlights 15 experts in the field, including their respective disciplines, achievements, research foci, and teaching.

The Importance of Integrated Behavioral Health October 25, 2019

The Importance of Integrated Behavioral Health

Integrated behavioral healthcare creates effective provider relationships across disciplines and practices in order to provide care that acknowledges the whole patient, the context in which they exist, and the interconnection between the systems in the body.