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 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.

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.

January 28, 2020

Five Emerging Careers in Healthcare Administration (2020)

Healthcare administration is one of the fastest growing careers in the US. But in an increasingly complex and fragmented landscape, healthcare administration is becoming more of an umbrella term than a specific career.

January 27, 2020

The Best Graduate Healthcare Degrees in 2020

Healthcare is currently the country’s largest employer, and jobs in healthcare are projected to be among the fastest growing over the next decade. As the industry grows so does the opportunity for a new career path.