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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Assisted living administrators are responsible for a wide scope of responsibilities that vary from facility to facility, but the ultimate goal is to provide a secure and empowering environment for the elderly population they serve.
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.