The day-to-day life of a hospital administrator varies according to the specific environment in which one works. The administrator of a small rural hospital will have a considerably different experience than one who works for a large network.
Day in the Life
The “Day in the Life” articles explore the certification and education requirements, daily responsibilities, and work environments of popular careers in healthcare administration.
Electronic health records (EHR) and other clinical software systems are the new industry standard in healthcare. However, plenty of clinics, hospitals, and private practices have yet to make the full migration. That’s where clinical application analysts come in.
A nursing home executive director, sometimes called a “nursing home administrator,” is responsible for maintaining all operations of a long-term care facility. This requires a delicate balance of business acumen and empathetic leadership.