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.

April 16, 2019

Regulatory Affairs Manager - A Day in the Life

With regulations constantly changing and new ones being introduced, it’s no surprise that over 30 percent of organizations increased their regulatory staff in 2017, according to an industry report, and over half of all organizations expect to hire additional staff in the coming year.

January 24, 2019

Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Administrator - A Day in the Life

In many ways, a VA health administrator’s job is similar to any other healthcare administrator’s job, but the specific demographic being served in the VA necessitates a unique set of responsibilities, skills, and education.

December 14, 2018

A Day in the Life of a Hospital Administrator

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.

November 29, 2018

Clinical Application Analyst - A Day in the Life

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.

October 26, 2018

Nursing Home Executive Director - A Day in the Life

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.