Holding an advanced degree is increasingly considered a requirement for upward movement through the leadership ranks in healthcare. As the consolidation of healthcare systems and the complex recovery from the pandemic continues to play out, the knowledge and skills gained from studying for an advanced degree are more critical than ever to navigate this complex environment.
Interviews & Expert Perspectives
These interviews and expert-written features offer a look into the healthcare industry from those who know it best: professors, practicing healthcare administrators, advocates, and leaders in professional associations.
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.
This article aims to help give practice managers a framework for how to wrap their heads around the RPM/CCM code workflow, so they may better decide if it makes sense to take the next step and run a pilot program of their own.
The health care supply chain is the backbone of the modern health care system. It ensures that providers and patients have the resources they need when they need them. As in any supply chain, health care supply chain leaders need to have a keen sense of business acumen, optimizing for efficiency, logistics, cost, and resiliency.
Assisted living communities provide long-term care to those who need a little extra help, offering support and services to residents while also preserving as much of their independence as possible.
The master of healthcare administration (MHA) degree provides professionals with the credentials and educational background for roles in healthcare leadership, across all types of health-related organizations. In a matter of two to three years of both formal education and hands-on field experience, graduating with an MHA degree will provide invaluable skills in management, data analytics, and operating performance—all of which are required to succeed in today’s healthcare environment.
When you think of telemedicine or telehealth, you probably think of Zoom calls with your physician or therapist. But the term has actually been around since the mid-20th century, when radios were used to provide medical advice for patients on ships, and two-way televisions were first used to conduct video consultations.
Being the chief executive officer of a hospital means being part business leader and part politician, requiring a blend of diplomacy, advocacy, business management, and financial sense. And the stakes of this role aren’t just profit and loss, but life and death.
Healthcare risk managers are often the go-to professional in a crisis, acting as a liaison between providers, patients, families, organizational leaders, and the community. Effective healthcare risk management saves lives, prevents errors, lowers costs, optimizes outcomes, and boosts public health. On the heels of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s never been more important.