Interviews & Expert Perspectives
May 4, 2023
American health insurance generally falls into one of two categories: public and private. Public insurance is run by and at least partially paid for by the government, while private insurance is often run by for-profit companies and paid for by employers and individuals. While all insurance types vary in how much they cost and what they cover, fairness in treatment shouldn’t vary simply based on who is or isn’t picking up the bill. Unfortunately, it sometimes does.
April 19, 2023
Discriminatory practices have shaped many structural elements undergirding modern society, and healthcare is no exception. Racism and xenophobia can and do cause avoidable disease and premature death among groups often already disadvantaged (The Lancet 2022). These forms of discrimination are hardly relics from the past: some of today’s most cutting-edge technology has racist and xenophobic biases built into it.
March 30, 2023
Research on bias outcomes in healthcare is relatively recent, with more studies performed each year as the problem can no longer be dismissed. However, research suggests that the difference in the type and level of care provided has less to do with overtly sexist healthcare providers and more to do with an unconscious process.
January 20, 2023
After Amazon already ranked as the world’s largest MBA recruiter, the takeover could very well position Amazon to hire large numbers of MHA graduates during the coming months as well. Here’s why.
November 17, 2022
Human nature prefers familiarity over the unknown. This has been demonstrated by research time and time again, and this is an important concept within networking. You increase your odds of connecting with an opportunity you can leverage for yourself because someone remembered you and how your professional skillset overlapped with the opportunity.
October 12, 2022
Many healthcare workers who have spent the past two years in challenging situations throughout the Covid-19 pandemic suddenly find themselves without a job as hospitals and health systems are eliminating roles amidst cashflow challenges. Those who have been lucky enough to retain their roles are finding themselves saddled with additional work and struggling with severe burnout.
June 29, 2022
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.
March 11, 2022
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.
November 18, 2021
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.