Guides

These guides are resources for aspiring and current healthcare administration professionals. They include scholarship databases, salary tables, conference schedules, and lists of the top degrees and careers in this field.

August 6, 2020

The Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Administration System Automation

Automation is a transformational process in healthcare administration and the costs can be high. But it will also empower the industry to reduce its burdensome administrative costs and focus resources on where they belong: improving patient outcomes.

June 24, 2020

Online MHA Programs Ranked by Affordability (2020-2021)

Student loan debt is reaching epic proportions and the cost of advanced education is rising. To help students find affordable programs we’ve outlined the top twenty most affordable online MHA programs in 2020.

April 16, 2020

Best Software Platforms for Healthcare Administrators in 2020

If you are going to work as a healthcare administrator, you will almost certainly be working with some type of healthcare software platform. While each organization will need to pick a vendor that matches their own particular needs, there are a handful of major industry players that aspiring healthcare administrators would be well-advised to familiarize themselves with early on.

April 10, 2020

Joining the C-Suite: Top-Paying Positions for Healthcare Executives in 2020

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.

February 19, 2020

Best Healthcare Administration Blogs

There’s no unifying blog for healthcare administration. Each blog has its own character, its own focus. To stay current in the field of healthcare administration requires staying up to date with several different blogs at once.

January 7, 2020

Universities with an Excellent Bioinformatics Faculty

As an area of study, bioinformatics draws on biology, information technology, computer science, statistics, informatics, mathematical modeling, computational theory, data charting, data analytics, and administration. Universities with an excellent bioinformatics faculty teach these subjects with an interdisciplinary approach.

December 9, 2019

The Demand for Quants in Healthcare

A 2017 survey found that barely more than half of all hospitals have a set strategy for data analysis. But the possible benefits of merging healthcare with data science can lower operational costs, improve patient outcomes, and benefit global public health.

November 18, 2019

How Gender Equality Affects Men's Health

Historically, health policies with a gender-equal approach have focused primarily on improving women’s health. But men’s health has been largely ignored. As it stands, men are four times more likely to commit suicide, less likely to access health services, more prone to substance abuse, and, overall, more likely to die younger than women.

November 11, 2019

Schools with a Brilliant Health Sciences Faculty

As a collective of disciplines, the health sciences apply scientific research to aid in the more efficient operation of health science facilities, labs, or research centers. This guide to three small schools with a brilliant health sciences faculty spotlights 15 experts in the field, including their respective disciplines, achievements, research foci, and teaching.