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.

Fighting Bias in Healthcare: Racism & Xenophobia April 19, 2023

Fighting Bias in Healthcare: Racism & Xenophobia

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.

The Best Graduate Healthcare Degrees in 2023 April 18, 2023

The Best Graduate Healthcare Degrees in 2023

Healthcare is currently the country’s largest employer, and jobs in healthcare are projected to be among the fastest-growing over the next decade. As the industry grows, so does the opportunity for a new career path.

What Kaiser’s Mental Health Clinician Strike Means for Hospital Executives March 22, 2023

What Kaiser’s Mental Health Clinician Strike Means for Hospital Executives

Things didn’t end well for Kaiser Permanente when the open-ended, high-profile strike by 2,200 California mental health clinicians against the HMO finally concluded after ten weeks on October 20. The surprising way this strike resolved offers vital lessons for Kaiser’s top management and the executive team at every other United States healthcare system threatened by a strike.

Why Healthcare Employees Are on Strike February 1, 2023

Why Healthcare Employees Are on Strike

Union labor actions are facts of life in America’s healthcare industry these days. Since 2021, about 50 percent of the 140,000 employees who went on strike in the United States work in the healthcare sector. And right now, there are only two kinds of health systems where MHA and healthcare MBA grads are likely to interview for internships and jobs: hospitals vulnerable to a strike within the next 12 months, and those where a walkout is currently underway.

Could Amazon Become America’s Top Employer of MHA Graduates? January 20, 2023

Could Amazon Become America’s Top Employer of MHA Graduates?

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.

Five Emerging Careers in Healthcare Administration (2023) January 17, 2023

Five Emerging Careers in Healthcare Administration (2023)

Healthcare administration is one of the fastest growing careers in the US. But in an increasingly complex and fragmented landscape, healthcare administration is becoming more of an umbrella term than a specific career.

Guide to Healthcare Leadership Conferences (2023) January 12, 2023

Guide to Healthcare Leadership Conferences (2023)

Healthcare leadership conferences are nodes of knowledge that act as temporary centers of excellence. It’s here that industry leaders get together to discuss their challenges, opportunities, and research on the topics that matter most.

Gift Guide for Healthcare Leaders & Workers (2022) December 12, 2022

Gift Guide for Healthcare Leaders & Workers (2022)

From high-tech innovations to low-key comfort items that can work for nearly anyone, the following list should give you a few suggestions for gifting a healthcare professional in your life during the upcoming holiday season.

What is Networking, Really? Tips from a Healthcare Professional November 17, 2022

What is Networking, Really? Tips from a Healthcare Professional

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.