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.

December 29, 2020

Five Emerging Careers in Healthcare Administration (2021)

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.

December 14, 2020

Accreditation & Certification: Interview with an Expert from The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 22,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the US. As the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting accrediting body in healthcare, its Gold Seal of Approval has fittingly become the gold standard for healthcare facilities.

October 6, 2020

Best Online Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration (BSHA) Programs

In a field as lucrative and fast-growing as healthcare administration, a slew of new BSHA programs have sprouted up to cloud the landscape. To save you the virtual legwork, here are the ten best BSHA programs out there. Read on to get detailed profiles of each.

September 9, 2020

Switching to Value-Based Healthcare from Fee-for-Service

Both Medicare and private insurers have begun to adopt value-based models and providers, along with a fleet of healthcare administrators, have had to rethink how they can conform to the new system while meeting budgetary limitations.

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.

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.

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.