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.

How to Get Started with Billing RPM and CCM Codes in a Clinical Practice: Part 1 November 18, 2021

How to Get Started with Billing RPM and CCM Codes in a Clinical Practice: Part 1

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.

A Guide to Successful Cancer Registry Virtual Management November 3, 2021

A Guide to Successful Cancer Registry Virtual Management

Cancer registries are central to a successful organization's cancer program. From quality metrics tracking to regulatory agencies at the highest level, cancer registries perform essential reporting functions and provide crucial data to drive program decisions. As working remotely becomes more of the norm, organizations must be flexible to the needs of cancer registry professionals to work in a virtual environment.

Guide to Service Line Structures in Healthcare Operations October 4, 2021

Guide to Service Line Structures in Healthcare Operations

Healthcare organizations must strategically structure their services and operate with an eye towards cost and resource availability. By utilizing a consolidated approach with a service line structure, organizations will garner benefits beyond just economies of scale through building up their stability for the future. In healthcare contexts, the term “service line” is a way of defining a specific line of business, often inclusive of operational, financial, and strategic attributes, and organizing that line of business with a governance structure.

National Health Care Supply Chain Week 2021: A Leader's Guide September 27, 2021

National Health Care Supply Chain Week 2021: A Leader's Guide

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.

National Assisted Living Week 2021: An Expert's Advocacy Guide August 3, 2021

National Assisted Living Week 2021: An Expert's Advocacy Guide

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.

An MHA’s Guide to Earning Your Master of Health Administration Degree July 15, 2021

An MHA’s Guide to Earning Your Master of Health Administration Degree

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.

Online MSN in Nursing Administration Programs Ranked by Affordability June 30, 2021

Online MSN in Nursing Administration Programs Ranked by Affordability

Student loan debt has reached epic proportions and the cost of higher education is steadily rising. To help students find affordable programs we’ve outlined the top most affordable online MSN in nursing administration programs in 2021-2022.

Healthcare Risk Management Week 2021: What Healthcare Managers Should Know June 8, 2021

Healthcare Risk Management Week 2021: What Healthcare Managers Should Know

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.

Innovating American Healthcare: Integrating Public Health Goals and Healthcare Delivery May 18, 2021

Innovating American Healthcare: Integrating Public Health Goals and Healthcare Delivery

Imagine a future where hospitals and health systems share responsibility with the community and cross-sector partners in addressing social determinants and social risks. This means all are working together to break down silos, consolidate and organize resources for collective action,  identify evidence-based strategies, and share best practices to bring those strategies to scale.