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Posted January 26, 2015 by

Developmental and Leadership Education Affecting Healthcare Quality

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Development and leadership education affecting healthcare quality has been highlighted as the long term solution to the healthcare problems that affect the healthcare industry both at the state level as well as the national level.

It is paramount to bring psychology into the healthcare industry. Psychology is vital in the evolving healthcare system. Psychologists are in a pole position as providers of healthcare to people with mental illnesses and other disorders such as chronic physical conditions and substance use disorders. For psychologists to provide effective services, they should be incorporated into organizational development and healthcare leadership by including them on commissions, advisory panels, coalitions and other assorted committees. They should be given appointments where their views on proper health care management can be heard at the state level. (more…)

Posted January 27, 2014 by

10 Careers in Healthcare Management

Female hospital administrator working at a modern medical center

Female hospital administrator working at a modern medical center. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

There are a number of high paying career options in health care management that are non-clinical and do not involve dealing with patients.

1.  One is that of information technologist. You will find information technologists in doctor’s offices and hospitals doing health records electronically. They are trained to manage the information system of healthcare facilities. (more…)

Posted August 29, 2012 by

Do You Have What it takes to complete an Online Healthcare Management Degree?

Woman typing on laptopThere’s no denying that healthcare management is a hot career option, which is due largely in part to the profession’s projected growth, opportunities for advancement and potential to earn a competitive salary. These reasons, and a variety of others, may be the motivation behind your decision to enter into an online university environment, but realize that this degree program and profession isn’t for everyone. It takes a special type of person to succeed in the competitive and stressful world of healthcare management. Before making any final decisions, learn about the skills and attributes most successful healthcare managers possess, and what it takes to succeed at your online studies. (more…)