Executive Health Administration

Frank Farrar


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How to Write a Personal Statement for Graduate School

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2017 10:21:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Applying to Graduate School, Personal Statement

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Of all the application requirements writing a personal statement for graduate school is where you're able to express your intentions.

So make it count. It’s nothing to fear. Let's review important things to do and not do in writing your personal essay.

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Letters of Recommendation for Graduate School

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 11, 2017 10:07:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Letter of Recommendation, Online MHA, Applying to Grad School, Executive MHA

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In reviewing applicants for a graduate school program, a university’s office of admissions wants to feel like they know a candidate as well as possible.

A resume and list of education and work experience might tell a fairly good story, but well-done letters of recommendation can provide valuable perspective, additional insight and colorful details to help in deciding whether a prospective student is a good fit for the school.

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How to Write a Resume like a Healthcare Executive

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 4, 2017 10:02:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Writing a Resume, Healthcare Resume

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First impressions are important. And for most people seeking a new job or applying for a graduate program, the initial introduction comes in the form of a resume.

If you’re a healthcare executive – or a mid-level career professional interested in becoming one – you need to make that first impression count.

Make the wrong impression and you may find yourself struggling to climb out of a hole from Day One – or, worse yet, never have the opportunity to recover with a better second impression.

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How Cohort-Based Learning Enhances Online Learning

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2017 10:10:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Online Learning, Cohort-Based Learning, Distance Learning

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When considering online graduate school programs, the learning environment is a major decision factor, leaving many students asking, "Who will my classmates be?"

Cohort-based learning has grown in popularity with the rise of online education. Learn how cohorts elevate online learning, provide richer learning experiences and often lead to deeper professional connections.

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Health Insurance Executives: Road to Success

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 21, 2017 10:06:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Health Plan, Health Insurance

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With the Trump administration taking over in January, there was little doubt that 2017 would challenge and bring uncertainty to the health insurance marketplace. 

So, how are health insurance companies responding? What strategic tactics are health insurance providers using to address market challenges?  What leadership skills are most effective for continued success?

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Executive Pharmaceutical Careers and Emerging Leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 14, 2017 9:56:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Healthcare Careers, Pharmaceutical Career, Medical Supply Industry

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New c-suite positions are emerging for inspired leaders with the strength to fully embrace change and lead disruptive transformation.

Pharmaceutical companies and medical device suppliers are searching for a new set of leaders to help them adapt to shifting landscapes and new business models.

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Executive Health IT Careers and Leadership Positions

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 8, 2017 10:02:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Healthcare IT, Executive healthcare IT positions

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Digital transformation is relentlessly altering the landscape in healthcare, an industry that's seen more than its share of change in other areas over the past few years.

And all the re-imagining, refocusing and reconfiguration is great news for professionals interested in long-term careers with healthcare information technology.

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Medical Group Careers: Keys to Success

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2017 8:02:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Healthcare Careers, Skills, Medical Group

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Days of visiting the family doctor or going to the hospital for surgery are not over, but more and more physicians are banding together in formal arrangements to provide medical services to patients with a laser-focused attention on improving outcomes, delivering better care, and lowering costs.

For doctors and nurses considering, forming, or joining a group medical practice – and for those who are already part of one – learn the key factors that make the difference between success and failure.

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Healthcare Consultant Careers: Leading Transformational Change

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 25, 2017 7:10:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Healthcare Careers

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Among the most varied, valued and challenging careers in healthcare, a healthcare consultant, is a profession with a bright future for those with the right education and personality to succeed.

Healthcare consultants are specialized advisors employed to, in a nutshell, help improve work. This means analyzing current operations and recommending improvements in areas such as financial management, information technology, strategic planning, human resources or other departments.

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Executive Pharmacy Careers and Leadership Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 19, 2017 10:07:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Healthcare Careers

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Hospital and health system leaders are recognizing the important role pharmacies play in the complex financial and service equation of their organizations. Thus, resulting in a number of system-level pharmacy leadership positions  Chief Pharmacy Officer, Vice President of Pharmacy Services, or Executive Director of Pharmacy Services among others  are on the rise.

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