Executive Health Administration

Executive Pharmacy Careers and Leadership Opportunities

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 19, 2017 10:07:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Health Care 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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Healthcare Masters Programs: MHA vs. MPH vs. MBA vs. Executive MHA

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2017 10:03:00 AM / by Frank Farrar posted in Innovative Leadership, Health Care Careers, Hospital Administration

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There are many compelling reasons for pursuing a graduate degree: advancing or changing a career path, taking steps towards earning a promotion or salary increase, or maybe just a simple desire for intellectual stimulation and learning, for example.

Because there are several types of Master's programs' in healthcare, each with a unique structure and curriculum, selecting the right program to achieve your professional goals is important.

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Leadership Skills for Highly Effective Hospital Boards

[fa icon="calendar'] May 8, 2017 11:31:08 AM / by EMHA Blog posted in Innovative Leadership, Health Policy, Health Care Careers

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In many respects, the qualities found in a highly functional hospital governing board or a consummate healthcare board member are no different from those in other non-profit orcorporate environments.

The leadership skills, collaborative mindset, decision-making ability, passionate drive and knack for building relationships that are so fundamental to success are universal.

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The Changing Role of Healthcare CFOs

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2015 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Health Care Careers

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Becker Hospital Review recently published one of many articles that emphasize the changing role of healthcare CFOs. The infographic below explores what changes are occurring and how CFOs roles are transforming from number crunching to strategic engagement and financial leadership.

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Physician Leaders: Bridges to Better Care

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2015 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Transformation, Health Care Careers

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“Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), has created an urgent need for qualified physician leaders to guide its implementation. Experts in the field point out that physicians are front and center in the effective execution of the PPACA because, in practice, they control the quality and the resource utilization of medical care, both key aims of the new legislation” (Pregitzer, 2014).

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Nurturing the Next Generation of Healthcare Leaders

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 16, 2015 11:36:42 AM / by Matthew Kredell posted in Health Care Careers

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MHA alum Crystal Diaz (center left), assistant administratorof the Edward R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center, leads a site visit with Professor LaVonna Lewis (center right) and students. (Photo by Deirdre Flanagan)

Young people interested in a career helping others often gravitate to the healthcare field, where clinical positions are usually the most common roles that come to mind. With the USC Diversity in Healthcare Leadership Initiative 2015 Summer Enrichment Program, USC Price School of Public Policy Professor LaVonna Lewis aims to show students the professional possibilities they typically don’t see.

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Managing Career Mobility in Health Administration: 7 Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 24, 2015 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Health Care Careers

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Whether you’re looking to advance your career in healthcare, or enter the field, the following steps can help make your transition smooth and manageable. Applying the change management steps for organizations, recommended by Dr. John Kotter, adapted to the individual level, will enhance your journey and chances of success.

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15 Insightful Quotes from Healthcare Executives

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 19, 2015 9:37:16 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Health Care Careers

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"[Physicians] are going to look at you sideways if you ask them to align, but if you ask them to be the leaders and determine what the future will look like, they will rise to the challenge."

Lucy Hammerberg, MD, chief quality officer

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Career Profile: Health Care Analytics

[fa icon="calendar'] May 18, 2015 8:00:00 AM / by EMHA Blog posted in Health Care Careers

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Need some analytic talent in your organization?  Want to become a data guru in one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy?  EMHA’s Health Administration Blog interviews Younes Injar, MHA Class of 2010, Data Consultant for Membership, Market and Sales Analytics (MMSA) at Kaiser Permanente Health Plan, Inc. regarding health care careers in market analysis.

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