Executive Health Administration

Advanced Nursing Careers: Skills, Opportunities, and The Path to Success

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2017 10:06:00 AM / by EMHA Blog posted in Healthcare Careers

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Nursing is a time-honored and rewarding profession with demand in the field projected to rise 16% through 2024, more than twice the average growth rate of all industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

But as with so many careers, the skills required, the employment landscape and the opportunities for advancement continue to evolve.

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Invest in Your Healthcare Administration Skills

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 5, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Health Policy, Healthcare Careers

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In the 50th anniversary edition, Kiplinger’s ran an article that outlined the keys to financial security. At the top of the list was investing in yourself. You are your greatest asset for creating wealth. Investments in your education, career skills, and professional development provide the best returns for achieving financial goals. When I decided to invest in my career by pursuing a master’s degree I needed to assess if the degree was a good fit for my career goals. As a mid-career professional with years of leadership experience it was helpful for me to consider what skills and experience I had and identify any gaps that could be filled through education. I knew that a good fit meant finding a program where I could build on my strengths while stretching to learn new skills and information. While the decision to pursue a graduate degree is complex, including financial, professional, and personal factors, a skills assessment is a good place to start.

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7 Career Change Strategies to Cross the Bridge to Leadership

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 19, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Healthcare 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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Health Systems' Nursing Shortage Strategies

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 22, 2016 7:30:00 AM / by Anna Montgomery, MPA posted in Innovative Leadership, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Careers

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Nurses contribute so much to hospital and health systems from improving surgery patient outcomes to creating research that informs life-saving, evidence based practices. As such, health administrators recognize the centrality of nurses to the success of health systems. Innovative recruiting, retention, and professional development opportunities are pillars in the strategy to secure excellent nursing departments. To accomplish these strategic objectives, leaders seek out information about nurses’ needs and upcoming trends in employment.

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