Improving Care for All: The Benefits of the Population Health Management Model

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Enhancing the patient experience and reducing costs are major goals for healthcare administrators. Population health management is a managed-care model that helps them reach these goals. According to the American Hospital Association, population health management is the process of improving the clinical health outcomes of a defined group of individuals. This is accomplished through proper […]

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The Future Trends in the Healthcare Industry

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The future looks bright for healthcare thanks to many tools, techniques, and technologies. Advancements in data mining, whole-body care, and online services, are just a few of the changes contributing to the bright outlook. Forward Thinking Innovation has changed healthcare, and the world’s health leaders believe vast transformation still lies ahead. A global survey of […]

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How Healthcare Administrators Can Improve the Patient Experience

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Long wait times can turn a visit to the doctor into a frustrating experience. Unfortunately for most patients, they are common. Delays happen during hospital admission and discharge, examinations, testing, and other parts of the healthcare process. Patients and providers often view the delays as normal. But they do not have to be, and this […]

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Technological Advancements in Healthcare Administration

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We often think of technology’s role in health care as it relates to medical care. After all, cutting-edge tools and treatments are resulting in less pain and quicker healing for patients. While advancement in medicine deserves attention, it presents only one aspect of technology in health care. New technological tools and systems are also transforming […]

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Ethics in Healthcare Administration

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Whether involving patient confidentiality, access to care, technology use, or another critical issue, healthcare administrators encounter ethical challenges on a daily basis. Ethics are the guiding principles that direct behaviors and decision-making. In health care, there are core principles aimed at doing what is right for patients, healthcare professionals, and society: Autonomy—the right of patients […]

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A Closer Look at Health Administration Careers

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Who is in charge of ensuring a hospital or healthcare organization operates smoothly? A health administrator, also known as a health services manager, medical manager, or healthcare executive. And “in charge” is an understatement because health administrators must stay on top of the organizational side of health care. A day in the life of a […]

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Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership by the Numbers

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As more people seek employers who offer not only a paycheck but a shared sense of purpose and values, organizations across America are experiencing a paradigm shift in how they manage their culture, including how they attract and retain top talent. The new William Woods University Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership trains aspiring leaders […]

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COVID Hit Rural Hospitals Hardest; Here’s How Healthcare Administrators are Adapting

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Smaller, rural hospitals have faced a unique set of challenges in the COVID-19 pandemic, with shortages of beds, ventilators, protective gear, and staff all making hospitals strain to care for the patients who depend on them. Now the third and most severe spike of cases is sweeping across the country, and many outbreaks are centered […]

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An MBA or a Master’s in Organizational Leadership?

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An advanced degree is a great path to career advancement. Which one is right for you?  An advanced degree has always represented an important steppingstone for taking a business career to the next level. It’s why an MBA has always been a popular degree option. But it’s not the right option for everyone. For many […]

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Business acumen in healthcare: The need for consumer-minded leaders

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Healthcare is changing rapidly. The influx of new technologies and evolving patient expectations are among the primary forces driving change. A recent report by a healthcare business consultancy, VIE Healthcare, highlights a notable shift in the healthcare sector’s perception of who it’s serving — from “passive patients” to “discerning healthcare consumers.” This shift comes as […]

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