When you use social networking such as Twitter and Facebook, the very use of those tools implies that you want to connect socially with friends and business partners through social media platforms. But, how can you keep the worlds of business and socializing separate, especially if you work in the healthcare field? While these platforms can promote services as well as connect with patients, how far can healthcare workers take these platforms, and what do they need to know? [click to continue…]

The effort to fill health care jobs online remains steady, even in the career of health administration. While many health administration jobs are listed at larger job sites such as Monster.com, our list of the top 50 Web tools to find health administration jobs focuses on smaller job search venues, such as health care career sites, niche jobs and health care recruiting agencies. Each link below is listed alphabetically within those three categories, and leads directly to job listings or to the site where you can apply for health administration positions. [click to continue…]

Technology and social media have made it possible for you to share your goals for health and happiness with the world. Such connection can also help you take charge of your health care, as it adds some accountability and can even provide support from friends, online and off. There are a number of applications designed to take your tweets and turn them into information you can use to support better health and increased happiness. If you are interested in improving your health and happiness, here are 17 Twitter apps that can help you reach your goals: [click to continue…]

No matter what you think about the latest healthcare reform (dubbed Obamacare), the fact is that things are starting to change in healthcare. We have amazing technology, and there are plenty of smart people out there with great ideas on how we can use technology to implement better healthcare for all. Indeed, if you are working in health administration, you will soon find that changes and innovations are coming. If you want to be up to date on some of the latest thinking with regard to healthcare, one of the best things you can do is to see what’s being said on the topics of public health and medicine at TED.

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With the health care reform bill passed, many are now debating the merits of so-called “Obamacare.” The debate over care vs. cost continues, and many are looking for answers about what the health care reform bill will actually do. These questions are important for consumers, and they are also important for health care administrators. Now is a great time to get involved with health care, possible earning a Masters in Health Administration. With more people able to access health insurance and health services, the entire health industry is getting ready growth. [click to continue…]

One of the most heated debates going on right now has to do with health care. There is a great deal of consternation right now related to how health costs can be brought under control, while maintaining quality of health care. This becomes especially important as many Americans find their costs rising — to more per person than any other developed country. And, even with all of these costs, most rankings do not even place the U.S. in the top 30 countries in terms of its health care system.

As a result, the care vs. cost issues becomes even more important, since some are concerned that Americans pay a great deal for care that may not even be the best available. Many MHAs, politicians and activists are struggling with the question of how to balance care and costs. Here are 50 Web resources that can help you learn more about health care costs and care: [click to continue…]

As the health care debate continues in the U.S., both sides occasionally invoke the National Health Service (NHS) in Britain. The National Health Service was created in 1948, and meant as a program that allows those in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to have access to basic health care needs. Now more than 60 years old, the NHS is under review in an effort to attempt to improve the system. [click to continue…]

Top 50 Healthcare MBA Blogs

by admin on February 18, 2010

Healthcare is expected to be one of the “growth” industries over the next 10 years. This is because there is a combination of continued health issues for the population, as well as the fact that an aging population (especially the baby boomers) will need increased care. Healthcare services are expected to continue to grow, and someone with training and education in a healthcare field could conceivably do quite well. A MBA in healthcare or health services management may be just the ticket. Here are 50 of the top healthcare MBA blogs that can get you headed in the right direction: [click to continue…]

Health Administration is a rapidly expanding and changing field. It is certainly the right field for persons who are interested in making a difference in healthcare at a higher organizational level. However, not everyone may be sure that health administration is right for them. To this end, open courseware classes are a fantastic way to gain exposure to a new field of study. Additionally, any persons who may already be in the industry can choose to expand their body of knowledge via these online classes. There are three highly regarded schools that offer a variety of classes in this field. Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and MIT offer classes that are fantastic for those and cover a diverse amount of topics.

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Health care policy as different from the health care happens to be on infrastructural issues like financing and delivery of health care, quality of care, studies on special and disadvantaged populations and others and below some of  the courseware providing free online learning are given below.

Eat Well for Less
This course ware as provided by the Oregon State University is planned and prepared for healthy low cost meals. The complete course ware is divided into three modules consisting Pyramid Power, We Wish You Well and Stretching Your Food Dollars.

Introductory Nutrition
Under this course ware by university of Texas an exhaustive information is provided for carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and their digestion, absorption, transport and metabolism. Studies are also presented over here for source of nutrition in foods, reasons for their deficiency in body.

Introduction to Human Nutrition
This courseware as presented by University of California at Berkeley discuses about source of nutrients and effect of nutrition on health and human body. The main objective and focus of this course ware is to meet with objective of dealing with world wide problem of food and nutrition.

Labeling Packaged Food
This courseware is for instruction and labeling of food articles which are packed. This course ware provides various directions and directives from Food and drug administration for packaging of food article to keep them fresh and eatable even after the date of packing.

This open course ware let one to learn about fundamentals of nutrition, low digestion and metabolism. An aspirant would also learn about macronutrients and micronutrients after reading through this courseware. This course ware is provided by Western Governors University.

Nutrition for Everyone
This particular course ware as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided dietary information in an easy to grasp outline as provided for links for further information.

Understanding Human Nutrition
This courseware is to aid and help others to understand one’s need for his and family’s diet on a broader scale it helps to understand dietary requirement at large in school, hospitals and residential care.

Vitamin Village
This course ware separated in different modules addresses need and benefits aroused from vitamin A,C,D, E and K and introduction to antioxidants.

Food and Nutrition Policy
The purpose of this courseware is to present with steps and policies as related to various policy making decisions that are related to nutrition problems and issues and this courseware is presented with Johns Hopkins University.

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
It is the sole school of nutrition in North America that provides free courseware to graduates to teach about the various measures to improve health and well being of people in America and around the globe.