Have you realized that the youngest of baby boomers are now in their 50’s? As these folks seek services in prevention or treatment, the need for employees in the field of healthcare will obviously increase. Not only are we seeing a greater need for healthcare professionals due to the aging population, we also had 7.3 . . .
If you’re wondering what you can do with a master’s in biostatistics – one of the highest-paying master’s degrees – then you have likely encountered the field of public health as one option to pursue. It’s true that public health is one of the major areas of focus in biostatistics. The work of using quantitative . . .
Individuals interested in pursuing a degree in health management or administration probably do so with a career in mind. Before selecting a degree major, you should ask yourself – is this for a job in a field related to the degree, or is it out of interest only? For example, you have had an interest . . .
Earning a doctorate represents the pinnacle of achievement in education and professional development. Doctors are among the most respected members of society and their professional clout often summons the most seductive of salaries and career perks. It is only sensible then that the path to earning this title is arduous, expensive, and requires years, or . . .
As undergraduate education becomes ubiquitous more students look to distinguish themselves through an advanced education in an accredited master’s degree program. But as education becomes increasingly digital and available, the question becomes--is it still worth it? MOOCs, YouTube, blogs, and other resources make it incredibly convenient for students to build even highly specialized and advanced . . .
What is Health Administration? Health administration is like a large canopy as it covers numerous settings and a diverse range of duties and responsibilities. The latter can change depending on the healthcare environment, including general and surgical hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, hospice, nursing homes, physicians’ offices, specialty clinics, ambulatory hospitals, medical research, and more. Within these . . .
Reasons for Certifications Professional certifications have many benefits. They enhance your resume, boost your status in an organization, show commitment, increase knowledge, and look impressive on a business card. Individuals at the genesis of their health administration career might gain a competitive advantage as employers review your qualifications. Think of the job market as an . . .
What affects Wages? Various factors affect wages. Some of these are the company or organization's profitability, demand and supply, prevailing market rates, cost of living, government regulations, cost of training, and stature in the job. Government regulations affect those working in agencies on a national or state pay scale. The General Schedule (GS) Payscale covers . . .
Technology is pervasive in our personal lives and the business world. We are in the digital age, which Tim Berners-Lee set in motion in 1980 when he worked at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland. By December 1990, Berners-Lee had built the necessary equipment for a working Web: the HyperText Transfer Protocol . . .