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5 Ways EHRs Are Transforming Healthcare

5 Ways EHRs Are Transforming Healthcare

EHRs aren't the wave of the future, they are the present - and they are transforming healthcare as we know it in these five ways. Learn about how EHRs are benefiting healthcare systems, physician's practices and patients.  


Demand for Informatics Specialists Projected To Skyrocket

Demand for Informatics Specialists Projected To Skyrocket

The health informatics industry is experiencing extraordinary growth and there are not enough qualified health information technology (HIT) professionals to fill all of the positions available.


Benefits of an MS in Healthcare Administration vs. a Traditional MBA

Benefits of an MS in Healthcare Administration vs. a Traditional MBA

Advances in technology and medicine are causing rapid changes in the health care industry, meaning the demand for highly skilled leaders is likely to grow. Federal projections call for employment of health care administrators and executives to increase by 22% nationwide from 2010 to 2020, much higher than the 14% average for all occupations.


The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

The Changing Landscape of Healthcare

From new insurance regulations prompted by the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) to new avenues for delivering basic medical services, the health care industry is poised to undergo transformative changes in the coming years. 


Careers with a Health Informatics Degree

Careers with a Health Informatics Degree

The demand for health informaticians is growing dramatically as healthcare technology evolves.


What Can I Do with a Degree in Gerontology?

What Can I Do with a Degree in Gerontology?

The significant rise in the elderly population due to a retiring baby-boomer generation has opened up a number of potential careers for gerontologists with a master’s degree.


Hospital Costs Differences Highlighted by Healthcare Cost Databases

Hospital Costs Differences Highlighted by Healthcare Cost Databases

Patients' options for comparing medical cost data are expanding, allowing healthcare consumers to make informed choices.


Population Health Management Helps Fuel Need for Growth in Health IT

Population Health Management Helps Fuel Need for Growth in Health IT

The growing PHM field uses patients' electronic medical data to provide better healthcare and manage risk for distinct populations.


What’s the Difference Between Gerontology and Geriatrics?

What’s the Difference Between Gerontology and Geriatrics?

Gerontology and geriatrics are two fields that are often confused as both involve working with elderly individuals in a variety of settings. 


Healthcare Providers Tackle ICD-10 Coding Transition

Healthcare Providers Tackle ICD-10 Coding Transition

The extended deadline for the ICD-10 implementation offers great opportunities for IT leaders and health informatics specialists.


Is a Career in Health Care Management in Your Future?

Is a Career in Health Care Management in Your Future?

For individuals currently working in health care who are interested in expanding their career possibilities, it may be beneficial to explore the business side of this growing industry. A career in health care management, for example, can allow professionals to utilize the knowledge they have attained and work toward improving the quality of patient care. 


Healthcare Data Security: Challenges, Policies and Solutions

Healthcare Data Security: Challenges, Policies and Solutions

Healthcare data security is now an "all hands on deck" problem. Health information is valuable and vulnerable, and it's overwhelming for individual businesses to protect it on their own.


Careers and Jobs Available for Healthcare Administration Degree Holders

Careers With a Healthcare Administration Degree

The master’s degree in healthcare administration recently was ranked ninth on Forbes’ list of best graduate degrees for job placement.


What Does It Take to Manage a Personal Care Home?

What Does It Take to Manage a Personal Care Home?


Hospice Director Job Description and Salary

Hospice Director Job Description and Salary

Hospice directors work closely with on-site physicians and nurses, support staff, counselors, social workers and the other professionals to provide maximum comfort and care to the seniors.


From Theory to Practice: Developing Strategy for Healthcare Administrators

From Theory to Practice: Developing Strategy for Healthcare Administrators

When deciding to step into a leadership role in healthcare administration, different theories can govern the actions taken to reach goals such as better operational efficiency, employee retention and growth.