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    5 Steps to Becoming a Healthcare Administrator

    Healthcare administrators focus on the ins-and-outs that make a healthcare system or hospital function. Health administrators have a strong background in both management and healthcare, and, more often than not, hold at least a Master's degree. For an individual who is organized, driven, and knowledgeable, healthcare administration is a dream job. Learn how to get started on the path toward becoming ...
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    Where Can You Work with a Master's in Healthcare Administration?

    Where Can You Work with a Master's in Healthcare Administration?
    A master's degree in healthcare administration is mostly a blessing with a bit of a curse tossed in. It's a blessing in that you'll be able to explore management-oriented careers in a wide range of healthcare-related organizations and settings once you've finished your program. You'll also have the potential to oversee an assortment of essential activities: financial matters, regulatory and legal ...
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    Put Your Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration to Work

    Put Your Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration to Work
    When you watch popular hospital TV shows like "Grey's Anatomy" or "House," all you ever see are the people in clinical jobs - doctors, nurses and the like. It's as though the complex healthcare organizations these people work for run themselves. Not true, of course. Behind the scenes, and in a variety of settings, not just hospitals, you'll find dedicated people ...
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    Career Guide: Medical and Health Services Managers

    Career Guide: Medical and Health Services Managers
    h4. Nature of the Work Healthcare is a business and, like every other business, it needs good management to keep it running smoothly. The medical and health services manager occupation encompasses all individuals who plan, direct, coordinate and supervise the delivery of healthcare. Medical and health services managers include specialists and generalists. Specialists are in charge of specific clinical departments or ...
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    Career Profile: Medical and Health Services Manager - James Wade Atkins

    Career Profile: Medical and Health Services Manager - James Wade Atkins
    I chose this career because... I chose to become a medical and health services manager because I’ve always loved science. My sisters teased me from the time I was little because I frequently asked, “Why?” As early as junior high, I thought I would become a doctor. I started taking pre-med classes when I entered college. However, I discovered that I ...
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    The New Medical Administrator

    The New Medical Administrator
    Even with computerized appointment programs and electronic billing, Maria DiGrigoli manages much more paperwork than she had to when she started working as a medical administrative assistant 27 years ago. So why does she stick with this profession? “I love helping people and working with doctors,” says DiGrigoli, office manager at Cedar Bridge Medical Associates, a six-physician family practice in Bricktown, ...
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    Career Profile: Health Services Manager - Ron DeClerck

    Career Profile: Health Services Manager - Ron DeClerck
    h4. I chose this career because... I chose to become a medical records administrator after exploring my career options through career counseling, which included taking interests and aptitude tests. I have a detail-oriented personality and prefer organization. My interests, counseling, and research, all pointed me to this field. Through the U.S. Department of Labor, I discovered it was one of the ...
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    Career Profile: Executive Director - Bill Schwingen

    Career Profile: Executive Director - Bill Schwingen
    h4. Bill Schwingen, 51: Executive Director About the employer: The Gardens at Barry Road is an 86-unit, not-for-profit assisted living community in Kansas City. It is operated by Bethesda Adult Communities, which is based in Colorado Springs, Colo. My role: I ensure our residents are provided excellent care and the services they expect from a premier provider of assisted living services. ...
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