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Mini MBA in Health Care Management

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Description

Today’s successful health care administrators know the key to improving patient care and process flow in a consumer-driven market is understanding the big picture when it comes to the rapidly-changing health care industry.

When improving patient care and operational efficiency are priorities, being able to strategize and implement cost-effective solutions ensures the overall success of your team.

University of St. Thomas’ Mini MBA in Health Care Management program addresses the challenges faced by health care administrators including:

  • Financial and productivity pressures
  • New organizational structures and professional relationships
  • Public reporting of quality and pay-for-performance
  • Rapid responses in an industry that resists change

The curriculum includes three online health care business simulations of challenges that today’s health care leaders may confront, allowing participants to apply their newly-acquired knowledge in real world situations.

Topics

The Mini MBA in Health Care Management program emphasizes the professional skills that individuals need to remain competitive in the field including:

  • Finance and spending in the U.S. health care system
  • Health care policy
  • Organizational behavior
  • Human resource management
  • Ethical decision making
  • Organization and governance
  • Operations management
  • Functional finance for leadership decisions
  • Marketing management
  • Legal issues
  • Strategic planning
  • Leadership Innovation in health care

Who should attend

The Mini MBA in Health Care Management program is designed for the administrator who wants to advance in their career or add to their existing skill set in order to bring more value to their organization. It’s important to stay sharp as the health care industry is constantly evolving.

Participant titles and job functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Physicians
  • Medical Officer
  • Clinical administrators
  • Office Manager
  • HMO Manager
  • Compliance Director
  • Contract Specialist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Marketing Manager
  • Program Director
  • Human Resources Administrator
  • Public Health Planners
  • Hospice Administrator
  • Health care industry entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Individuals looking to advance in their careers or those making a career change
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