Can a city help improve your health outcomes? Can a hospital make you sick? The #SpacesOfHealth campaign, brought to you by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, seeks to answer these and similar questions in a series of live webinars around the relationship between environment and health.
When it comes to health care, how does the U.S. stack up against 16 other OECD nations? The following infographic explores the topic using updated 2015 World Health Organization (WHO) statistics.
Effective Communication as a Vehicle for Behavior Change: Monique Turner Presents at Adult Immunization Summit
Dr. Monique Turner, a social marketing and public health communication faculty member at GW, addressed the impact of effective communication on adult immunization at the Adult Immunization Summit at Princeton University last November.
Staying on top of new developments can be a challenge for busy healthcare professionals. Fortunately, for every sector of the healthcare industry, there is at least one if not numerous blogs filled with useful data, updates, insights and infographics. And as the industry expands at a blistering pace, so does the blog count, making it all the more difficult to sort out the most essential reading. Here are 54 that should make your list in 2016.
Working in health administration doesn’t always mean working in a hospital. Learn more about the variety of jobs for health care administrators with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) that do not involve working in a clinical setting.
Many health care administrators work in the field of planning and management. They support health care providers by ensuring the medical facility is run efficiently. To attain a position at a leadership level, many health care administrators must earn a Master of Health Administration (MHA). Learn more about the different career paths in health care planning and management.
When applying to a Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate program, letters of recommendation are an essential element of the application process. Almost every graduate school application requires at least one. Read more for tips on how and who to ask for a letter of recommendation.
level, administrators have a large scope of responsibility. For professionals in the health care field, earning a Master of Health Administration (MHA) is almost essential to be selected for a position at this level.
Misinformation about Ebola heightened anxiety among news media consumers, but much of it failed to improve understanding. Here, we've rounded up coverage of the epidemic that provided more useful insight into various aspects of the crisis.
One of the biggest aims of telemedicine in hospitals today is to reduce the rate of readmissions. Hospitals have a major incentive: If they don't reduce preventable 30-day readmissions, they stand to lose a substantial amount of revenue.