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Health informatics is one of the hottest areas of health care. But the fact that it forms the junction of health care and information technology makes it an attractive target for cybercriminals.
Public health agencies are on the front line of preventing epidemics. But they also do much more than that in the communities they serve, and their work is being informed by technology that allows information to be collected and analyzed in new ways.
Patients’ relationships with their health care providers are built on a foundation of communication. Doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives ask questions, patients provide answers.
Using health informatics in health care can result in treatments customized to the patient based on the health profiles of previously treated patients.
Health informatics is the union of health care and information technology and incorporates elements of big data, analytics, and now mobile technology.
Health informatics is becoming an integral part of the insurance industry as more insurers work with health-care providers.
The way patients interact with their health-care providers is evolving thanks to health informatics technologies.
If you want to move into a leadership position in healthcare, you have two main options for an advanced degree: a Master of Health Administration (MHA) and a Master of Business Administration with a Healthcare Management specialization (MBA HCM).
A career in hospital administration means a high overall salary, a competitive industry with growth potential, and the ability to make a real difference.
Gaining OSHA Compliance is easier when employers invest time and resources to research OSHA standards and implement programs to ensure worker safety.
Health information management provides a balance between the number-crunching side of healthcare and the growing demand to provide optimum care for every patient.
The field of healthcare administration is ideal for individuals who are interested in obtaining leadership positions within hospitals, clinics, and other large healthcare facilities.
Information technology (IT) is the newest marvel of modern healthcare. Learn more about its history and how it is changing the health care landscape.
Most patients are, by now, used to seeing their health care providers put notes into a computer during office visits.
Recent transformations within the health care industry have given healthcare executives the opportunity to consider more diverse career options.


Discover how a CAHME-accredited online MHA or MBA with Healthcare Management specialization from The University of Scranton can make a difference in your life. Request more information or speak with one of our Program Managers at 866-373-9547.