By DeVry University
January 26, 2021
5 min read
January 26, 2021
5 min read
Behind the scenes of every hospital, health system and healthcare practice are teams of non-medical professionals keeping the day-to-day operations of the organization running. They are administrators and managers working in healthcare business jobs like health policy, finance, information systems and billing and coding. These are the critical individuals who are aware of healthcare service lines and industry trends, can speak intelligently around medical concerns and issues and are continuously working to improve the nuances of the patient experience. Pursuing roles like these often require skill sets in healthcare administration or healthcare management.
Impacting the organization’s bottom line through efficiency efforts
Helping manage costs while improving quality of care
Working with electronic medical records systems
Securing patient data consistent with privacy laws
Building relationships across medical and non-medical teams
Ensuring compliance with healthcare regulations
Participating in hiring and onboarding new employees
Innovating new models of integrated patient care
A comprehensive degree program will focus on problem solving and how to apply technology and data to optimize hospital or system resources. You should expect to gain hands-on skills in research, data analysis, business operations and managerial leadership.
1Local Growth Will Vary by Location. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm
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In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org. The University’s Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. DeVry is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Arlington Campus: 1400 Crystal Dr., Ste. 120, Arlington, VA 22202. DeVry University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, www.tn.gov/thec. Naperville Campus: 1200 E. Diehl Rd., Naperville, IL 60563. Unresolved complaints may be reported to the Illinois Board of Higher Education through the online compliant system http://complaints.ibhe.org/. View DeVry University’s complaint process https://www.devry.edu/compliance/student-complaint-procedure.html Program availability varies by location. In site-based programs, students will be required to take a substantial amount of coursework online to complete their program.
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