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​ AUPHA is pleased to announce that the 2019 Undergraduate Workshop will be held at Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, October 11-13. Consult the event section of our web site soon for more updates. Faculty from all programs, both undergraduate and graduate, are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there.
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​October 8-12 is National Health IT Week!  Read more about it here .
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Through AUPHA's relatonship with HIMSS, full-time faculty from AUPHA member programs will receive a very special discount off the regular registration rate to HIMSS-2019 , held from February 11 - 15, 2019. AUPHA members will pay the same rate as students, $165, a discount of $660 off the standard rate of $825.  The 14th Annual AUPHA Academic Forum will be held on Monday February 11, 2019.  Registration instructions and the AUPHA discount code can be found on the  Members Only page under Special Offers. Members must be logged in to the AUPHA web site to access the information. The registration document has very detailed instructions on how to use the faculty ...
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When it comes to student recruitment, it can be difficult to explain exactly what health administration is and how it can be a rewarding and lucrative career. As announced at the AUPHA 2018 Annual Meeting, AUPHA has produced a professional video, Health Administration – A Career with a Calling . Including testimonials from current practitioners, faculty and students, the video is available free to AUPHA members to use on web sites and in presentations. AUPHA members can find a link to download the video from the Members Only page of the AUPHA web site. Members must be logged in to access the resources on the Members Only page, which also includes graphics, ...
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Discover Learning Outcomes Assessment Opportunities with Customizable Exam Solutions As announced at the 2018 Annual Meeting, AUPHA has formed a partnership with Peregrine Academic Services to offer undergraduate programs an exit assessment exam. Peregrine’s experts are offering a complimentary webinar later this month, with several date and time options available. The webinar will show how this valuable assessment tool can help your program and is open to anyone in your program who may be interested. View additional details and registration information
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AUPHA has started the search for the next Editor for the Journal of Health Administration Education . The three-year term begins on July 1, 2019. View a detailed job description and directions to apply on the Members Only page. Applications must be submitted no later than January 15, 2019.
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HAP’s Fall 2018 digital coursebook catalog is now available! Browse HAP’s current textbook offerings and use the landing page to navigate to a particular topic and new releases. With textbooks covering a wide variety of topics in healthcare management, the Fall catalog includes 10 new releases on health informatics, health policy, value-based care, strategic management, finance and accounting, leadership and professional development, quality, and more. Visit HAP to browse the catalog , request complimentary exam copies , or learn more about instructor resources available for HAP titles. Students Save with HAP – Remind your students about the ACHE/HAP ...
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Exchange Program Introduces Students to Health Systems Abroad Thanks to an exchange program between the Department of Health Management and Informatics at the University of Missouri and the University of Bayreuth in Germany, students like Philippe Diserens, PhD, receive firsthand exposure to another country’s health system. In the fall of 2014, the then doctoral student spent two months at MU, conducting research and interning with the Department of Health Management and Informatics. Under the guidance of Patricia Alafaireet, PhD, MHA, director of applied informatics, Diserens studied hospital strategic management and organizational culture while surveying ...
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M. Paige Powell, PhD, MHA has agreed to serve as the new Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program Director within the Division of Health Systems Management and Policy of The University of Memphis (UofM) School of Public Health. The leadership and practice experience that Dr. Powell brings to this position is outstanding. At UofM, she leads several national case competitions of MHA students and coordinates the School of Public Health Interdisciplinary Case Competition, which includes graduate students from across the university. This past academic year, UofM MHA teams were finalists at the Ohio State case competition and semi-finalists at the University ...
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MUSC Department of Healthcare Leadership & Management 21st Annual Healthcare Leadership Conference Friday, October 19, 2018 Founders Hall at Charles Towne Landing Charleston, South Carolina “Partners in Health. Building Healthier Communities” Keynote: David B. Nash, M.D., MBA Panel Topics: Listening to Employers: How Health Systems Can Support Population Health Management Telemedicine in the Healthcare Delivery System Registration and informati
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Thomas A. LaVeist. PhD has been named dean of Tulane's School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Previously, he was chairman of Health Policy and Management at GWU, Milken Institute School of Public Health. He has published more than 130 scientific articles and produced the documentary The Skin You're In exploring racial health disparities. His accolades include the NIH "Innovation Award", the Office of Minority Health "Knowledge Award", and membership in the National Academy of Medicine. Starting July 1st, Arthur Mora, PhD, MHA has assumed the role as the Master of Health Administration Program Director. Prior to joining the faculty in 2014, Dr. Mora spent ...
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The Northcentral University (NCU) Chapter of Upsilon Phi Delta held its inaugural induction ceremony Friday, August 3, 2018 at NCU’s Annual Faculty Symposium and Graduation in Phoenix, Arizona. Fourteen were inducted. Inductees included team members from the Master in Health Administration (MHA) program, the School of Health Sciences Professional Advisory Council, NCU administration, NCU Board of Trustees, and other key leaders who helped to support the development of the MHA program. The ceremony began with the founding dean of the School of Health Sciences, Dr. Laurie L. Shanderson, expressing gratitude to all who had helped establish the MHA program. Dr. ...
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It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Dr. Hacer Özgen Narci as the new Chair of the Department of Health Management Systems (HMS) at the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences at Duquesne University effective August 1, 2018. Dr. Narci brings to this position her excellent academic leadership experience, proven track record in teaching, scholarship and funded research in health administration, and a global vision for the Department. She is committed to bringing national and international recognition and reputation to the HMS undergraduate and graduate degree programs by pursuing national program accreditations and global academic ...
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Faculty News Professor Nicolas Ziebarth Wins Vernon Memorial Award Nicolas Ziebarth’ s award for best paper of the year in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management is the latest in a string of 10 best paper awards since 2010. Among them, last year he received the prize for the best health economics paper by the German Health Economics Association. Dr. Ziebarth was recently granted tenure and we look forward to his continued contributions to the Sloan Program. New Findings on the Impact of Obesity on Healthcare Costs from AUPHA Thompson Award Winner and Sloan Faculty Member John Cawley Professor Cawley, an authority on the impact of obesity and health, ...
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Newsletter for the MPH Program in the Department of Health Policy & Management Fall 201
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AUPHA is pleased to welcome the following new program members: Campbell University , Buies Creek, NC, has joined as an Associate Graduate member. The Healthcare Management program offers a BBA in Healthcare Management. Duquesne University , Pittsburgh, PA, has joined as an Associate Undergraduate member. The Health Management Systems program offers a Master of Health Management Systems. Adventist University of Health Sciences, Orlando FL, has joined with five program memberships: Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy & Innovation, Associate to Master Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy & Innovation, Bachelor to Master Executive ...
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AUPHA is excited to announce it is once again taking part in Health Professions Week (HPW) from November 5-9 . With 20 health profession education associations, HPW is a week-long event focused on engaging high school, community college, and undeclared college students to help them learn about the diverse range of careers within health care. HPW is a free event and offers innovative ways for individuals to explore multiple health professions. Attendees will be able to learn about the various fields and interact directly with practitioners and educators about requirements and career pathways. Attendees will have the opportunity to: Explore 20 diverse ...
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​​AUPHA is back on Facebook and Twitter after a brief hiatus.  We are excited about using these social media platforms to reach our current and prospective members as well as our friends.    We encourage you to follow us on both Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date on happenings at AUPHA and in the healthcare industry. Facebook.com/aupha twitter.com/aupha
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​ Innovation and Health Administration Education Fall is a time to reflect on the meaning, purpose, and value of what we do, however, and I cannot help but marvel at what a wonderful time it is to be in healthcare. The innovation spirit around us has energized much of healthcare with the prospects of improvement in the future. Many are arguing that we are on the cusp of fundamental reorientation of the economic and social structure with health (broadly defined) at the center. As educators of the future generation of healthcare leaders, we must and I believe do shape that future with regard to what and how we teach. Economist Nikolai Kondratieff wrote in ...
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​ Buyer Beware Recent Department of Education rules changes ironically reinforce the importance of affiliation with AUPHA as an indicator of stability and of quality healthcare management education. More than in the recent past, students are being held accountable for the decisions they make regarding where to get an education and even what career options to pursue. With our reputation for quality healthcare management education, support provided to find a job and advance a career, the strong healthcare management market and our longevity, AUPHA member programs can assist students to make the best decision for their future. Why does this matter now? As ...
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