FIU Healthcare MBA students scored a first-place finish in South Florida case competition.
The five-student College of Business Healthcare MBA (HCMBA) team won first place in the annual South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum s case competition, where teams analyze a business case study and offer strategies to overcome existing challenges. This year s competition challenged students with crafting a business plan for St. Luke Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that [ ]
FIU s Online Corporate MBA marks third consecutive year in the Financial Times Top 20.
For the third straight year, the College of Business Online Corporate MBA program was ranked among the Top 20 in the Financial Times 2017 ranking of global online MBA programs. FIU s program ranked #16 on the list of online programs, which include universities from throughout the world. Rankings are based on criteria including alumni salary [ ]
Healthcare MBA students present solutions to a hospital s real-world problems.
As part of her final project in FIU s Healthcare MBA program, healthcare professional Kim James was presented with a challenge: how could a management team most effectively streamline efficiency and continuity of patient care by using multiple providers, including South Florida hospitals, agencies and non-profits, in meaningful partnerships? That challenge shaped her student management team s [ ]
College of Business Healthcare MBA awarded full seven-year accreditation from CAHME.
The Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) has re-accredited Florida International University s Healthcare MBA program in the College of Business with a full seven-year accreditation, the highest for a program of its kind. FIU s CAHME accreditation applies to both the on-campus Healthcare MBA, with classes in Miami and Miramar, FL, and the online [ ]
College of Business online graduate programs post strong gains in U.S. News 2017 rankings.
Building on its achievements as a global business leader, the FIU College of Business online graduate programs posted double-digit gains in U.S. News World Report s 2017 edition of the Best Online Graduate Education Programs. The College of Business online MBA programs ranked 42nd, up 18 spots from 60th in 2016. The non-MBA online [ ]
FIU HCMBA students go to the land where healthcare dollars are plentiful.
Doha (Qatar), Dubai and Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) have the kind of generous healthcare funding other places including the United States can only envy. Seeing how this works first-hand was the opportunity of a lifetime for 40 Florida International University Healthcare MBA students and alumni. Spending almost two weeks in August, the [ ]
Hands-on work with Affordable Care Act is part of the FIU Healthcare MBA experience.
Before donning cap and gown, Florida International University (FIU) Healthcare MBA students will have a unique experience designed to arm them with the skills hospital administrators most desire: understanding how Affordable Care Act requirements function in the real world. In the last part of the program, all HCMBA students will undertake a capstone residency at [ ]
FIU HCMBA team takes top honors in South Florida healthcare challenge.
Winning first place in the prestigious South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum s case challenge was a thrill for the five Florida International University (FIU) Healthcare MBA students on the victorious team. Yet what will remain when the applause fades is the experience of crafting, with the guidance of Visiting Assistant Professor Paulo Gomes, an answer to [ ]
Kids need physical activity for good health
There has been a significant increase in childhood obesity over the last decade. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately more than one third of children and adolescents are overweight and obese. The growing rate of obesity in children demonstrates the poor eating habits that are being promoted and the decrease in [ ]
Chinese Lessons: HCMBA trip brings an international perspective to the study of healthcare.
China s health care system, while invested in its own traditions and dealing with a far larger population, has similarities with our own. Both, explained Miriam Weismann, academic director of FIU s Healthcare MBA program, are fragmented, with a mix of public and private funding. Multiple reimbursement systems must be navigated. And both offer lavish attention to [ ]