Healthcare MBA students present solutions to a hospital’s real-world problems.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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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 […]

Passage to India: FIU students learn how another culture approaches health care management.

With more than 1.2 billion people, India faces an intensified version of the problems faced by all nations: how to meet a population’s growing healthcare needs. That challenge was viewed first-hand by 15 FIU Chapman Graduate School of Business students working toward their MBA in Healthcare Management. The group visited India for 10 days last […]

Healthcare executives offer FIU students insights into a fast-changing industry and must-have skills for future graduates.

Amidst a changing landscape, the U.S. healthcare industry is a field that’s ripe for success and continued growth, three veteran executives advised a group of students enrolled in FIU’s School of Business Healthcare MBA program. The December 12 panel featured Peter DeRobertis, principal, Life Sciences at executive search firm Korn/Ferry; Dave Schubert, assistant vice president […]