The hospital of tomorrow comes alive at educational forum.

Looking toward the future constitutes a wise practice for any business sector. For healthcare, it’s critical. On May 5, 2011, industry leaders gathered for “Healthcare Facility of the Future,” a South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum educational program held at the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU). The event was hosted by the […]

Lecture focuses on challenges in the U.S. healthcare system.

Spiraling costs and a central debate over control continue to plague the U.S. healthcare system, with little resolution in sight, according to John Iglehart, a journalist and expert in healthcare policy. In his talk, “Health Reform, Mounting Deficits and Partisan Politics: A Perilous Path on Uncertain Terrain,” Iglehart, founding editor of Health Affairs and national […]

FIU contingent furthers Dual Degree relationship with university in China.

Late this summer, a four-person group from the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU), went to China for four days as part of the evolving relationship between the Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Graduate School of Business and Southern Medical University (SMU) in Guangzhou. Executive Dean Joyce J. Elam, Associate Dean Christos Koulamas, […]

FIU launches Dual Degree healthcare program with Southern Medical University in China.

Even though the Healthcare MBA (HCMBA) in the College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) won’t begin for a few more months, it is already expanding: to China. The relationship between FIU and Southern Medical University (SMU) in Guangzhou—ranked as one of the top medical universities in China—resulted from a chance conversation between […]

FIU’s College of Business takes Lead in Healthcare Management and Information Programs

The College of Business Administration at Florida International University (FIU) has developed an ambitious agenda to provide healthcare management programs that meet the needs of students and healthcare executives interested in a broad spectrum of managerial expertise. From general management and leadership to information and management systems, to healthcare compliance, to risk management…the College will […]

Healthcare summit explores common ground and unresolved challenges.

The 400+ participants at the South Florida Hospital and Healthcare Association’s (SFHHA) fifth annual “Health Reform’s Solutions for South Florida’s Healthcare System” left with much to think about. “The two-day session delivered insights and provided a tremendous opportunity to hear speakers representing the healthcare marketplace talk about the impact of health reform on their respective […]

CFO Roundtable examines what healthcare reform means to South Florida.

Nancy Borkowski, director of the Healthcare MBA program in the Chapman Graduate School of Business at Florida International University’s (FIU), opened a CFO Roundtable with an unusual challenge: Be the first to assemble six pieces of brightly colored foam into a pencil cube. More than 150 executives, alumni and students gathered at the College of […]

Disney Institute program stresses importance of service quality in healthcare.

Hospitals, clinics, group medical practices, dental practices and freestanding medical care providers share a common goal: distinguishing themselves through the delivery of quality healthcare services. To learn more about how to achieve this objective, nearly 200 healthcare professionals recently gathered at Florida International University (FIU) to attend the Disney Institute’s “Approach to Quality Services for […]