Preparing students for leadership in healthcare management requires connecting classroom theory with real-world practice. To provide that connection, students in the FIU Business Healthcare MBA program take on a case study as part of their capstone project, working directly with practitioners to analyze a healthcare policy issue and present their findings and conclusions to leadership. […]
Tag: Miriam Weismann
The New Tax Law: FIU Business Professor Weismann on impacts, changes and opportunities.
How will the new tax law impact higher education, corporate taxes and individual paychecks? We spoke to Miriam Weismann, clinical professor at the School of Accounting and academic director of FIU’s Healthcare MBA, for her analysis. How will the tax bill affect employees and their paychecks? Will workers actually see a bigger paycheck, when can […]
FIU Healthcare MBA trip delivers lessons from Southeast Asia.
A Harvard-trained physician who is also a Buddist Monk. Practitioners of ancient medicine and manufacturers of modern medical devices. These were just a few of the many individuals who helped provide a transformative experience for a group of 29 Florida International University College of Business students and alumni who journeyed to Southeast Asia with Miriam […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Faculty Notes: May-June 2015
School of Accounting Kenneth Henry (PhD Business Administration ’08, MAAC ’94), clinical associate professor, was the subject of an article entitled “The Virtual Professor” which appeared in a 2015 special supplement of Accounting and Business, a magazine from the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants). Miriam Weismann, clinical professor and academic director of the Healthcare […]
Faculty Notes: October 2014
School of Accounting David W. Barman (JD ’05), instructor, was named as a “Legal Elite for 2014” by Florida Trend magazine, voted on by members of the Florida Bar. In October, he served as a guest judge in FIU’s College of Law Twelfth Annual Board of Advocates Intramural Appellate Advocacy Competition. Also, Barman’s article “Judge’s […]