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 […]

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 […]

Tiananmen Square

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 […]