The following is a guest post by Chris Jones
Healthcare administrators typically work in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, nursing care centers, public health departments and medical research institutions. However, generalists and specialist healthcare administrators normally have different roles and responsibilities at the workplace. In general, the former are normally in charge of several aspects such as planning, co-ordination and supervision while the latter take on a single administrative role in a health care facility. Therefore, before you decide whether you want to pursue a career as a specialist or general health administrator, it is important to understand the pros and cons of both types of administrators. Here is a detailed comparison of healthcare administration generalists vs. specialists.
Specialists focus, in great depth, on one area of health administration, and, as such, develop the skills necessary [Read more…]