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September 29, 2022
If your goal is to positively impact patient care, medical administration, public health and scientific research, there's no better time to earn an MSHI at the University of Pittsburgh.
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September 28, 2022
While respectable physician assistant education programs may be costly, demand for certified PAs is high, and the competitive compensation enables graduates to pay back loans in a reasonable period of time.
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August 11, 2022
Maybe you're asking yourself, "Is a master's in health informatics worth it?" The answer is yes.
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August 4, 2022
Health informatics is the future of medicine and medical research. As the rate of data generation in health care has increased, so has the need for qualified domain experts capable of working with Big Data in this complex sector.
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August 2, 2022
Informaticists are already some of the highest earners in non-clinical health care jobs. However, informatics specialists with the following skills can earn even more.
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June 1, 2022
The question 'Should I be a physician assistant or nurse practitioner?' is a challenging one to answer. The only way to determine which career will be the best fit is to research both.
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May 26, 2022
Determining how long it will take you to become a PA involves more than looking at the length of physician assistant master's programs. Step one is learning about the PA program prerequisites and course structure, as well as how to get licensed.
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May 24, 2022
The path to becoming a PA is relatively straightforward but also intense. Before you embark on this academic journey, be sure you understand what you'll learn in a traditional or hybrid PA program.
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May 16, 2022
Patient care and medical research generate massive quantities of data, so the job outlook for professionals in informatics, health data analytics and health IT is strong. Here's how to switch careers to work in these fields.
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April 12, 2022
Unlike many patient care providers, PAs work in all settings and specialties and can transition easily from one medical specialty to another. Here's why.