261360 International healthcare management education: Trends and issues

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 : 12:50 PM - 1:10 PM

Daniel West Jr., PhD , Health Administration and Human Resources, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Bernardo Ramirez, MD, MBA , Department of Health Management I Informatics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
Gary Filerman, PhD , Atlas Research LLC, Washington, DC
Steven Szydlowski, DHA, MBA, MHA , Health Administration and Human Resources, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA
Globalization has impacted all sectors of the economy including the academic landscape. The results and findings of the CAHME International Healthcare Management Education Studies (Phase I & II) will be presented and discussed. All accredited graduate programs in the USA & Canada were invited to complete the surveys. 24 international countries were examined in addition to specific international universities, providers and academic programs. The surveys provided information on international activities, areas of international involvement, faculty activities, international courses and curriculum, alumni and ideas on global healthcare management education. Study findings will be discussed along with identified program trends and opportunities. Global healthcare management education issues and future directions will be examined.

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
.Evaluate & discuss research findings from 2 international studies .Identify important trends from CAHME accredited programs .Discuss future directions based on outcome data .Identify international accreditation issues

Keywords: International, Accreditation

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the PI for 2 CAHME studies that were funded by Armark Charitable Fund; I serve as Chairman of the AUPHA Global Healthcare Management Faculty Network
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.