A Newsletter for Stakeholders of the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management and Master of Health Administration Programs
December 2020 Health Administration Newsletter
Mask Compliance Study Conducted in Allen County
Fairbanks School of Public Health students at IU Fort Wayne conducted a mask compliance study to determine how much compliance the county has with the statewide mask order.
Using Machine Learning to Identify Patients’ COVID-19 Social Risks
A team of researchers led by Dr. Joshua Vest, professor of Health Policy and Management, are developing and evaluating technologies to help organizations better identify which patients have social risk factors.
Health Services Management Program Hosts Internship Interview Day
The Health Services Management program hosted another successful Internship Interview Day for seniors seeking internship experiences. The event was held virtually this year, due to COVID-19.
Study Examines How COVID Positivity Rates Among Nursing Home Workers Are Associated with Community Spread
In a study led by Dr. Justin Blackburn, associate professor of Health Policy and Management, researchers assessed whether using COVID-19 community activity level could accurately inform strategies for routine testing of nursing home facility staff for active COVID-19 infection.
Alumni Spotlight: Why Janet Henderson Chose Health Administration
MHA Alumna Janet Henderson says she is proud of how her career progression has allowed her to impact healthcare patients through decisions that improve patient care. Learn more about what inspired Henderson to pursue a career in health administration.
Alumni Spotlight: How Pandemic Proves Telemedicine Useful for Patients
Asad Zaman, MHA alumnus, explains how UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh became the nation's first children’s hospital to receive funding toprovide telehealth services for organ transplant pediatric patients an increased risk of getting COVID-19.
IUPUI, Indiana Department of Health release Phase 3 Findings from Statewide COVID-19 Study
Results from the third phase of a scientific study measuring the statewide prevalence of COVID-19 show that, as of early October, 7.8 percent of Indiana's population had been infected with the novel coronavirus. Watch a video recap of the prevalence study to date, which features Dr. Nir Menachemi, lead scientist on the study.
Fairbanks School Now Offers Executive Online MHA Program
The Executive Online MHA is intended for working health care professionals who want the skills and education to take the next step in their career. This degree prepares you for greater organizational responsibilities and leadership roles. Learn alongside other working professionals while building your network and applying what you learn to your current work environment.
Share Your COVID-19 Efforts With Us
IThe coronavirus pandemic has led to a myriad of public health and health administration efforts that can easily go unnoticed. If you have volunteered, worked on a project, conducted research, or completed any unique effort related to COVID-19, and would like to share it with the Fairbanks School of Public Health, we would love to hear from you.
Are you interested in hiring FSPH graduates or interns? Do you want to mentor students, guest lecture or interview MHA applicants? Connect with us!
Are you a graduate of our BS or MHA program?
Our alumni keep our school strong. We'd love to stay in touch with you. Let us know if you are an IUPUI health administration graduate.