Category Archives: Author

Lots of Focus on the ACA, But MACRA Is Here to Stay

While the recent headlines are focused on the potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), another health care law is moving forward, unobstructed. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed in 2015 with full … Continue reading

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Author Recognition – Eric Shamus & Arie J. van Duijn

We are pleased to share that Jones & Bartlett Learning authors Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD and Arie J. van Duijn, PT, EdD, OCS have been chosen as the 43rd honorees of the Florida Gulf Coast University Author Series. Each month, one … Continue reading

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One Health: From AIDS to Zika – Webinar Recording Now Available

by Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD Profession and Founding Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University As Zika spreads to the U.S., climate change becomes a daily reality, and the presence of antibiotic resistance becomes a … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Richard Skolnik Selected as Jury Member for the MacArthur Foundation “100 & Change” Competition

Jury Will Award $100 Million Grant to One Idea That Can “Change the World” Richard Skolnik, MPA, author of Global Health 101, was recently selected as a jury member for the “100 & Change” competition which will award a $100 … Continue reading

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Vaccinations and Health Care Managers

With the Zika virus pushing now vaccine preventable Ebola virus off the center stage in world health, it is easy to forget old diseases and debates. Vaccinations created by man, not by natural disease processes, have historically engendered controversy. According … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Author Webinars Just Announced

Wednesday October 19, 2:00 pm EDT Topic: Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing Description: Join author and Nursing instructor, Anita Finkelman, MSN, RN for an informative and interactive webinar around the hot topic of Quality Improvement in Nursing. … Continue reading

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Oct 20 Webinar: Writing Success Strategies for Scholars in the Health Sciences

Webinar Topic: Writing Success Strategies for Scholars in the Health Sciences Presenter: Kathryn Jacobsen, PhD, MPH, Author of Introduction to Health Research Methods, 2nd Ed. Recorded on: Thu Oct 20, 2:00 pm EDT Watch Recording at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dTPhff0j5N8 In this Webinar … Continue reading

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Wanted: Public Health Workers!

Much has been written in the popular press about the looming shortage of physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals (Corwin, 2015; Grant, 2016; Mishoe, 2004). Comparatively little ink, however, has been used to discuss the looming shortage of public health … Continue reading

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The Syllabus: The Program Building Block

As undergraduate and graduate healthcare management education programs move to a competency based framework for curricula, one of a program’s hurdles is assessment of student achievement of those competencies. The basis for this assessment begins in the very building block … Continue reading

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What is This Thing Called Competency Based Education?

The buzz in health care management education is all competencies, all the time. Your program, whether at the undergraduate or graduate level, must be anchored in a competency based framework. The framework selected must be based on your program’s mission, … Continue reading

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