MHA Master of Healthcare Administration candidate
Tackling Social Determinants of Health in Your Community
Investigate social determinants of health in your community, city, state, or nation and tackle them through policy change or strategic partnerships. In projects such as these, you are proposing evidence-based solutions to tackle the most pressing health challenges that are impacting your community. Through a case studies approach, you will follow a traditional consulting engagement/ research framework including conducting literature reviews, competitor analysis, feasibility studies, stakeholder interviews, survey development/distribution, etc..
Develop a convincing presentation to key stakeholders summarizing the position of a hospital of your choosing, describing why it is important to the community, and what its strategies should be moving forward. Analysis will include: - Look at market share and patient demographics - Look at key statistics in comparison to other hospitals in service area (inpatient discharges, inpatient days, average daily census, occupancy, emergency visits, etc)
Take a Closer Look at Brain Disorders & Aging
Take a closer look at diseases that are commonly associated with aging such as Parkinsons & Alzheimers. Understand how these diseases: - Biological mechanisms - Symptoms - Onset and progression - Causes - Treatments - Outlook - Prevention Through this research you can create a research paper, YouTube video, podcast, informative guide, etc.