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What is Healthcare Administration?

When thinking about a career in healthcare, images of doctors or nurses might be the first to come to mind. But there are hundreds of different healthcare careers, from the people who administer the healing to the people who administrate the industry. Doctors and nurses cannot function on their own, and many people work behind the scenes in rewarding jobs at all levels of responsibility and pay. Like any good business, healthcare needs quality managers to maintain a smoothly-running organization. They plan and supervise the delivery of services by doctors, nurses, and technicians. And they can work in small health clinics or major medical centers. Each operation needs someone to track trends in an ever-changing industry and to keep the business on the cutting edge. Healthcare administrators play an important role in keeping the community healthy.

Healthcare administrators take on leadership titles such as: Hospital administratorDepartment or division directorCompany presidentChief exec…