Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy News
The healthcare industry is one of the three largest industries in the United States based on revenues, total assets or number of employees. Students in the Department of Healthcare Administration and Policy gain a broad view of the healthcare delivery system and develop an understanding of health and disease.
Current Healthcare Administration and Policy News
UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield to honor four Winter 2020 graduates for their academic, research, and community impact.
UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.
Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.
MGM College Opportunity Program at UNLV offers a flexible and affordable way for the company's employees to complete their degrees.
UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.
Health Care Administration and Policy professor Jay Shen works to increase understanding and use of palliative care among Asian-Americans.
Healthcare Administration and Policy In The News
The nursing home resident’s first recorded signs of COVID-19 were subtle: a low-grade fever, accompanied by coughing.
Health officials predict many US hospitals soon will be overrun with patients. Well before the outbreak, in total, Nevada had 6,304 hospital beds in 2017. Nevada’s 2.1 hospital beds per 1,000 people is lower than the national average of 2.4, according to the Nevada Current.
Nevada’s shortage of doctors means many worried patients are scrambling to find a primary care physician who can provide quick diagnoses about coronavirus symptoms or testing options.
Intersectionality in feminism matters. Or, as author, activist and feminist Audre Lorde put it, “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle, because we do not live single-issue lives.”
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is starting a new chapter under the direction of former pharma executive Alex Azar, who was sworn in as the new Secretary on January 29. How will Azar's leadership shape US.. public health policy and what can physicians expect from his tenure in the way of healthcare reform?
Nevadans whose health care isn’t covered by their employers and who missed the Dec. 15 deadline for government-provided insurance still have options for the coming year, according to local experts.