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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

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Campus News | December 9, 2020

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield to honor four Winter 2020 graduates for their academic, research, and community impact.

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Campus News | December 17, 2019

UNLV president Marta Meana will highlight four graduating students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the Class of 2019.

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People | November 14, 2019

Achievement in Service Award winner Ken Bahl has been a key figure in UNLV's Alumni Association.

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Campus News | November 7, 2019

MGM College Opportunity Program at UNLV offers a flexible and affordable way for the company's employees to complete their degrees.

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Campus News | May 1, 2019

UNLV faculty and students honored with Service-Learning, Community-Based Research, Faculty/Staff Outreach, and Student Service awards.

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Business and Community | May 1, 2019

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

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 26, 2020

The nursing home resident’s first recorded signs of COVID-19 were subtle: a low-grade fever, accompanied by coughing.

Casino.org
March 23, 2020

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.

Casino.org
March 23, 2020

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.

Las Vegas Review Journal
March 21, 2020

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.

Colorado Springs Independent
January 30, 2019

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.”

Physicians Practice
February 9, 2018

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?

Healthcare Administration and Policy Experts

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Recent Healthcare Administration and Policy Accomplishments

November 16, 2021
Yonsu Kim (Healthcare Administration & Policy) published a paper on "What drives variations in public health and social services expenditures? the association between political fragmentation and local expenditure patterns" in the European Journal of Health Economics. While it has been suggested that public health and social services spending…
November 15, 2021
Mingon Kang (Computer Science), Ji Yoo (Medicine), and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and Policy) have been awarded a grant of $245,000 from the Minority Research Grant Program of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The research team will use novel computational and clinical strategies, including a deep learning-based risk score…
October 14, 2021
Karen Callahan (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), Ji  Yoo (Medicine),  Jennifer Vanderlaan (Nursing), Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration), public health doctoral student Zahra Mojtahedi, and master of public health student Katayoon Ghodsi, along with Guogen Shan of the University of Florida, and Jerry Reeves of CoMagine Health, recently published…
October 12, 2021
Pearl Kim and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and Policy), Ji Yoo (Medicine), public health doctoral student Zahra Mojtahedi, and Ja Seol Koo, Hee-Taik Kang, Jinwook Hwang, and Moon Kyung Joo (all international visiting scholars from Korea) recently co-authored an article, "Palliative Care and Life-Sustaining/Local Procedures in Colorectal…
October 11, 2021
Betty Burton, Chris Cochran, and Jay Shen (Healthcare Administration and policy), along with visition healthcare administration scholar Donghui Lou, Guogen Shan of the University of Florida, and Fuzai Yin, Lianying Wang, and Ruiji Liu of the First Hospital of Qinhuangdao, China, recently authored an article entitled "Pediatrics Hospital Care in…
September 27, 2021
Zahra Mojtahedi (Puiblic Health), a doctoral student, along with, Ji Won Yoo (Medicine), Karen Callahan (Public Health), Neeraj Bhandari and Jay Shen (both Healthcare Administration and Policy), master's of public health student Katayoon Ghodsi, and visiting scholar from China Donghui Lou recently published an article entiled "Inpatient Palliative…