Health Care Administrators develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services. Health Care Administrators apply business and financial management skills in the healthcare environment. The Health Care Administrator needs to understand health care delivery systems, health law, and health information systems.
Graduates of the Middlesex Community College Health Care Administration program may choose to continue their education at the bachelor’s degree level and/or may choose to pursue certification as a physician practice manager. MxCC recommends that graduates sit for the AAPC CPPM exam (American Academy of Professional Coders, Certified Physician Practice Manager)
A physician practice manager manages the business functions of a medical practice. The physician practice manager is responsible for practice operations that may include revenue management, compliance, human resources, information technology, and marketing.