NSHM offers Master of Hospital Administration (MHA) programme that is equivalent to an MBA in Healthcare. With NABH and other quality drives in hospitals and healthcare delivery organizations, there is now a growing demand to employ MHA (Master of Hospital Administration) qualified people. NSHM is considered among the top institutes in India for studying MHA. We aim at inculcating knowledge, skills and abilities for students that are essential for managing corporate hospitals.
There is scope beyond hospitals as well. For example, getting employed as healthcare programme coordinators and resource persons in International NGOs (UNICEF, WHO, etc.), NGOs and GOs. The character of the programme is experiential learning, with 90 hours of training per semester. The students usually get placed prior to or during the final semester. With a steady 15% annual growth rate in the healthcare industry over the last decade, there are several job opportunities after MHA in India. This is also an avenue for dental graduates and students from other Allied Healthcare streams to explore. More and more medical students are opting for MHA to enhance their career prospects -by earning knowledge in managerial aspects of running hospitals/healthcare units.
Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors – both in terms of revenue and employment. The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a brisk pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by public as well private players. The overall Indian healthcare market today is worth US$ 100 billion and is expected to grow to US$ 280 billion by 2020, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.9 per cent.
The diverse career opportunities in this field includes-
healthcare delivery levels in India –Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Care, Government Policy and schemes, Health insurance, and delivery systems.
impact of various pandemic diseases like- Malaria, Leprosy, Cholera, Dengue, Covid -19 etc.
assessing the relationship of exposure with a disease or an outcome – hypothesis based on the research question, study design – Cohort study, Case control study etc., solution approaches
managemnet of care & rescue in case of natural and man made disaster like- flood, earthquake, fire, crashes, etc.
continuos developement in Public Health and programmes like Malaria control Programme, Vision 2020, Nirmal Bharat Mission, National Health policies etc.
various calculation & measures of statistical data for planning and establishment of a new Hospital in a community, needs assessment, clinical laws, hospital architechure and engineering-measurements, department layout, hospital resources planning, etc.
planning for new discovered diseases, quick response plan and systems for critical care patients, rehabilitation planning, medical records management, inpatient and outpatient services, Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement (PROM), etc.
Special operation plans for running the hospital & its various department for 24×7, 365 days, ERP, etc.
various equipment handling, training, maintenance, disposal, procurement, sterilization of instruments, backup, etc.
Cost analysis for various healthcare planning, health insurance,health services marketing
Economical effects of alcohol abusing , drug addiction & its impact.
prevetion & protection measures, practices for controlling the infection, and appropriate use of santizers and disinfectants
Quality policy, Accreditations, Compliance, Assuarance, Audit, etc.
analyse systems for easy and faster transaction of services even when placed distantly.
How a decision support system assist physicians and other health professionals in clinical decision making.
How they become useful in delivering value-based and patient-centered services in Hospitals.
construct a handy database management system for all the stakeholders of Hospital, like – Patients, Doctors, Staff, Vendors, Insurance, Corporates, etc.
fundamentals of data warehouse, modeling, and data mining technology to handle massive quantities of historical data, clinical and hospital information for decision making.
role of Online Analytical Process (OLAP) for data discovery, including capabilities for limitless report viewing, complex analytical calculations, and predictive “what if” scenario (budget, forecast) planning in Hospitals.
ease of doing business for Hospitals through online mode and also for developing CRM.
complete control on key operational and financial benchmarks and also base for scientific decision making.
(Semester & One-Time payment modes are also available.)
Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sector, both in terms of revenue and employment. As the Government of India aims to make India as a global healthcare hub, a large pool of well-trained medical professionals is needed in the country. The Government has taken initiatives for which the healthcare market is expected increase three-fold to Rs. 8.6 trillion (US$ 133.44 billion) by 2022. Indian healthcare sector is much diversified and is full of opportunities in every segment. MHA programme at NSHM is equal to or more than MBA in Healthcare where we train our students to attain higher benchmarks in delivering quality healthcare services at different levels of healthcare by way of continuous learning, practice, research, and development.