Below are a few useful resources for healthcare administration and management careers and professional associations related to this field.
Career and Occupational Statistics
Career Guide to Industries, 2010-11 Edition, Healthcare
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor
American College of Healthcare Executives
ACHE is an international professional society of 30,000 health care executives who lead our nation's hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.
American Medical Association/Health Professions Career and Education
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration -- Bureau of Health Professions
HRSA's Health Professions programs provide policy leadership and grant support for health professions workforce development.
Medical Group Management Association
MGMA is the premier membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices.
American Hospital Association
Close to 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 40,000 individual members come together to form the AHA.
Healthcare Financial Management Association
HFMA is the leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders.
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
The work of LeadingAge is focused on advocacy, leadership development, and applied research and promotion of effective services, home health, hospice, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care communities, nursing homes, as well as technology solutions, to seniors, children, and others with special needs.
America’s Health Insurance Plans
AHIP’s members provide health and supplemental benefits to more than 200 million Americans through employer-sponsored coverage, the individual insurance market, and public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.
American Organization of Nurse Executives
The American Organization of Nurse Executives is the national organization of nurses who design, facilitate and manage care.
American Public Health Association
The oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world, working to improve public health since 1872.
Professional Association of Health Care Office Management
PAHCOM provides support for small group and solo physician practice managers and opportunities for professional growth in healthcare management careers.
American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management
The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management is the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative management. AAHAM's mission is to provide education, certification, networking, and advocacy for healthcare revenue cycle professionals.