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The Business of Healthcare with Tara Humphrey

189 EpisodesProduced by Tara HumphreyWebsite

Tara Humphrey looks behind-the-scenes at the business side of healthcare by talking to NHS and private healthcare leaders. And, throughout this podcast, she also shares her own project management and leadership insights.Tara has an MBA in Healthcare Leadership and Management and Leadership. She is t… read more


#15: MBAs... More than Just a Masters

BH015 MBAs...More than Just a Masters

Is it truly worth getting your MBA in the healthcare industry? Does a master’s degree really give you a ‘leg up’ over your competition and help you land the prestigious positions you want for your career? How can a busy healthcare professional fit continuing education into their already busy lifestyle while raising a family and helping patients? As a healthcare professional with an MBA and a busy home-life and work-life, I’m frequently asked these important questions.


In today’s episode, I share my thoughts on whether earning your master’s degree in healthcare is truly necessary and how MBAs open more doors of opportunities beyond a framed piece of paper for your office wall. I discuss how earning your MBA can improve your time-management, presentation, and leadership skills. I also share the process I used to balance working full-time in the healthcare industry while raising a family and earning my MBA.


“An MBA education enhances your understanding of the sector that you’re working with.” - Tara Humphrey


This week on The Business of Healthcare:

  • Why I decided to earn my MBA
  • How my journey as an entrepreneur in the healthcare industry began
  • How healthcare employers can benefit from hiring professionals with master’s degrees
  • The benefits of earning your MBA
  • How going back to school to earn your MBA helps you hone your presentation skills
  • How earning an MBA shows your dedication and commitment to your field and career
  • How to apply the frameworks you learned from your MBA education into your day-to-day process at work
  • How earning your MBA impacts your confidence
  • The process I used to balance my personal life and work-life while earning my master’s degree


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