Dr. Kruse will sit on a panel hosted by Academic Development and Assessment. The topic of the panel is LInking Research and Commercialization: An open discussion for those new to and experienced with commercialization.
Dr. Michael Nowicki, FACHE, is inducted as Regent for Central and South Texas by ACHE Chair Edward H. Lamb (left). Immediate Past Chair Richard D. Cordova, FACHE, and Chair-Elect Charles D. Stokes, FACHE, at the ACHE Congress on Healthcare Management. http://www.ache.org/pubs/Releases/2016/2016-New-Regents-Installed.cfm
Congratulations to our new MHA Graduates!!!
The School of Health Administration is proud to announce the new graduating class for Summer 2015. A total of 10 students completed their Master of Health Administration (MHA) this summer and officially graduated on Friday, August 8th. These students included Lauren Balon, Jeffrey Benrey, Timothy Burchfield, Rishi Goswamy, Lynsey Lopez, Carolyn Lowery, Anju Gopakumar Nair, Megan Taylor, Chelsea Vinson, and Marco Watts.. We wish you continued success in our profession and know you will do well.
Nowicki presents at Vandenberg AFB in California
Dr. Michael Nowicki presented "Economics Driving Healthcare Reform" to the leadership of the 30th Medical Support Squadron at Vandenberg AFB in California on September 18. The Commander of the Squadron, Lt. Col. Patrick Martinez, received his MHA from Texas State University in 2006.
Zalucki & Nowicki provide certification prep course for South Texas Chapter - ACHE
Paula Zalucki, FACHE, and Dr. Michael Nowicki, FACHE, FHFMA, provided a one-day certification preparation course for the South Texas Chapter of ACHE on Friday, August 29, at the Baptist Health System School of Health Professions in San Antonio.
Rubenstein gives Pattullo Lecture at AUPHA Annual Meeting
Major General David Rubenstein, MHA, FACHE, US Army (retired) was selected as this year's Pattullo Lecturer for the Annual Meeting of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) in San Antonio, Texas on June 18th. The Pattullo Lecture is the opening, keynote address for the AUPHA Annual Meeting and is named for Andrew Pattullo, one of the founding members of the organization. Mr. Rubenstein's lecture was titled A Young Healthcare Leader's Toolkit: Knowing Oneself in Order to Lead Others.
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Abanaka, Anerobi, and Kothmann published in JMIR, Medical Informatics
Dr. Clemens Kruse and MHA students L Abanaka, K Anerobi, and Krysta Kothmann published a full-length manuscript in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, Medical Informatics. This manuscript is currently in press. DOI: 10.2196/medinform.5525
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Luna, Myhra, Rhine, and Sullivan published in the Technology and Health Care
Raul Luna, Matthew Myhra, Emily Rhine, Ross Sullivan, and Dr. Kruse published a full-length manuscript on Cyber Threats to Health Information Systems: A Systematic Review. It was published in the journal Technology and Health Care. This is the official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine. PMID: 26578272 DOI: 10.3233/THC-151102
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Argueta, Lopez, and Nair published in JMIR
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Darcy Argueta, Lindsey Lopez, and Anju Nair published a full-length manuscript on Patient and Provider Attitudes Toward the Use of Patient Portals for the Management of Chronic Disease: A Systematic Review. The manuscript was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. PMID: 25707035 DOI:10.2196/jmir.3703 /
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Ozoa and Smith published in Medical Research Archives
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Nicole Ozoa and Greg Smith published a full-length manuscript on Patient Portals and the Management of Pediatric Chronic Disease: A Systematic Review. It was published in Medical Research Archives. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18103/mra.v0i4.162
Dr. Kruse and MHA students Bolton and Freriks published in JMIR
Dr. Kruse and two MHA students, Katy Bolton and Greg Freriks published a full-length manuscript on the The Effect of Patient Portals on Quality Outcomens and its Implications to Meaningful Use: A Systematic Review. It was published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. PMID: 25669240 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.3171
Dr. Kruse and MHA student Kristina Goetz published in JOMS
Dr. Kruse and MHA student Kristina Goetz published a full-length manuscript on the Summary and Frequency of Barriers to Adoption of CPOE in the U.S.. It was published in the Journal of Medical Systems, published out of Vanderbilt University. PMID: 25638719 DOI:10.2196/jmir.3171
Kruse & Mileski published in BMJ Open's online journal
Drs. Kruse & Mileski recently had an article accepted in the BMJ Open online journal. The article is titled "Adoption factors associated with electronic health record among long-term care facilities: A systematic review." Additional authors included MHA students Vyachelslav Alaytsev, Elizabeth Carol, and Ariana Williams. DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006615
Dr.s Mileski, Kruse, and Lieneck published in the Association of Black Nursing Faculty
Dr.s Michael Mileski, Amber Mcllwain, Clemens Kruse, Cristian Lieneck, and Amanda Sokan published a full-length manuscript in the journal for the Association of Black Nursing Faculty. PMID: 26930768
Shanmugam article accepted by American Journal of Infectious Diseases (AJID)
Dr. Ram Shanmugam had his article titled "Health Broken Woven Poisson Spheres to Manage Deadly Ebola Incidences" by the American Journal of Infectious Diseases. His article can be found in volume 10, issue 3 of the publication on pages 142 - 153. The article investigates cases of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. As described in the abstract "suitable Poisson models are developed for each category [suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola] and are then woven together to analyse the entire pertinent data on Ebola incidences and deaths in those four countries." The idea is to compare the data to identify effective prevention and treatment.
Brooks receives tenure and assumes new duty as School Director
Dr. Matthew Brooks has been granted tenure and was selected as the new Director of the School of Health Administration. Dr. Brooks joined the School of Health Administration at Texas State University in 2010 as a tenure-track associate professor. In August 2013, he was appointed director of graduate studies for the School of Health Administration. Dr. Brooks received his B.S. in biology from Kennesaw State University and was a Distinguished Military Graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology. He received an M.P.H. in biostatistics from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. He holds board certifications in public health and health administration. He is a Fellow in the American College of Health Executives (ACHE) and the Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). Prior to pursuing an academic career, Dr. Brooks spent 21 years on active duty in the U.S. Army as a Medical Service Corps officer. Highlights of his military career include assignments as chief of strategic planning for Army Medical Command; deputy director of the Army-Baylor MHA/MBA Program; and deputy commander for the 14th Combat Support Hospital in Camp Bucca, Iraq. Dr. Brooks earned the Airborne, Air Assault and Expert Field Medical badges during his military career.
Dr. Brooks’ research interests are in the areas of veterans’ health and aging; military healthcare; life-course effects of military service; and generational differences. He has been active in a number of professional organizations, including serving as a reviewer for several professional journals including Military Medicine and Journal of Aging and Health. He is active in the American College of Healthcare Executives, where he serves as a member of the Regents Advisory Council, and is a member of the Standards Council for the Commission of Healthcare Management Education.
Congratulations to our new MHA Graduates!!!
The School of Health Administration is proud to announce the new graduating class for Summer 2014. A total of 11 students completed their Masters of Healthcare Administration (MHA) this summer and officially graduated on Friday, August 8th. These students included Katy Bolton, Dacey Doehrman, Shareef Hamand, Aaron Hochstetler, Aaron Hynson, Joseph Mette, Bethany Miller, Lawrence Okpoko, Verna Regier, Michael Ulanday and Kelsey Wood. We wish you continued success in our profession and know you will do well.
Lieneck meets with HLC officers to prepare for new Academic Year
Dr. Cristian Lieneck met with the officers for the Healthcare Leadership Coalition student organization to discuss items of interest for the upcoming academic year on Friday, August 10th. Dr. Lieneck is the faculty liason for HLC.
Dr. Wayne Sorensen, past Chair and Associate Professor Emeritus, passes away
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Wayne Sorensen. Dr. Sorensen began at Texas State University in 1993 when he accepted the position of department chair for the Department of Health Administration. He remained in that position for 10 years when he requested to return to full time classroom teaching and to pursue his scholarship agenda. He continued his faculty appointment until his retirement from Texas State in 2010. While at Texas State, Dr. Sorensen provided leadership with the development of new and higher standards for undergraduate and graduate healthcare administration education. He represented Texas State with his visits to Kazakhstan, the Republic of Georgia, and the Ukraine to assist the countries' healthcare leaders with new healthcare delivery models. He was awarded the Gold Medal Award for Service from the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2008, the highest award by the nationally recognized professional organization for healthcare management. He was a strong advocate for change in healthcare services and more efficient but sensitive patient care models, and he was equally strong in his appreciation and support of faculty, staff and students. He is described as a good man with a tender heart, a great friend, the ultimate professional, and a fun and jovial person with a great sense of humor. He will be sorely missed.