MHA Team Takes First in 2018 UAB Health Administration Case Competition

									Mona Rath |
																			March 2, 2018
UAB Winning Team 2018
MHA students Jake Staley, Andrew Lamprecht, and Katherine Klingel pictured with Christy Harris Lemak, Chair, Department of Health Services Administration at UAB

A team representing the University of Minnesota placed first in the 2018 UAB Health Administration Case Competition. Master of Healthcare Administration students Katherine Klingel, Andrew Lamprecht, and Jake Staley competed against 42 CAHME-accredited graduate programs at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Feb. 28-March 2. The team’s winning case focused on creating sustainable value for a rural hospital through operational efficiency, service development, and value based partnership.

This is Minnesota’s third championship having won in 2016 and 2010. Justine Mishek, senior lecturer, served as faculty advisor to the team.

Katherine Klingel and  Andrew Lamprecht are recipients of the Combined Class Scholarship Fund. Jake Staley is a recipient of the Robert Douglass Associates Scholarship and MHA Excellence Fund.

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