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Sandra Collins

Professor and Program Director of Health Care Management

Sandra Collins

ASA 122
Mailcode 6615
Phone: 618.453.8802
Fax: 618.453.7020
skcollin@siu.edu

AT SIU SINCE 2001

EDUCATION

  • MBA
  • PhD

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Health Care Ethics, Coding and Compliance
  • Human Resources and Labor Relations in Health Care
  • Lean Six Sigma in Health Care
  • Organizational Behavior and Management in -Health Care
  • Legal Aspects in Health Care
  • U.S. Health Care Systems

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Human Resources Aspects and Leadership Development in Health Care such as Americans with Disability Act, Succession Planning, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

PUBLICATIONS

Matthews, E.P., Collins, K.S., Collins, S.K., McKinnies, R.C. (Pending Publication).  Chief Executive Officers in United States Hospitals: A Reexamination of Workforce Demographics and Educational Issues.  Health Care Manager.

Collins, S.K., Matthews, E.P. (Pending Publication). Americans with Disability Act: Financial Aspects of Reasonable Accommodations and Undue Hardship.  Journal of Health Care Finance. 

Collins, S.K. (2011). Corporate social responsibility: An ethics-based concept in healthcare.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online. URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2011-03-10/1.html.

Green, S., Collins, S.K. (2011). Critical thinking in the radiation oncology field. American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online. http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2011-05-10/2.html

Collins, S.K., Collins, K.S. (2011). Corporate social responsibility and future radiology professionals.  Radiology Management. 33(1), 40-43.

Collins, K.S., McKinnies, R.C., and Collins, S.K. (2010).  Distance learning and how access to education can be improved.  Journal of Workforce Education and Development. URL: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ojwed/vol4/iss2/2/.

Collins, S.K. (2010).  Corporate social responsibility and the future healthcare manager.  Health Care Manager. 29(4), 339-345.

McKinnies, R.C., Collins, S.K., Collins, K.S., Mathews, E.P. (2010). Lack of performance:  A mini-study exploring the top reasons for terminating health care employees.  Radiology Management. 32(1), 44-47.

Collins, S.K. (2010).  Time management:  Addressing time wasters.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online.  URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2010-07-10/2.html.

Collins, K.S., McKinnies, R.C., Matthews, E.P., Collins, S.K. (2010).  Customer service:  Desired characteristics of healthcare employees.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online. URL: http://newsmanager. commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2010-01-05/1.html.

Collins, S.K., McKinnies, R.C., Collins, K.S. (2010).  Employee recruitment and incentive packages in the health care industry.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online. URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2010-01-05/3.html. 

Collins, S.K. (2009).  Succession planning: Perspectives of chief executive officers in United States hospitals.  Health Care Manager.  28(3), 258-263.

Collins, S.K. (2009).  Preparing for an aging workforce.  Radiology Management.  31(4), 50-54.

Collins, S.K., McKinnies, R.C., Collins, K.S., and Matthews, E.P. (2009).   Recruitment tools utilized in the health care industry:  A mini-study.  Radiology  Management.  31(4), 14-16.

Collins, S.K., Matthews, E.P., McKinnies, R.C., Collins, K.S., and Jensen, S.C.  (2009).  Chief executive officers in United States hospitals:  An examination of workforce demographics and educational issues.  Health Care Manager.  28(2), 134-141.

Collins, S.K., and McKinnies, R.C. (2009).  Emotional intelligence: A characteristic of effective leaders in the healthcare industry.  American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online.  URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2009-05-04/3.html.

Collins, S.K., and Vaughn, D. (2009).  Labor transformations and the challenges of a multi-generational workforce.  Developed into American Healthcare Radiology Administrators quick review for continuing education credit for the certified radiology administrator human resource management domain.  Radiology Management.  31(1), 14-18.

Collins S.K., Collins K.S., and Jensen, S. (2009).  Determining return on investment for training using simple regression:  A hypothetical case study for the healthcare industry.  Health Care Manager.  28(1), 30-37.

Collins K.S., Collins S.K., McKinnies, R.C., and Jensen S.C. (2008). Employee satisfaction and employee retention:  Catalysts to patient   satisfaction.  Health Care Manager.  27(3), 245-251.

Collins, S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2008).  Using learning theories as a catalyst to aging employee training.  American Academy of Medical Administrators(AAMA) Journal of Oncology Management.  URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/jom.php?issue=aamaeo200880908.

Collins, S.K., Collins, K.S., and McKinnies, R.C. (2008).  Personality assessments are under utilized in health care industry.  Journal of the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) Executive Online
 URL: http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/aamaeo/issues/2008-07-07/9.html.

Collins, S.K., Sord, B., Griffin, C., and Borges, L. (2008).  Personality assessments as a workforce diversity tool.  Developed into American Healthcare Radiology Administrators quick review for continuing education credit for the certified radiology administrator human resource management domain.  Radiology Management.  30(2), 30-35.

McKinnies, R.C., Collins, S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2008).  Employee incentives in the health care industry.  Radiology Management.  30(1), 52-56.

Collins S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2007).  Changing workforce demographics necessitates succession planning in health care.  Health Care Manager.  26(4),    1-8.

Collins S.K. (2007).  Employee recruitment:  Using behavioral assessments as an employee selection tool.  Health Care Manager.  26(3), 213-217.

Collins, S.K. and Collins, K.S. (2007).  Succession planning and leadership  development:  Critical business strategies for healthcare organizations.   Developed into American Healthcare Radiology Administrators quick review  for continuing education credit for the certified radiology administrator human resource management domain.  Radiology Management. 29(1), 16-24.

Collins, S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2006).  Valuable human capital:  The aging health care worker.  Health Care Manager. 25(3), 213-220.

Collins, K.S., and Collins, S.K. (2004).  Cancer screening recommendations.  Radiation Therapist. 13(2), 137-139.

Collins, S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2004).  Employee retention:  An issue of survival in healthcare.  Radiology Management. 26(4), 52-55.

Collins, S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2004).  Time:  A vital resource.  Radiology Management. 26(1), 30-33.

Collins, S.K., and Collins, K.S. (2002).  Micromanagement:  A costly management style.  Radiology Management.  24(6), 32-35.