Health care at all levels and in all forms relies on health management behind it. Although US focused, the website of the American College of Healthcare Executives (www.ache.org) provides a good over-view of health management in general. Of special interest is the student area at www.ache.org/Faculty_Students/students.cfm, where you can find a wide range of career information, from the future perspectives of working in health management, employment, and salary information, to training programmes and fellowship opportunities. www.health-managementcareers.org is the internet resource guide of the same institution, designed to help in exploring such a career and making an informed decision. I particularly enjoyed the real life touch of the profiles of health management professionals published on this website.
Moving from theory to practice, www.msh.org is the website of Management Sciences for Health, a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving management systems by working with healthcare policy makers, managers, providers, and consumers. Since it