Allied Services Employee Earns Health Executive Qualification

Allied Services Integrated Health System is proud to announce that Brianna Hoban, NHA, PCHA, Administrator of Allied Services Skilled Nursing Center in Scranton, has earned the prestigious Health Services Executive (HSE) qualification from the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This achievement underscores Hoban’s dedication to excellence in long-term care and her commitment to continuous professional development.

The HSE qualification is a significant milestone for healthcare administrators. It reflects a comprehensive understanding of the various aspects of long-term care, including nursing homes, assisted living, hospice, and home and community-based services. It serves as a benchmark of quality and competence, ensuring that leaders in the field are well-equipped to manage and improve long-term care services across different settings.

Brianna Hoban has been a vital part of Allied Services. She previously served as the Assistant Administrator before taking on her current role as Administrator of Allied Services Scranton Skilled Nursing Center, a 327-bed facility. In addition, she holds the position of Assistant Vice President of Skilled Nursing Administration, where she provides operational and administrative support to the leaders of Allied Services’ Wilkes-Barre-based skilled nursing facilities. Hoban’s educational background includes a degree in Health Services Administration from Marywood University.

Her HSE qualification attainment enables Hoban to enhance her expertise further and bring innovative, high-quality care solutions to the patients and families served by Allied Services. This accomplishment allows her to continue her pursuit of knowledge and make an even more powerful impact on the long-term care continuum, benefiting the entire community.

“We are incredibly proud of Brianna’s achievement,” said Senior Vice President of Skilled Nursing, James Cooney. “Her dedication to advancing her knowledge and skills exemplifies the values of Allied Services and our commitment to providing exceptional care. Brianna’s leadership and expertise are invaluable assets to our team and the individuals we serve.”

Allied Services remains committed to fostering professional growth among its staff and continually improving the quality of care provided. Congratulations to Brianna Hoban on this outstanding accomplishment.

Marywood University Recognized as a Best Allied Health Professions Schools

Marywood University is one of the 2021 Best Allied Health Professions Schools according to Health Care Degree Search. Allied health encompasses a broad group of health professionals who use scientific principles and evidence-based practice for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of acute and chronic diseases, promote disease prevention and wellness for optimum health, and apply administration and management skills to support health care systems in a variety of settings.

Marywood has earned a total of 6 different awards in this year’s rankings. Highlights includes #7 Best Allied Health Professions Schools in Pennsylvania; #9 Best Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services Master’s Degree Schools; #19 Best Allied Health Professions Schools in the Middle Atlantic Region; #26 Best Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services Schools; and #69 Best Allied Health Professions Schools.

The determinants that Health Care Degree Search employed for their ranking methodology include outcome focus; majors and degree offerings; the amount of time for a student to graduate; ranking factors; post-graduation wages; educational resources and success; post-graduation debt, program demand; online options; and data systems, including integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP), the College Scorecard, and the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).

For additional information about Marywood University’s College of Health and Human Services, please visit, or call the Office of Admissions, at (570) 348-6234. For additional information about Health Care Degree Search, please visit