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Executive Diploma in Medical Records Technology


IGMPI offers a comprehensive Post Graduate Diploma course in Medical Records Technology providing important skill set and knowledge to handle Medical Records in healthcare and hospital settings.

Medical Records Technology is a distinctive course offering information pertaining to operations of a healthcare facility. It is a science of managing the entirepatient’s information related to collecting, filing and storing of important data. The course involves study of patient charts, scanning Medical Records, medical coding of diseases, thereby ensuring compliance to regulations and retention schedules. The course also emphasizes on destruction of Medical Records after their retention.

Medical Records Technology course is specially designed to suit personnel providing Medical Records Services and for personnel opting to take Medical Records Management as a career option in the field of life sciences and healthcare. This course is intended to fill the shortage of skilled professionals in the field of Medical Records in hospital and industry setting.

The main objective of the course is to upgrade technical skills/ work efficiency in the core areas of health facility management through educating manual and electronic records. It also covers management of Inpatient and outpatient Medical Records and department registration services. As the course involves modules on medical coding and ICD-10, this also covers generating statistics on morbidity and mortality by ICD-10 coding of diseases and diagnostic indexing. Additionally, the course covers legal issues related to Medical Records, audits by relevant agencies accuracy in filing, retrieving and keeping records.

Course Modules :

Module 1: Medical Records- An Introduction

Module 2: Planning and Documentation: Medical Records

Module 3: Ethics and Legal Compliance

Module 4: Medical Coding

Module 5: International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10)

Module 6: Electronic Medical Record

Module 7: Difficulties Related to Medical Records

Module 8: Architecture of Medical Records.

Module 9: Archival and Deletion of Medical Records.

Module 10: Medical Claims and Processing

Module 11: Data Mining and Statistical Analysis

Module 12: Clinical Documentation Improvement

Module 13: Case Studies

Eligibility

Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The course will be completed over a period of six months which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual executive programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Medical Records Technology by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.

The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare, insurance and hospitals giants like GeBBS Healthcare, Access Healthcare (India), Metro Group of Hospitals, Fortis Hospital, Accenture, Global Healthcare Billing Partners, Infinx Healthcare, Optum, Cotiviti India Pvt. Ltd., Star care Hospital, Apollo Hospital, nThrive, ISK Health, etc.

Future career prospects of Medical Records Training

India is projected to be ranked within the top three healthcare markets in terms of incremental growth by the year 2025. There are ample jobopportunities in the field of medical science for the students of the medical records technician course. Those who want to work in the health-care Medical Records Technology, the course can be a great choice for them. According to recent studies and statistics, a career in Medical Records Technology can be very rewarding. With the healthcare industry rising in significance, this programme can be very helpful in the current market scenario. This curriculum will assist you in becoming an efficient medical record manager. As a record manager, you will take care of maintaining patient’s medical records and will perform statistical reporting and research. You'll learn how to use medical office software and billing strategies.

Medical Records Technicians are hired in both public and private hospitals and also in clinics, polyclinics, Diagnostic Centers, Medical Insurance Centers, Health Care Centers, Nursing Homes, Medical Colleges / Universities, Outpatient Care Centers etc. They are decently paid and they can anticipate good career growth. If you're looking to join a growing industry, you should consider a career in the field of medical record technology. The field is growing at a rapid pace. With more people spending more time in hospitals, more patients are using medical records for legal purposes. Health records are being scrutinized more and more by government agencies and insurance companies. As a result, this field is growing very fast and this will help you to find a job in the health care field that you'll love.


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