Health Information Management (HIM) is information management applied to health and healthcare. It is the practice of acquiring, analyzing and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. With the widespread computerization of health records, traditional (paper-based) records are being replaced with electronic health records (EHRs). The tools of health informatics and health information technology are continually improving to bring greater efficiency to information management in the healthcare sector. HIM professionals work with all healthcare providers and departments, including physicians, nurses, lab, radiology, and pharmacy staff to ensure patient information to promote patient safety through documentation practices.
Module 1: Introduction to Health Information Management
Module 2: HIM Application and System
Module 3: Health Information Governance
Module 4: HIM Strategic Planning and Financial Management
Module 5: Medical Coding
Module 6: International Classification of Disease (ICD-10)
Module 7: Health Information System
Module 8: Health Information Analysis
Module 9: Database Management Systems and Data Quality
Module 10: Database Programming
Module 11: Statistics for Health Sciences
Module 12: Electronic Medical Records
Module 13: Healthcare Law and Ethics
Module 14: Industry Based Case Studies
Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or even Biochemistry are eligible to apply for this course.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.
The registration dates for this bi-annual executive program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 20,000 /- (600 USD for oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 450/- (USD 20) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).
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 expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Health Information Management by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and healthcare Companies like Apollo Hospitals group, Max India, Fortis healthcare, Siemens healthcare, cedilla healthcare, Piramal enterprises, Religare health insurance, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy, Biocon etc.
Just as steady advancements in technology pave the way for all kinds of new possibilities when it comes to medical treatment, evolving digital capabilities also call for a range of professionals behind the scenes who maintain a necessary balance of healthcare knowledge and tech prowess. Health information management professionals plan information systems, develop health policy, and identify current and future information needs. In addition, they may apply the science of informatics to the collection, storage, analysis, use, and transmission of information to meet legal, professional, ethical and administrative records-keeping requirements of health care delivery. After completion of this course one can work as Health information manager, Medical coder, Healthcare data analyst, Medical coding compliance auditor, Clinical documentation specialist, Medical research analyst, Medical records abstractor, Health Information Managers/Medical Record Officers/Administrators, Quality Managers, Health Insurance Managers, Quality Analysts in Research Centers, Coding Specialist for Healthcare Providers, Coding Specialists for Health Insurance Firms, Medical Transcriptionists / Proofers / Editors / QAs etc.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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