IGMPI offers a comprehensive short term programme 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 entire patient’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 record services and for personnel opting to take Medical Record 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 Record in hospital and industry settings.
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.
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
All those working in Healthcare or Life science industry in India or abroad can apply for this short term programme.Life Science graduate/MSc in science disciplines and students pursuing or passed out of Biology discipline are also eligible for the course. The course is meant for Graduates and Post Graduates employed plus yet to be employed candidates keen on taking Medical Records as their career choice.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.
The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty. 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.
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 Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Records Technology 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. 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 pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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