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Post Graduate Diploma in healthcare Informatics


Healthcare informatics is the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care. This field deals with the resources, devices, and methods required to optimize the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in health and biomedicine. The programme is intended to provide the students with a solid foundation and current best practices of the healthcare informatics for successful delivery of patient care. This programme also provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental concepts, tools and skill sets to contribute to the application of e-health and health informatics for optimal healthcare delivery.

Programme Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Healthcare Informatics

Module 2: Health IT Standards (HL-7, HITSP, ONC)

Module 3: Health Information Exchange (ICD-10, CPT, NDC, RxNorm, LONIC and SNOMED CT)

Module 4: Data Standards in Healthcare (EHR, EMR, PHR)

Module 5: Healthcare- IT – Selecting Complementing software systems

Module 6: HITECH, PPACA and HIPAA Act

Module 7: IT Sourcing, Security and Governance in Healthcare Sector

Module 8: Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Industry

Module 9: Introduction to Big Data Analytics

Module 10: Data Management and Data Warehousing

Module 11: Data Analysis and Data Visualization

Module 12: Implementation of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Industry

Module 13: Performance Measurement, Reporting and Area Application of informatics in Healthcare sector.

Module 14: Industry Based Case Studies .

Eligibility

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

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this programme is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme 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 programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Informatics by Faculty of Healthcare Administration, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular & part time modes), elaborate programme 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. 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 healthcare giants like Syngene International, GSK , Eli Lilly & Company, Pfizer, Copymonitor, GeBBS Healthcare, Abbott Healthcare, Cellbeans, Polevault, Meddiff, NextGen, Philips, Wipro, GE Healthcare etc.

Future career prospects of Healthcare Informatics

In today’s world, opportunities for people with degrees in health informatics are quite high and expected to skyrocket in the coming years. Demand for health informatics jobs is predicted to increase leaps and bounds. Medical facilities from hospitals to nursing homes are finding it tough to find qualified professionals to help successfully bridging the gap between manual record-keeping and electronic health and medical records. Professionals can work as Informatics Analyst, Clinical Informaticist, Electronic Medical Record Keeper, Informatics Specialist, Chief Medical Information Officer, Health Informatics Consultant.


Programme Fee Details

How to apply

For further enquiries, write to or call us on:
info@igmpi.ac.in / 18001031071 (Toll Free) , Phone: +91 11 26512850

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