B Reshmi

Associate Professor

Department of Health Information Management

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    B Reshmi is Associate Professor in the Department of Health Information Management. She handles teaching and project guiding responsibilities of MSc Hospital & Health Information Management and BSc Health Information Administration program.

    She:

    • Teaches UG & PG core subjects such as Medical Language, Front Office Management, Operations Management.
    • Coordinates credit seminar of the post graduate students.
    • Coordinates all the sessional examination of the department
    • Supervises and coordinates practical and posting involving liaison with network hospitals.
    • Supervises and coordinates student research projects.
    • Guides student in research specific area of expertise of health insurance.

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Introduction to Healthcare Delivery Services BHI-109 Semester I
Health Information Management Practicum BHI-207 Semester I & III
Medical Terminology-I BHI-209 Semester III
Medical Terminology-II BHI-202 Semester IV
Front Office Management BHI-301 Semester V
Operations Management MHI-703 Semester III

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD in Health Insurance Health Insurance Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2013
Masters in Hospital and Health Information Management SOAHS Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 2005
MSc in Animal Production and Management SASRD, Nagaland University 1998
BSc Agriculture SASRD, Nagaland University 1996

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
SOAHS Manipal Associate Professor 2013
SOAHS Manipal Assistant Professor 2008
SOAHS Manipal Lecturer 2006

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Health Economics

Area of Expertise

Health Care Financing

Area of Research

Health Insurance

Awareness, attitude and their correlates towards health insurance in an urban south Indian population - a community based study

2012-01-01 Nair N S K Unnikrishnan B Sabu K M

2012, Management in Health, Vol 16(1), Pg 32-35. The findings indicate that the health insurance companies should come out with a clear policy details as many of the respondents have only vague ideas about their various benefits and risks involved in a policy.

Utilisation of two community based health insurance schemes- by patients visiting a tertiary care hospital in Karnataka

2010-01-01 Noore Sanah

The study aimed to find out the utilisation rates and satisfaction of services by enrolling for two community based health insurance schemes which were currently being operational in the district where the hospital is situated.

A study on the various insurance packages for corporate patients at tertiary care hospital

2012-01-01 Venugpal Prabhu

This study was carried out to find out the knowledge of the health insurance policy holders about the policy they were currently using. This was carried out among patients visiting a private tertiary care hospital.