Dr Sabu K M


Department of Health Information Management


    Sabu K M is Associate Dean of MCHP, Manipal and Professor in the Department of Health Information Management, MCHP, MAHE, Manipal.

    He is:

    • Member of Board of Studies
    • Member of Doctoral Committee
    • Project guide for of MSc Hospital & Health Information Management and BSc Health Information Administration program
    • PhD Guide in Health Information Management domain (Manipal Academy of Higher Education).


Subject Semester / Year
Medical Terminology/ Medical Language – I Semester I, MSc HHIA
Medical Terminology/ Medical Language – I Semester II, MSc HHIA
International Classification of Disease Coding Semester III, MSc HHIA
Quality Assurance in Health & Hospital Statistics Semester III, BSc HIA


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Health Information Management Manipal Academy of Higher Education 2006
Master of Applied Sciences Medical Documentation Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala 1999


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
SOAHS Manipal Professor & HOD 2010 - 2013
SOAHS Manipal Associate Professor & HOD 2007 - 2010
SOAHS Manipal Associate Professor & In-charge HOD 2006 - 2007
SOAHS Manipal Senior Grade Lecturer & In-charge 2003 - 2006
SOAHS Manipal Lecturer 2000 - 2003
School of Medical Education, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala Guest Lecturer 2 months
KLE Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Karnataka Resident Hospital Administrator 5 months


Area of Interest

Health Information Management and its Application in Healthcare,Quality Assurance and Management in Health Care, Disease Coding System

Area of Expertise

Health Information Management and its Application in Health,Quality Assurance and Management in Health Care,Disease Coding System

Area of Research

Health Information Management and its Application in Healthcare.,Quality Assurance and Management in Health Care

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Received Developing Country Delegate Sponsorship Award, instituted by International Federation of Health Information Management Administration (IFHIMA) 2013 for participating in 17th IFHIMA Congress held in May 2013 at Montreal, Canada
  • Received the Best Teacher Award in the year 2003 instituted by Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Life member of Indian Society of Health Administrators (ISHA)
  • Life member of Academy of Hospital Administration, India
  • Associate Member of the International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA)
  • Member (Southeast Asia representative) of Global Health Workforce Council (GHWC) Chicago, USA founded by American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and International Federation of Health Information Management Associations (IFHIMA).

Perception of informed consent among the patients coming to radiology department

2013-01-01 Suresh Sukumar Rajagopal KV Rahul P Kotian Sahana Kotian

International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences, 2013.

A social audit of private hospital services in India

2012-01-01 Dola Saha

British Journal of Healthcare Management, 2012, Vol 18(7).

Awareness, attitude and their correlates towards health insurance in an urban south Indian population

2012-01-01 B Reshmi Sreekumaran Nair B Unnikrishnan

Management in Health, 2012, Vol XVI (1).

Knowledge, attitude and practice on blood donation among health science students in a university campus, South India

2011-01-01 Remya A Binu VS Vivek R

2011, Vol 10(2): 6.

A grading system for reproductive and child health indicators in southern India

2011-01-01 Nair NS Bairy R J Roopalekha

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health, 2011.

Problem of breast cancer in South India – A record based study

2010-01-01 Sanjay Pattanshetty Darshan BB Sneha Kamath

Australasian Medical Journal AMJ, 2010.

Development of cost-effective database software for psychiatric research: a study from tertiary care teaching hospital

2010-01-01 Nair NS Sharma PSVN

Online J Health Allied Scs, 2010, Vol 9(3): 8.

Psychosocial and clinical profile of patients diagnosed with dementia in a tertiary care centre

2010-01-01 K S Latha J Roopalekha

Indian Journal of Gerontology, 2010, Vol 24(2).

Smoking among Nepali Youth - prevalence and predictors

VS Binu SH Subba RG Menezes Ganesh Kumar

Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev, 2010, Vol 11, Pg 221-226.