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Overview

BSc in Health Information Management is designed to equip students to take up independent middle level managerial positions, interacting with all levels of healthcare organisations and use patient data in decision making and everyday operations.

Our graduates work in a broad range of settings that span the continuum of healthcare including hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, home health agencies, long term care facilities and public health agencies.

 

Upon completion of the program the students will be able to:

  • Conceptualise and promote the need for and uses of quality data and information requirements across the patient care providers
  • Organise, analyse and manage health care data in order to improve health care outcomes, implement standards and control costs
  • Manage the content, integrity, accessibility, use, and protection of information resources
  • Adapt to multiple roles and work settings with use of new set of skills
  • Handle the health care data in compliance with national and regional standards
  • Accurately implement and manage applications and processes for clinical classification and coding
  • Analyse and respond to the information needs of internal and external agencies throughout the health care continuum
  • Implement documentation system in variety of healthcare delivery models.

 

The best part of HIM Job:

 

Health information professionals report the following aspects of the HIM job as most satisfying:

  • Contact with a wide range of healthcare professionals
  • Challenges brought on by developments in healthcare and information technology.
  • The design and use of sophisticated health information systems.
  • Opportunities to specialize in Health care IT, Health services management
  • Integral part of  Health care quality & Accreditation programs
  • Being part of the healthcare team
  • Planning and implementation of projects 

 

Job Profile:

 

  • Health Information Managers/Medical Record Officers/Administrators
  • Quality Managers
  • Health Insurance Managers
  • Faculty /Educators
  • Quality Analysts in Research Centers
  • Consultants
  • Coding Specialist for Healthcare Providers
  • Coding Specialists for Health Insurance Firms
  • Third Party Administrators
  • Medical Transcriptionists / Proofers / Editors / QAs etc. 

 

Broad Curriculum

  • Paramedical Subjects
  • English and Communication Skills
  • Fundamental and Advance Computer
  • Health Information management
  • Professionalism and Values
  • Principles of Management
  • Quality Assurance in Hospital and Health Statistics
  • IT for Health Information Management
  • Hospital Organization and Administration
  • Principles and Practice of Medical Transcription
  • Information Governance
  • Public Health Information Management
  • Application of HIM in non-traditional setting
  • HR management
  • Full terms one year Internship and Externship

 

 

Alumni Places:

The graduates of the Department of Health Information Management are working in the following organization at  respectable position in their domain:

Aditya Birla Group | Accenture | Peerless Hospital | Aravind Eye Hospitals | Manipal Group| Narayan Hrudayalaya | Wockhardt Hospitals | KLE Hospital | Sikkim Manipal Hospital | GVK group | Columbia Asia | Max Healthcare group | Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia | Apollo Hospitals | Reliance ADA hospital | Ruby Hall, Pune | Goa Govt. Hospital| Dubai Healthcare city| and many others healthcare organizations in India and Middle East.

 

Contact us at:

 

Head of Department

Department of Health Information Management

Manipal College of Health Professions

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal – 576104

Karnataka, India

Phone: +91-820-2922245, +91-820-2922329

Email: him.mcoahs@manipal.edu

 

 

Duration

4 years inclusive of 1 year internship

Key Dates & Deadlines

05

Fri Jun 05 2020

Jun ' 20

Last date to Apply

01

Sep ' 20

Tentative Course Commencement Date

Facilties

Healthcare
Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in procedures

Innovative Center
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research

Labs
Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries
Libraries have publications on the latest developments in allied healthcare

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

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