Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Informatics

Global Institute of Health Science
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  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • Distance learning
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
    Flexible
  • Credits:
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
Description

Health informatics Training Program (also called Health Information Systems, health care informatics, healthcare informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics, or biomedical informatics) is a discipline at the intersection of information science, computer science, and health care. It deals with the resources, devices, and methods required optimizing the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in health and biomedicine. Health informatics tools include computers, clinical guidelines, formal medical terminologies, and information and communication systems. It is applied to the areas of nursing, clinical care, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, occupational therapy, and (bio) medical research.

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Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

The objective of this program is to expose students to modern health IT, including health data collection, processing and storage and its management. This program primarily focuses on electronic medical data generated and stored in health care and public health organizations.

· Who is it intended for?

Career Options: Health Informatics Consultant Health Informatics Director Nursing Informatics Specialist Chief Medical Information Officer Electronic Medical Record Keeper Healthcare IT Project Manager Clinical Informatics Data Analyst

· Requirements

All Science Graduates, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BPT, BUMS, Pharmacy, Occupational Therapist, Bsc, Msc, Life science, IT Professionals, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Microbiology, Biomedical, Biotech and all professionals working with Hospitals & Healthcare Organizations.

· What marks this course apart?

The course will help you develop a sound understanding of healthcare and the role that information technology is playing in re-shaping the industry and improving people’s health. It is designed for students with a computing, science, engineering, business or healthcare background, who are keen to develop a career in the growing health technology sector.

· What happens after requesting information?

On receiving your request, an academic officer from the the course will call you to explain everything about the course, including all enrollment procedure for the admission.

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What you'll learn on the course

Medical
Health
IT
Hospital Management
Information Management System

Teachers and trainers (1)

Vijay Sharma
Vijay Sharma
CEO

Course programme

Syllabus for PGD in HEALTH OR MEDICAL INFORMATICS

Section -1 Healthcare Industry (MRD Management)

Section -2 IT – DATA MANAGEMENT

Section -3 Health Informatics (MRD)

Chapter -1 Health Informatics

Chapter -2 Medical Record Science and Technology

Chapter -3 MRD Benefits & Risks

Clinical IT Benefits & Risks

Chapter -4 Clinical Decision Support System

Chapter -5 HL 7

Chapter -6 PACS

Chapter -7 DICOM

Chapter -8 ICD 10 (Coding)

Chapter -9 NHII

Chapter -10 CERNER (Optional)

Chapter –11 Medical Terminology

Chapter – 12 Medical Ethics Related to MRD

Chapter -12 Future Healthcare

SUB DETAILS TOPICS

What is Medical Informatics?
What Medical Informatics is not!

Why Medical Informatics?
The Goals of Medical Informatics

Why computers in healthcare?

Bedeviling Issues in Medical Informatics – why are we 20 years behind?
”Who’s going to pay for it?”
”Who’s going to use it?”
”Who’s going to set the standards?”

A Brief History of Medical Informatics

A Taxonomy of Medical Informatics

The Organization (or lack of same) of Medicine

Systems Design Considerations for the Clinical User

Standards in medical informatics

The Organization of Health Information

The Paper-based Medical Record

The Electronic Medical Record

Health Information Systems in Clinical Settings
Hospital Information Systems
Clinic Information Systems
Laboratory Information Systems
Radiology Information Systems
Pharmacy Information Systems

Issues with The Electronic Medical Record

History

Organization

Issues

Current Projects

Impact on quality

Systems in Public Health:
Disease Surveillance
Chronic Disease Management
Disease Registries
Epidemiology

Health Indicators

Statistical reporting

eHealth
”Connectivity” Creating a Virtual Healthcare Delivery System:
Information for the Physician
Information for the Patient.

Clinical Imaging

Systems for Health Finance & Health Insurance:
Methods of Payment
Payor-side systems
Provider-side systems

Managed Care, err, Managed Costs

International Health
In the developing world
In the developed world
How International Health Agencies work

Issues in Telemedicine:

Real-time

Store-and-forward

Systems for Clinical Decision Making
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Expert Systems in Medicine

Bioinformatics and the Genome Project

Measuring Quality and Outcomes

Standards

Quality Improvement
Peer Review “Report Cards”

FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

The Personal Health Record

Smarte Cards, Wireless, RFID and all sorts of gizmos

ETHICAL AND POLITICAL ISSUES
Accessibility v. Confidentiality
Equity & Equality
Health as a Human Right


CONCLUSION AND REVIEW

Additional information

Career Options:
Health Informatics Consultant
Health Informatics Director
Nursing Informatics Specialist
Chief Medical Information Officer
Electronic Medical Record Keeper
Healthcare IT Project Manager
Clinical Informatics Data Analyst Eligibility: All Science Graduates, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BPT, BUMS, Pharmacy, Occupational Therapist, Bsc, Msc, Life science, IT Professionals, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Microbiology, Biomedical, Biotech and all professionals working with Hospitals & Healthcare Organizations. Mode or Methodology: Online & Distance Learning Examination: Online & Distance Exams (MCQ / Theoretical) / Projects Placement Assurance: Successful candidates would get the placement support. CVs of successful candidates would be forwarded to various Organizations. Certification: GIHS Certificate would be awarded to only successful candidates.

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