Certificate Course in Health Information Management

May 28 to June 1, 2018

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the foundation knowledge and introduction to the discipline of hospital health information management. In compliance with the hospital licensing requirement, this course will introduce the policies, organization, systems and procedures, ICD and procedures coding system, hospital statistical requirements, quality systems which are all essential to health information management in hospitals.

Course Objectives
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  1. describe anatomy and physiology of the organ systems of the human body;
  2. describe the medical terminologies significantly used in the course of providing patient care in hospitals;
  3. discuss the organization, policies, standards and procedures related to the management of health information in hospitals;
  4. discuss the principles and methods governing the ICD and procedures coding system used in managing and generating health information reports in hospitals;
  5. compute for the hospital statistics and indicators;
  6. describe the concepts and principles of quality management of health information; and
  7. describe legal implications of managing medical records.