Diploma in Healthcare Informatics

  • 3 months course
  • Prepares healthcare professionals to act as a bridge between medicine and technology
  • Helps students to move into management roles in hospitals
  • Covers wide range of topics from Image informatics, Information Systems, Healthcare Information to Public Health Informatics
Accreditation Partner:

Key Features

Certification by AHERF & Medvarsity

Web-based training

One of the fastest growing fields in healthcare industry

Comprehensive coverage of health informatics including e-health

Course Description

The ‘Diploma in Healthcare Informatics‘ course is designed to provide the students with a solid foundation and current best practices of healthcare informatics for successful delivery of patient care in today’s high tech environments. This course also provides comprehensive coverage of fundamental concepts, tools and skill sets to contribute to the application of e-health and health informatics for optimal healthcare delivery.

This course is aimed at graduates from a recognized university.

“This course presents multiple career opportunities to graduates wishing to pursue their career as Clinical Informatics Coordinator or Manager, Informaticist Researcher, Project Manager/Clinical Project Manager,Consultant
Implementation Manager, Clinical Training Manager, Data, Application or System Analyst, Compliance Officer/HIPAA Officer, Health Data/Information Security Manager, Clinical Data Analyst, Technology and Infrastructure leadership, Chief Technology Officer, Product Developer Systems Architect, Systems Engineer, Academic – Faculty for Health Informatics.”

This course is certified by Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation & Medvarsity.

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Course Outline

Session 1
Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
Information & Communication
Data Processing
Telecommunications, Networking & Integration
Database Management
Coding & Classification
Medical Imaging
Image Processing & Analysis
The patient Record
Biosignal Analysis
Data from Hospital
Session 2
Healthcare Informatics in Primary care
Clinical Departmental systems
Clinical Support System
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Medical Decision making
Learning by Humans & Machines
Decision support models
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Knowledge-based systems and expert systems
Logical Operations
Modeling for Decision Support
Image management and communications technology
Bio-statistical Methods
Session 3
Hospital Information System
Evaluation of The Clinical Information systems
Security in Medical Information Systems
Healthcare Informatics- The Future is Here
Healthcare Informatics - Emergence of a Discipline
Course Duration
  • 75 Hrs (Learning Content)
Accreditation Partner

Apollo Hospitals Education and Research Foundation

Payment Options

FAQ

1. Eligibility for the course
  • Is this course recognized by MCI?
    • MCI currently doesn't recognize any online courses delivered by any partner. Through our partnerships with universities and organizations, we ensure that the best learning content is available to our students. Some of our courses may carry international recognition and most of our courses are validated and recognized by over 40 hospital groups in India, Asia and Africa.

  • Can I submit my certificates at a later date after enrollment? Will my provisional certificates suffice the requirement?
    • Certificates are a proof of your previous educational background check thus will be required for the enrollment. However in case of any difficulty you may give a written undertaking to that effect for providing the certificates within the stipulated time frame.
  • Are there any prerequisites for joining this course?
    • To be eligible for this program, you need to complete the undergraduate program. You will be required to submit a copy of the degree certificate.
  • Can I get a government job with this added qualification?
    • You can apply anywhere as per your wish after completion of the program. This added qualification will make you a better health care provider. Selection in government job is mostly dependent on set criteria on which Medvarsity has no control or opinion.
2. Course delivery
  • How to access the course material online?
    • To access the course, click on the "Learn" button on the top right of this page using the login ID and password provided to you. In case you don't have access to login ID and password, write to us at srm@medvarsity.com & quote your registered email ID.
  • What if I am unable to open the Medvarsity website?
    • For any queries or any technical assistance, please call on our toll free number (1800-103-6006) or write to us at srm@medvarsity.com. The matter will be looked into at the earliest.
  • How do I access my course?
  • My User ID and Password isn't working on the LMS.
    •  You will be issued a new user ID and password on completion of the registration process. The user ID created for your registration process will not work on our LMS.
3. Assessment and Exams
  • How will I be assessed during and at the end of the course?
    • You will be assessed through MCQ based online assessment at the end of each module. At the end of the course, you will take the Final Examination (MCQ based online assessment) and viva examination.
  • What is the criterion for being eligible for the Final Examination?
    • You should have passed MCQ based online assessment of each module with a minimum of 60% marks. Then only you can take the Final Examination.
  • How do I appear for the MCQ based online Examination at the end of each module?
    • You have to login into our LMS at lms.medvarsity.com or www.apolloknowledge.com using your user ID and password, and then proceed with the examination as follows:
      • Click on My courses and then click on learn option. Here you will find various options like case discussions, videos, animations, eBook, assessment etc. Click on take assessment and read all the instructions carefully
      • Click on it and then click on to start exam and your exam will begin
      • Every 60 seconds page gets deactivated, hence it is important that you refresh the page time and again.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the first attempt?
    • If you are not able to clear the module test in the first attempt, you can always take a second attempt to clear your module tests.
  • What if I am not able to clear the module tests in the second attempt?
    • You can write to us at srm@medvarsity.com requesting for another attempt by paying a reactivation fee.
  • How many attempts do I have for the final exam?
    • One attempt
  • What if I do not clear the final examination?
    • You can attempt the exam again by paying the applicable reactivation fee.
  • What if I feel that a question is wrongly framed or an answer is wrongly marked in the online exams?
    • If you feel that something is wrongly mentioned, you can write at srm@medvarsity.com, directing it to the academics team.
  • While attempting the online exam, what if there is a power cut or the internet gets disconnected?
    • If at all there is a power cut or your internet gets disconnected, there is nothing to worry. When you login again, you can  continue your test from the point where you had stopped.
  • What if I am not able to complete the course within the duration?
    • You will have to send a request to the CRM team to extend your course and pay the applicable reactivation.
4. Placement Assistance
  • Do you provide any placement assistance?
    • We do not provide any placement guarantee as an outcome of the course. On a case to case basis we will introduce your profile to specific recruiting partners but no job guarantee is provided.
5. Feedback
  • What if I have any concerns regarding the program delivery or what if I have any suggestions to improve the quality of the course?

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