Health Management Information System Course And Certification

What is Health Information Management?

Health Information Management (HIM): is the application of information management to health care system towards providing quality health care in hospitals and medical institutions. 

The introduction of technology and widespread of computerization in health care system for record keeping has replaced the traditional (paper-based) records with the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) such as Medical Record Systems and Electronic Medical Systems or softwares. 

What is Health Management Information System?  

Health Management Information System (HMIS): is simply the use of EHR - Electronic Health Records Systems or Softwares to manage patient records towards providing quality and personalized health care. 

HMIS's standards history can be traced back to 1928 when the American Health Information Management Association was introduced. Also at the time, the American College of Surgeons established the - (ARLNA) Association of Record Librarians of North America to elevate the standards of clinical records in hospitals and other medical institutions.

Features and Benefits of Health Management Information System: 

1. HMIS helps to improve the functions and efficiency of the health sector. 

2. HMIS is essential for easy communication of patients information among health workers.

3. HMIS is essential for easy processing and follow up of patients health information. 

4. HMIS helps to prevent loss of health information through backups.

5. HMIS helps to capture adequate health information as needed by organisations. 

6. HMIS helps to reduce divulgence of patients information to unauthorize person through the use of passwords. 

7. HMIS guarantees quick patients information retrieval as at when needed. 

8. HMIS - Health Management Information System is a unique course that study the management of health information of a patient through EHR - Electronic Health Records to better understand the history and status of the patient in order to provide quality and personalized health care. 

9. There are lots of EHR Softwares and Applications used in keeping Medical Records. We have the Open-source softwares which are known as Free or Freemium Softwares which is free to use and the Privately owned softwares which are known as Paid or Premium Softwares which requires some form of payment or charges to use them.

10. The Free and Basic EHR softwares that applies to Health Management Information System is EMR - Electronic Medical Record and MRS - Medical Record System. They are designed to adequately manage patient records and reports and to evaluate it in order for Doctors and Health Workers to understand the health history and status of patients per time. 

The Full course will take you on everything you need to know about HMIS - Health Management Information System from Introduction, History, Policies, Standards etc. up to using the Basic Softwares required for keeping records and reports. You will be a competent HMIS Professional with Diploma Certificate to showcase your competence. 

Health Management Information System Course Outline: 

Health Management Information Systems - A Managerial Perspective 

Health Management Information Systems - Executives

Health Management Information Systems - Online Health Information Seeking

Health Management Information Systems - Enterprise Software

Health Management Information Systems - Community Health Information Networks

Health Management Information Systems - Trending toward Patient-Centric Management Systems

Health Management Information Systems - Integration

Health Management Information Systems - Planning/Information Requirements

Health Management Information Systems - Analysis and Developmental Methodologies

Health Management Information Systems - Data Stewardship: 

Health Management Information Systems - Projects 

Health Management Information Systems - Standards

Health Management Information Systems - Governance, Policy, and International Perspectives

Health Management Information Systems - Innovation

Health Management Information Systems - Open MRS Software Practice

Health Management Information Systems - Open EMR Software Practice

Health Management Information Systems - Exams and Certification

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