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Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Health Information Technology


Approved by: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD), New Delhi.

Health Information Technology (HIT) has emerged as a new academic discipline and acquired global importance in improving access, quality and effective health care services through vast advancement in management of health and bio-medical Information technology for conceptualization, design anddevelopment medical applications.

HIT is the science that underlies the fusion of health care system, computer sciences, information technology, and business intelligence and streamlines its integration into all aspects of the health care. It deals with the information retrieval and optimal use of biomedical Information, dataand Knowledge for problem solving and decision making. Besides, focusing on the implementation and optimization of the information systems that support clinical practice, Health Information Technology creates the infrastructure that connects and enables the flow of critical information to and from each of the stakeholders in a patient's care.

India has huge demand for skilled manpower in Health Information Technology domain to match with the expanding infrastructural growth in health sector. In order to succeed in this effort, we need to have “Health IT Professionals” who can possess the expertise in information and communication systems, as well as an understanding of clinical processes and guidelines, necessary for delivering optimal patient care.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Health Information Technology (PGDM-HIT), which is approved by AICTE & Ministry of HRD is a 24 Months full time program with an aim. To develop and train individuals as “Health IT Professionals” by providing effective knowledge on use of Health care, Management and ICT to improve the overall healthcare delivery for providing better healthcare services.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:

The career is highly prospective in health care information technology as this is one of the fastest growing fields in Healthcare Sector. Health information technology professionals act as a bridge between the worlds of medicine and technology by dealing with the analysis and interpretation of clinical data and medical information through adopting best IT practices. This course can help students move into functional and management roles with in hospitals, consulting firms, IT industry, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies and other health-related organizations.