bsc(HIM)

Bachelor Health Information Management

About the Program

The ICFAI University Tripura offers 4 years fulltime Bachelor in Health Information Management program.

A Health Information Management (HIM) Professional is one of the key positions in a healthcare organization responsible for management of various health related information of patient generated within the healthcare system. HIM involves maintaining, collecting, analysing protecting and disseminating traditional and digital medical information essential for delivery of quality care.

Health Information Management covers a broad spectrum of information pertaining to health of the people generated within or outside a healthcare system. Every day, tens of thousands of people across the country visits various healthcare facilities, and these facilities generate huge volume of information pertaining to people health. The majority of healthcare data of a person is captured in a medical record digitally or manually maintained and this includes a wide range of information such as socio-demographic details, family history, past and present illness, physical findings, investigation reports, diagnosis, treatment, medication, etc. Proper management of such vital health information is crucial for patient and physician for continuity of care as well as beneficial for different purposes: health insurance, statistics, research, healthcare administration, policy formulation, public health management, medico-legal cases etc.

At ICFAI University, Agartala we train the A Health Information Management professional for collection, storage, analysis and dissemination of healthcare information within the healthcare system. HIM personnel’s in a healthcare setting would ensure the accuracy and timeliness of patient data for the continuity of quality care. The HIM professionals are essential for all healthcare setting to generate reports and records about patient care, design and manage health information systems, maintain security and legal aspects of patient records and establishing appropriate procedures to protect patient data. A well trained and skilled HIM professionals would be able to take up various challenging positions in public and private hospitals, public health services, health insurance sector, healthcare IT & research organizations and education institutions.

DurationProgram-Icon

4 years

Eligibility Program-Icon

  • Pass in 10+2 exam or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC candidate) with English as a subject of studies in the qualifying examination.

Lateral Entry

Pass in 3 year diploma course in Health Information Management with at least 45% marks in aggregate (40% for SC/ST/OBC candidate). Student will be admitted to second year of Bachelor in Health Information Management program. Students in their final year of diploma may also apply.

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PROGRAM STRUCTURE
Year-I
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Health operation management l
  • Medical terminology
  • Hospital and health system
  • English Language skills
  • Health record science l
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Medical Terminology ll
  • Research methodology & Bio- Statics
  • Basic computers and information Science
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Principals of Management
  • Community orientation and clinical visit (including related practical to course - Introduction to healthcare delivery system in India.
Year-II
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Health Information Management -l
  • Information Technology
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Professional practice in Health Information Management
  • HIM Practicum- 2
  • Health Information Management ll and nomenclature
  • Organizational Development & planning in health Information Management
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Quality Assurance in Healthcare
  • Healthcare financing
Year-III
Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Fundamentals of Health Informatics & Data security
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Surgical Procedures (ICD-9CM), CPT, HCPCS and SNOMED-CT
  • Hospital Organizations and Administration and Medical Ethics and Consumer Protection Act
  • Healthcare Policies and standards
  • Human resource management
  • Procedure coding system/s (ICPM, CPT, PCS)
  • Hospital Accounting and Financial Accounting, Health Insurance and billing Design
  • Health Information Management ll, Medical Transcription and Telemedicine (Th+Pr)
  • Application of HIM in Non-traditional settings
Year-IV
Semester-VII Semester-VIII
  • Bachelor in Health Information Management Internshi
Note:

The program structure may change marginally. The specific details will be given in the Student Handbook.

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the full-time B.Sc. (Dialysis Therapy Technology), B.Sc. (Cardiac Care Technology), B.Sc. (Emergency Medical Technology), Bachelor in Health Information Management, B.Sc in Medical lab Technology and M.Sc in Medical Lab Technology programs offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura. The medium of instruction is English.

  • Pass with 45% (40% for ST/SC/OBC candidates) and above aggregate marks in Class XII from any stream with English as one of the subject from recognized board. Students awaiting final examination results may also apply.

Final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities/Boards by July 29, 2022 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirmed subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum required marks mentioned above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the eligibility criteria by October 31, 2022 will be cancelled. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

The selection of applicants for all programs is on the basis of merit through application and interview. While evaluating applicants for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra co-curricular activities

  • The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the campus. This is to determine the applicants’ attitude and motivation to pursue the program.
  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
  • The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected applicants will be required to pay the admission fee after selection.

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Tripura in any program of the University, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) percent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category.

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide all available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Students can buy the prospectus by remitting ₹ 500 through online or by cash.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Mark sheets/Grade Sheets of all qualifying examinations
  • Non-submission of mark sheets/ grade sheets of all examinations may lead to rejection of application form.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities

The completed Application Form for Admissions may be submitted or sent to the University at:

The Admissions Officer, The ICFAI University Tripura,
University Campus, Agartala-Simna Road, P.O.
Kamalghat, Mohanpur, Agartala-799 210, Tripura (West),
Phone: 0381-2865752/62, Fax: 0381-2865754,
Toll-free: 1 800 345 3673
WhatsApp : 91-6909879797
E-mail : admissions@iutripura.edu.in
WebSite: www.iutripura.edu.in
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/iutripura

Fee Schedule

Fee comprises of Admission Fee, Program Fee, Caution Deposit (Refundable) and Hostel fee as per the details mentioned below:

Admission Fee

All students have to pay an Admission Fee of Rs. 20,000 towards the confirmation of admission.

Students should pay the fee mentioned in the table below at the beginning of each semester as per the due dates indicated in the Student Handbook.

Fee Particulars Bachelor in Health Information Mgmt.
Sem-I to Sem-VI Sem-VII to Sem-VIII
Fee per semester (Rs.) 35,000 10,000
Total program fee (Rs.)  2,30,000

Domicile: Students belonging to the North-East States
Non-Domicile: Students from States other than North-East States. (North East States: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura).

All students are required to pay a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000 along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the program.

Transportation facility is provided from city to campus on payment basis.

Hostel facility is available within the campus. Students will be required to pay the hostel fee as mentioned in the following table:

Hostel Accommodation per semester  Rs. 15,000 per semester for 1st year. Subsequent years fee will be communicated before the commencement of the academic year.
Hostel Deposit (Refundable)  Rs. 10,000
Mess Charges Actual cost will be work out in consultation with Mess Committee.

All payments can be made by using Credit/Debit card or by Internet Banking. Students can also pay by way of Bank Demand Draft drawn on Scheduled Bank in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala, Tripura

Admission Calendar

Bachelor in Health Information Program
Last Date for submission of completed application forms 27 July, 2022
Last date of Admission 29 July, 2022
Registration 1- 6 August, 2022
Commencement of regular classes 8 August, 2022